AVON, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 -- This summer, Gru's faithful Minions will land themselves in another sticky situation -- and this time not only with the (former?) super-villain. Duck Tape® today announced that it has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to create Despicable Me 2-inspired Duck Tape®, a fantastically fun print featuring the unpredictably hilarious Minions.
The newest pattern to join the palette of hundreds of Duck Tape® colors, designs and licenses, Despicable Me 2 Duck Tape® is covered with the goggle-wearing Minions set against a white background. Always ready to assist, the Minions featured on Despicable Me 2 Duck Tape® will add a bit of playful flair and humor to any craft project, fashion design or home repair.
"We're excited to introduce Despicable Me 2 Duck Tape® through our licensing agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing," said Traci Finkelmeier, director of licensed products at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape®. "As audiences gear up for the summer release on July 3, new Despicable Me 2 Duck Tape® will make it easy and fun for fans everywhere to use their creativity to make their own personalized movie crafts, and we can't wait to check out their handiwork."
Despicable Me 2 Duck Tape® is available now at retailers nationwide. To see the latest duct tape creations, or share your masterpiece, visit DuckBrand.com.
ABOUT DESPICABLE ME 2
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In summer 2013, get ready for more Minion madness in Despicable Me 2.
Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy adventure featuring the return of (former?) super-villain Gru (Steve Carell), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions...and a host of new and outrageously funny characters. www.despicable.me
ABOUT 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.
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