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Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Expands Industrial/Construction and Electrical Sales Force

Feb 14, 2018 | Corporate News

HICKORY, N.C. (February 2018) – Hickory, North Carolina-based Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading producer of pressure-sensitive tapes, has expanded its sales force serving the Industrial/Construction and Electrical (ICE) Channel with the addition of Mike Czaja as National Sales Manager and promotion of Eric Stone to Vice President of Sales.

As National Sales Manager, Mike Czaja will manage ICE sales efforts for the Western half of the United States. He comes to Shurtape from Stanley Black & Decker, where he gained significant industry experience as Sales Manager for the Commercial Tool Division.

With the promotion to Vice President of Sales, Eric Stone will lead the company’s expansion in the ICE channel, leveraging more than 20 years of industry and leadership experience.

Rounding out the support of the channel are two recent new hires: National Sales Manager John Erwin,who will focus on ICE sales efforts for the Eastern half of the United States, and Senior National Account Manager Nick Baloun, who will continue to manage a variety of national accounts within the channel.

“Our ongoing expansion in the ICE channel allows us to continue to meet the market demands for high-quality, innovation tape solutions to get the job done,” said Rob DeVries, Senior Vice President of Sales, Shurtape. “With the addition of Mike to the team, the promotion of Eric, and enhancement of our Shurtape® brand product portfolio, including the introduction of our new EV and LR Series electrical tapes, we have set the stage to continue to service this ever-growing channel.”

Learn more about our ICE product portfolio by visiting Shurtape.com.


Shurtape®, Hickory, N.C., is an industry-leading producer of pressure-sensitive tapes designed to meet the most exacting standards. Products include masking and paper, foil and film, packaging, double-coated, cloth and duct, and other specialty tape products, in addition to packaging dispensers and equipment for automated and manual packaging applications. Shurtape proudly serves a variety of markets, from painting and packaging to HVAC and transportation, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. For more information about Shurtape, visit www.shurtape.com, find us on Facebook® or follow us on Twitter®.

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