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Duck Tape(R) Facebook(R) Page Hits Five Million Fans


March 20, 2012 - Avon, OH

Chanel®, Mercedes®, Nickelodeon® and... Duck Tape®? They have more in common than you think -- five million things, to be exact.

ShurTech Brands LLC, the marketers and manufacturers of Duck Tape® brand duct tape, is excited that its Duck Tape® Facebook® page has reached five million fans. Lovers of Duck Tape® products have found a home on www.facebook.com/ducktape for their Duck Tape® creations and are sharing their do-it-yourself tips and designs in huge numbers.

What started with a few unique Duck Tape® outfits and bags has evolved into a wildly creative and seriously stylish trend, with enthusiasts using the Duck® brand palette of more than 35 colors and prints to design crafts, fashion, sculpture and more. Duck Tape® fans can share their own stories, photos and videos on the Duck® Facebook® page.

"We have the most creative and devoted fans around, and we're thrilled that our Facebook® page provides a forum for so many of their designs and tips, as well as the newest Duck Tape® products and contests," said Bill Kahl, executive vice president of marketing for ShurTech Brands, LLC. "This incredible milestone is a testament to the originality, quality and diversity of our patterns, and highlights just how versatile Duck Tape® really is."

DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, hardware and craft retailers in more than 35 colors and prints, including colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and prints such as Zig-Zag Zebra®, Spotted Leopard™ and Hot Rod™, as well as the new College Duck Tape® brand duct tape featuring logos from favorite college teams.

Duck Tape® is marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and the Duck® brand, which offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office. Visit DuckBrand.com for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our five million fans on Facebook® (facebook.com/ducktape) or by following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand).

SHURTECH BRANDS
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter's Mate Green®, FrogTape®, Caremail® and Easy Liner® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit ShurTech.com for more information.

Twitter® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.
Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.
Chanel® is a registered trademark of Chanel, Inc.

Mercedes® is a registered trademark of Daimler AG.

Nickelodeon® is a registered trademark of Viacom International Inc.

Contact:
Jennifer Allanson
Falls Communications
216.472.2372
jallanson@fallscommunications.com

Kelly Schlissberg
Falls Communications
216.472.2380
kschlissberg@fallscommunications.com

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