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Duck(R) Brand and The Avengers Assemble for New Duck Tape(R) Print

Apr 24 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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AVON, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 -- Epic teamwork. Distinct powers. Marvel's legendary Super Heroes are joining forces with America's classic fix-all for the ultimate powerhouse pairing -- "The Avengers" Duck® brand duct tape! The tape combines the mighty force of Captain America, Thor, Hulk and Iron Man with the longtime strength of Duck Tape®, helping to add a heroic twist to repairs, crafting and more.

"The Avengers" Duck Tape® features the four famous Marvel characters banding together to save humanity from threats too big for one super hero: Captain America runs full-speed ahead; Thor swings his mighty hammer; Hulk flexes his incredible muscles; and Iron Man readies repulsor rays on his energy-powered suit of armor.

"The Avengers' combination of powerful qualities goes hand-in-hand with the strength, versatility and durability that's helped Duck Tape® stand the test of time," said Traci Finkelmeier, director of licensed products at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape®. "Our fans constantly amaze us with inventive new ways to use the sticky stuff, so we're thrilled to give them this fun and action-packed new print."

This new addition to the Duck Tape® family of more than 200 colors, designs and licenses is now available at retailers nationwide. To see the latest duct tape creations, or share your masterpiece, visit www.duckbrand.com.

DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes a vibrant assortment of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and designs such as Mustache, Graffiti and Zig-Zag.

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 more than five million fans on Facebook® (facebook.com/ducktape), following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest® (pinterest.com/theduckbrand) or watching us on YouTube® (youtube.com/theduckbrand).

ABOUT MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com.

SHURTECH BRANDS, LLC
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter's Mate Green®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® 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, United Kingdom, 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.

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