About

Shurtape Technologies, LLC, is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of adhesive tape and consumer home and office products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Together, our subsidiaries serve numerous markets, including industrial/MRO, building and construction, packaging, electrical, stucco, HVAC, professional paint, automotive, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, graphic arts, sound control, medical, DIY, home and office, and retail.

In addition to specialty adhesive solutions, we offer products under recognizable brand names such as Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter’s Mate®, Shurtape®, T-REX®, and Kip®.

MISSION

To be regarded as a market leader among OEMs, channel partners, trade buyers and users by building differentiated products and brands through leadership in marketing, innovation, quality and sustainability.

PURPOSE

To provide better, easier solutions for everyday household and workplace tasks.

VALUES

  • Believing in People: Ethical / Accountable / Trustworthy
  • Communicating Openly and Honestly: Transparent / Fact-based / Consistent
  • Encouraging Imagination: Curious / Creative / Collaborative
  • Fostering Stewardship: Committed to Health and Safety / Involved in Our Communities / Socially and Environmentally Responsible
  • Striving for Excellence: Progressive / Solutions-Oriented / Continuously Improving
  • Delighting Customers: Reliable / Responsive / Committed to Quality

TIMELINE

C

1880

Abel Alexander Shuford
Shuford Mills became a major domestic textile producer, manufacturing a broad range of spun yarns and cordage.

L

1955

The beginnings of the Shuford Mills Tape Division
SHUFORD MILLS TAPE DIVISION CREATED

L

1960

Shuford Mills Entering the Retail Market
SHUFORD MILLS BEGINS SUPPLYING MELVIN A. ANDERSON COMPANY WITH TAPE FOR THE RETAIL MARKET

 

 

L

1971

Manco Logo
JACK KAHL BUYS MELVIN A ANDERSON & CREATES MANCO

 

L

1972

 

Production workers at Stony Point, NC facility
DUCT TAPE EXPANSION EVENTUALLY MOVING PRODUCTION TO STONY POINT, NC

 

L

1980

 

 

The Original Duck Tape Brand Logo
JACK KAHL REGISTERS THE DUCK TAPE® BRAND

 

L

1996

 

Shurtape logo
SHURTAPE TECHNOLOGIES & SHURTAPE BRAND CREATED SPUN OUT AS SEPARATE COMPANY FROM SHUFORD MILLS

L

1997

Aerial view of Hudson, NC Shurtape Facility

HOT MELT PACKAGING TAPES FACILITY BUILT IN HUDSON, NC

L

1998

Henkel Consumer Adhesives
MANCO ACQUIRED BY HENKEL GMBH TO FORM HENKEL CONSUMER ADHESIVES

L

2000

KIP sticks to quality logo
HOT MELT MASKING, FOIL & GAFFERS TAPE FACILITY ADDED IN HICKORY, NC

L

2000

Aerial view of Hickory, NC Shurtape Facility
SHURTAPE ACQUIRES KIP GMBH, A GERMANY-BASED PROVIDER OF PAINTERS’ TAPES

L

2003

Shurtape Converting Division in Songjiang, China

SHURTAPE ESTABLISHES CHINA CONVERTING DIVISION IN SONGJIANG, CHINA

L

2004

 

Gaffers Tape Application

SHURTAPE ACQUIRES THE MANUFACTURING ASSETS OF TAPE SPECIALTIES LIMITED (CANADA) AND THE ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT ASSETS OF PERMACEL

L

2006

 

Aerial view of Shurtape Product Development Facility in Hickory, NC

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION CAPABILITIES SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED WITH ADDITION OF NEW, EXPANDED FACILITY ON HIGHLAND AVENUE

 

L

2008

Shurtape Facility in Changshu, China
SHURTAPE ADDS COATING CAPABILITY IN CHINA WITH A NEW FACILITY IN CHANGSHU

L

2009

 

ShurTech Brands logo

FORMER MANCO ASSETS (INCLUDING DUCK® AND PAINTER’S MATE® BRANDS) ACQUIRED FROM HENKEL TO FORM SHURTECH BRANDS, LLC

 

L

2010

 

FrogTape logo
FROGTAPE® BRAND ACQUIRED FROM INSPIRED TECHNOLOGIES

L

2015

 

T-Rex Tape logo

T-REX® BRAND ADDED TO COMPANY’S BRAND PORTFOLIO

L

2017

 

Shurtape Specialty Coating logoShurmed logo
SYNTAC COATED PRODUCTS ACQUIRED TO CREATE SHURMED & SHURTAPE SPECIALTY COATING