Shurtape with Frog Tape sponsors Young Painters

June 3, 2019 3:53 pm

Shurtape UK became a sponsor of Johnstone’s Trade Young Painter of the Year Competition The event, which is in its 15th year, celebrates young painting and decorating talent across the UK and has a total of eight regional finals. The Midlands heat of the competition took place at the Wigston Campus on Thursday 23 May. Competitors were tasked to draw up and paint to a set design brief over the space of 6 hours. Matt Burnham from Shurtape added: “From our point of view, it is excellent to be investing in the future, we hope these students go on to have long and successful careers” Apprentice Annabel Bethell scooped first place with Corban George, taking second place.

Shurtape celebrates a decade on TV

March 25, 2019 4:35 pm

Shurtape is delighted to invest in its 10th year of high profile TV advertising this Spring.   The global tape manufacturer’s market-leading products, Duck Tape® and FrogTape® will be promoted on TV from mid-March and throughout April, while the company’s newest brand, T-Rex Tape, is the focus of a concurrent nationwide radio campaign.   Targeting the mainstream consumer DIYer, Shurtape’s Spring campaign is a highly targeted sponsorship and ad schedule across TV and radio and will promote the three brands’ involvement in April’s National Home Improvement Month. Built around ITV’s prime daytime show Good Morning Britain, and Talksport, it will deliver huge mainstream reach, while also including supporting print and online marketing.   Says Alan Murray, Shurtape UK Head of... View Article

Reporting LIVE from the Ricoh and the Professional Painter and Decorator show

November 27, 2018 1:43 pm

Shurtape with its market leading brand FrogTape is at the Professional Painter and Decorator show – stand 13, lots of deals and offers to be had. Plus see our world famous demonstrator Andrew Dickens. He will be joined by the USA’s Idaho painter too Its been crazy busy this morning – with so many people enjoying the many offers and Lucky Dip!   Stand 13 don’t forget -as for “Magic Matt!” or “Master Burns”    

FrogTape to Star at the National Painting and Decorating Show.

November 20, 2018 10:04 am

Its November….   So its that time of the year the Shurtape team  “roll” into Coventry and the Ricoh for the National Painting and Decorating Show .   This year, “Our main focus for the show will be FrogTape”, says Alan Murray, Shurtape UK Head of Marketing. “We’ve been working with a number of professionals to show how users can ‘Bring Paint to Life’ using FrogTape and look forward to sharing these with visitors.” Andrew Dickens our Master professional Painter – will be there to pass on his wisdom and latest techniques We will also be showing our other No1 Brands at the show, as we believe every painter should be prepared for every eventuality when on the job. So come... View Article

Shurtape Announces new Addition to Sales team

September 17, 2018 5:25 pm

Jason Burns recently announced that he has brought back to the Shurtape UK team, Key Account Manager Helen Shingler. Helen brings a wealth of experience to the team – having previously worked on the brands at Shurtape and was one of the team that helped bring Duck Tape into the UK back in 2000. Jason continues – “I am delighted that Helen (a fellow Arsenal fan) has agreed to rejoin Shurtape UK. We know Helen well, having never lost contact with her and the customers absolutely adore her. Helen’s knowledge of the market and its unique needs puts her in a great position to drive our brands further.” Helen will bring her unique skills to all aspects the Shurtape Sales function, concentrating particularly on the ever... View Article

Shurtape Brings its Brands to LIFE on TV and Radio this coming Autumn in the UK

September 12, 2018 1:21 pm

Shurtape has announced its Autumn marketing plans and is delighted to be investing heavily in national broadcast for the ninth year in a row – across all of its brands.   The leading adhesive tape manufacturer is targeting both mainstream and professional DIYers with campaigns that grab the most high profile and targeted spots across broadcast channels.   A new Frogtape campaign, which runs throughout October, is entitled ‘Brings Painting to Life’ and seeks to illustrate how easily consumers can create a whole host of creative paint finishes. It will include slots in ITV’s prime morning shows ‘Good Morning Britain’ and ‘This Morning’.   Shurtape’s world-leading Duck Tape will run ads at the same time, giving both brands a huge... View Article

Shurtape UK now has its own Linked In Page

August 22, 2018 11:07 am

    Please search for us on Linked In by typing Shurtape UK Ltd Or follow the link The place for all latest news, insights, opinions and Job Opportunities Be sure to Follow us  

Proud to announce the inclusion of FrogTape in Crafts Beautiful this month

June 5, 2018 12:24 pm

Pleased to announce that FROG has been selected for editorial inclusion in the  latest (JULY) edition of Crafts Beautiful. Crafters are now getting the Frog Tape bug – the latest July edition is spreading the Frog Tape(R)  message out to crafters. Encouraging them to upcycle and decorate in a craftily fashion. The Crafter is very open to the proposition that is FROGTAPE – looking to upcycle, decorate and to take the tape outside and decorate pots and so on Great to have that endorsement now from the nations best craft mag. This is all part of the integrated campaign on FROG to “BRING PAINTING TO LIFE” and to raise awareness of the No1 UK Masking tape to new audiences. FrogTape(R) really... View Article

Shurtape aims to inspire with biggest ad investment yet

March 2, 2018 4:14 pm

        For the 9th consecutive year  a high profile advertising campaign for Spring is planned, to inspire homeowners and renters – and drive more traffic into stores. All three of the company’s leading brands are to be featured , with double the investment on Duck Tape® and FrogTape® signalling a real commitment to awareness, sales and industry growth. A brand new Frog Tape ad will focus on how the product helps homeowners and renters improve their surroundings. It will run from March until the end of May alongside Duck Tape’s ads, which focus on the wide range of leading Duck products. The company’s T-Rex ad, will continue to highlight the uses for its ‘ferociously strong’ all purpose... View Article