HICKORY, N.C. (July 2019) – The Industrial Group of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, has become a preferred supplier of the IBC industrial buying group, a network of independent distributors for industrial products servicing the U.S., Canada, parts of Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Through this partnership, IBC members will now be able to deliver Shurtape® brand solutions to integrated supply chains. Those product solutions include cloth and duct, masking and paper, packaging, electrical, foil, film, and double-coated tapes. Additionally, IBC members will have access to resources, training and education to help promote growth and success within the channels and industries they serve, including automotive, aerospace, agriculture, food and beverage, medical, machinery manufacturing and more.

“With Shurtape as an IBC preferred supplier, our distributor members can deliver high-quality tape solutions, among other benefits, to their end-user customers,” said Mark Higgins, Business Development, Relations and Recruitment, IBC. “That’s our focus – to provide our network of independent distributor members with access to the best products, most competitive pricing and most reliable suppliers to contribute to growth and financial health throughout the end-user segments and supply chains we serve.”

“We are excited and proud to become a preferred supplier to IBC,” said Rob Nelson, Senior Regional Manager, Sales, Shurtape. “Through this partnership, IBC members will have access to our comprehensive product portfolio, in addition to resources and education to help promote success within the group. We look forward to a rewarding partnership.”

“Shurtape has been dedicated to developing and delivering high-quality, innovative tape solutions for decades – a commitment that is strengthened by aligning with the right partners to help bring those products to the market,” added Rob DeVries, Senior Vice President, Sales, Shurtape. “IBC’s values, focus on innovation and continuous improvement, and ability for its members to understand the needs of diverse end-users and then align those needs with the right product solutions make this partnership a great fit for everyone.”

To learn more about IBC, visit IndustrialBuyers.com. For more information about Shurtape, and to view the product portfolio, visit Shurtape.com.