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Is There Room for “Green” In Tape Manufacturing?

Is There Room for “Green” In Tape Manufacturing?

Somehow, the manufacturing and disposal of adhesive-backed tapes manages to continue to stay under the “green” radar.  A product, that for the most part, is designed to be used once, discarded and then replaced with new tape is a great business model, but hardly one that recognizes the need for sustainability. There does seem to […]

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Next Four Years Forecast To Be Strong Growth Year For Adhesive Tape Market

Next Four Years Forecast To Be Strong Growth Year For Adhesive Tape Market

Whatech.com, an online business technology web site is predicting that the global pressure sensitve tape market will see a strong second half of 2015. The report specifically cites new eco-friendly and biodegradable adhesives as factors driving growth. You can read the report by clicking here.  

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Enough Tape To Cover The Earth?

Enough Tape To Cover The Earth?

Demand for pressure sensitive tape continues to grow, and is now projected to exceed 50 billion square meters by 2018. Enough to cover the earth? Not quite. The earth’s surface is estimated to be 510 million square kilometers. Still, that is a lot of tape!  

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German Tape Making Jobs Head To New Mexico

German Tape Making Jobs Head To New Mexico

European tape maker Certo Plast is setting up shop in Las Cruces, New Mexico and will bring 100 jobs to the community. Certo Plast hopes that proximity to the border will make exports of their products to Mexico easier. The company is receiving $150,000.00 in state and local incentives to facilitate the move. Read more […]

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How Big Rolls Become Small Rolls-The Tape Converting Process

How Big Rolls Become Small Rolls-The Tape Converting Process

Pro Tapes and Specialties, the maker of Pro Gaffer gaffers tape (and lots of other tape products) operates a tape conversion facility in North Brunswick New Jersey. This is where large rolls of tape, called “jumbos”, are converted into all the useful sizes that you use every day. Click here for a video about the […]

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Pro Tapes Announces Promotion

Pro Tapes Announces Promotion

Pro Tapes and Specialties, a tape converter and manufacturer located in North Brunswick, NJ, has announced the promotion of long time employee Dennis Mirabella to the position of Director of their Arts and Entertainment business unit. Mirabella, who has been with the company for 32 years, will now oversee Pro Tapes international network of dealers […]

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Why Is Electrical Tape Black?  Blame It On The Sun

Why Is Electrical Tape Black? Blame It On The Sun

While electrical tape comes in a rainbow of colors, the most common, by far, is black. Black vinyl tape is used world wide by electrical and maintenance workers for insulating cable and electrical connections. The primary reason that black is the most common color is that black vinyl tape can be made more resistant to […]

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Newly Designed Web Site Helps You Find The Tape You Need

Newly Designed Web Site Helps You Find The Tape You Need

The newly designed Shurtape.com  helps craftsmen and technicians find just the right product to get the job done. The entry portal to the web site features a “Find your tape” function that quickly leads you to the products that are designed for your job and includes a handy comparison chart generator that lets you see the […]

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Surgical Glue May Lead To New Tape Advances

Surgical Glue May Lead To New Tape Advances

A glue so strong that it will seal a surgical incision in a child’s beating heart could lead to major advances in tape adhesives. The glue was developed by Dr. Pedro del Nido, a surgeeon at Boston Childrens’ Hospital to aid in heart surgery and it is able to bond even in the presence of […]

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Environmentally Conscious Tape Buyers Endorse RTMP

Environmentally Conscious Tape Buyers Endorse RTMP

Tape manufacturers and buyers have endorsed the Responsible Tape Manufacturer Program from the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council as a way to find suppliers that invest in responsible manufacturing processes. This program is designed to recognize good manufacturing practices and pass that information on to customers. Click here for more information.  

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