Published: September 20, 2012

AVON, Ohio (September 2012) – Thanks to qualities like passion, creativity, dedication and teamwork, ShurTech Brands, LLC, has recently been recognized for its exceptional work culture by leading Northeast Ohio organizations. On Sept. 19, 2012, ShurTech Brands was named among the NorthCoast 99, an annual recognition program that honors 99 outstanding workplaces for premier talent in Northeast Ohio. Earlier this summer, ShurTech Brands was also recognized as one of the top 100 workplaces in the area by The Plain Dealer, the Cleveland-based daily newspaper.

For the second year in a row, ShurTech Brands has received honors from NorthCoast 99, a program developed and presented by ERC, Northeast Ohio's leading and largest professional organization dedicated to human resources practices, programs and services. ShurTech Brands joins companies that span more than 20 industries, including manufacturers, health and human service organizations, technology companies and professional services firms.  

ShurTech Brands was also recognized by The Plain Dealer as a “Top Workplace,” a designation received by 100 local companies based on a survey that was distributed to more than 130,000 employees in Northeast Ohio. The survey assessed employee workplace satisfaction to determine companies that possess an outstanding culture and promote a positive work environment. More than 240 companies participated and 132 met the nationwide criteria as a “Top Workplace.”  

“We’re extremely proud to be honored and recognized for our culture and work environment,” said John Kahl, CEO of ShurTech Brands. “From our environment that promotes open communication to our focus on community involvement and volunteerism, our people make the difference. We work diligently to create robust programs that empower our partners to thrive within our company – and our communities at large. We’re thrilled to be included among such highly regarded companies in the Greater Cleveland area.”


ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter’s Mate Green®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape®  brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip®brands. Visit for more information.

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