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Need Gaffers Tape?  Fill ‘Er Up!

Need Gaffers Tape? Fill ‘Er Up!

In the face of relentless raw material price increases used for almost all of the products we sell, I have been forced to follow commodity markets, something I never expected to have to do. We’ve even built a new web site that tracks the cost of tape raw materials futures in real time. We’ve watched […]

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Use Less Tape! That’s Right, You Heard Me

Use Less Tape! That’s Right, You Heard Me

When the going price for a case of gaffers tape breaks the $300.00 mark, it is time to look for some tape saving strategies.  Gaffers tape is our most important product, but we came from a sales and distribution background and we know the pain of handling the cost of expendables. Here are a few […]

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We’re Spreading The Word

We’re Spreading The Word

When bringing out  our newly revamped version of  Thetapeworks.com web site, we were pleased to introduce you to the Arts Department students at Northwood High School who helped us put this site together. As the end of the school year nears,  Nortwoods Arts students and alumni  are really making a news in the awards arena. […]

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Thetapeworks.com Introduces New Line of Extension Cords

Thetapeworks.com Introduces New Line of Extension Cords

For many years we sold a very useful multi-outlet extension cord made by a company called Electratrac.  Our customers loved it for applications like onstage wiring, trade show set up and tent lighting.  You got outlets spaced every five or ten feet, which made providing a power outlet exactly where it was needed a snap. […]

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Is It Time For The 55 Yard Roll of Gaffers Tape?

Is It Time For The 55 Yard Roll of Gaffers Tape?

We’ve been selling gaffers tape for a long time (25 years!) and have seen a lot of changes in the adhesive tape industry.  Unfortunately, the change we can always count on is a periodic price increase.  Usually about once a year (more often lately) major tape manufacturers point to the cost of raw materials (most […]

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Walking The Walk at TheTapeworks.com

Walking The Walk at TheTapeworks.com

One of my least favorite jobs is painting.  It’s tedious and messy and something I will always put off  if  I can find an excuse.  We are renovating an office space at Harrison Bros. and the task of sprucing it up with a fresh coat of paint has fallen to me. The real subject of […]

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