We are so excited to announce our upcoming Big Tour in association with FIX Radio. Our KIP Tour will take place in and around London from Monday 13th – Friday 17th September. We will be introducing our brand NEW Kip range of tapes and decorating accessories. Our Duck / T-REX Tape Tour will start in London from Monday 20th – Friday 24th September, before moving to Manchester from Monday 27th September – Friday 1st October, and we will be showcasing a whole load of Duck and T-REX products. We will be giving away goody bags FULL of exciting products as well as offering you the change to win an iPad Air worth over £500! Look... View Article
We are delighted to be joining the Painting and Decorating Show on 26-27th November 2019 – and will be taking all our popular products, along with a series of giveaways and exclusive offers. For two days, our team will be taking one of the largest spaces at the Ricoh Arena to show how best to use FrogTape® in daily life, with a number of interactive demonstrations and masterclasses hosted by well-known guest presenter Andrew Dickens. As well as learning about the wide range of paint effects that can be achieved, there will be the opportunity to make the most of great deals on Multi-Surface, Delicate Surface and Gloss & Satin products from the FrogTape range. Additional offers on sister... View Article
Shurtape will once again be joining over 150 brands when they attend the Screwfix Live Show 2019. Returning to Farnborough, the show will take place at the International Exhibition & Conference Centre from Friday 27th September – Sunday 29th September 2019, and is set to be their biggest and best show ever. Visit us on Stand H14 to see our range of FrogTape®, Duck Tape® and T-Rex® tapes. We look forward to seeing you there!
Shurtape recently joined Georgia Toffolo (Toff from I’m a Celebrity) to officially open a beautiful garden space at the Eden Ward of Wexham Park Hospital, part of Frimley Health Foundation Trust. NHS Complementary Therapist Michele Martin, who works with the patients at Eden Ward, spotted the potential of the neglected outdoor space within the premises last year. She began a campaign to create a sanctuary for patients and families, securing funding outside the NHS – and we agreed to get involved after its we met Michele through our business network. The journey was filmed as part of BBC One’s “One Day That Changed My Life” which aired earlier this year. On Thursday, 19th September the garden was officially opened by... View Article
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 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
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”
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
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 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