About us

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, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates, China and Australasia. 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

1880

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

1955

Shuford Mills tape division created

1960

Shuford Mills begins supplying melvin a. Anderson company with tape for the retail market

1971

Jack Kahl buys Melvin a Anderson & creates Manco.

1972

Duct tape expansion eventually moving production to stony point, NC.

1980

Jack Kahl registers the Duck Tape® brand.

1996

Shurtape Technologies & Shurtape brand created spun out as separate company from Shuford Mills.

1997

Hot melt packaging tapes facility built in Hudson, NC.

1998

Manco acquired by Henkel GmbH to form Henkel consumer adhesives.

2000

Hot melt masking, foil & gaffers tape facility added in Hickory, NC.

2000

Shurtape acquires Kip GmbH, a germany-based provider of painters’ tapes.

2003

Shurtape establishes china converting division in Songjiang, China.

2004

Shurtape acquires the manufacturing assets of tape specialties limited (Canada) and the arts and entertainment assets of Permacel.

2006

Product development & innovation capabilities significantly increased with addition of new, expanded facility on highland avenue.

2008

Shurtape adds coating capability in China with a new facility in Changshu.

2009

Former Manco assets (including Duck® and Painter’s Mate® brands) acquired from Henkel to form ShurTech Brands, LLC.

2010

FrogTape® brand acquired from inspired technologies.

2015

T-Rex® brand added to company’s brand portfolio.

2017

Syntac coated products acquired to create Shurtape specialty coating.