Building a Brand: Scotch Tape
Much like 3M, American Biltrite Inc. Tape Products Division, now known as ABI Tape, has been determined to perfect the art of tape manufacturing throughout the years.
A Message from Management: An Optimistic Outlook for Q2
As Q1 concludes, Vice President and General Manager Michel Merkx shares his optimistic outlook for Q2.
An Invention That Stuck Around
In celebration of National Inventors’ Day, we uncovered the story of Richard Drew, the man who created a staple item found in almost every home and workplace: Scotch Tape.
Get Your Creativity on a Roll
When you think of tape, “fun” might not be the first word that comes to mind. However, if you get creative, tape can bring about all kinds of enjoyment.
Getting off the Ground: National Aviation Week
Since the dawn of time, mankind has looked to the sky with wonder and dreamed of flight. From the Wright brothers’ Flyer to the Spirit of St. Louis, learning how to fly has changed the course of human history.
An Unlikely Hero: How Sticky Tape Led to the Nobel Prize
Graphene – a perfect carbon atomic lattice and the strongest
and thinnest material in the world. Merely one atom thick, graphene is a better
conductor than copper of both electricity and heat. Without sticky tape, it would not exist.
Tape Philadelphia: Enter the Cocoon
With our headquarters residing just outside of Philadelphia in Moorestown, NJ, we were so excited to hear about the installation of a new sculpture made from… You guessed it… Tape!
Leathercraft: A Timeless Tradition
Today, we’re taking a look at a time honored tradition that dates back to an ancient age, but has never gone out of style: leather crafting. Nowadays, we often see leather when we look at our shoes, wallets, belts, and purses. Leather is so common that we forget it has been part of our history since before 50,000 BC.
Out of This World Tape
Here on Earth, we use duct tape for many things in our daily lives. However, few people know it isn’t only used on the ground. Rockets, space shuttles, and space stations use duct tape, and it flies on every NASA mission. Tape has helped save astronauts’ lives, and it is easy to see why they – and we – are over the moon about it.
A Marvel-ous Use of Tape
Everyone needs tape sometimes, even superheroes. In Deadpool 2, Deadpool uses duct tape to repair and hold his suit together. In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. II, Rocket Raccoon needs tape to cover up a dangerous button and even interrupts a battle to have Starlord search for it. So when nine year-old Jackson Napolitano and his dad, Philip, decided to take on a super project of their own, they too turned to tape.