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History Of Duct Tape

Duct tape was originally created in 1942 during World War 2. The original use was to keep moisture out of the ammunition cases. Since it was waterproof, people referred to it as "Duck Tape. The tape was similar to what was used in their cloth medical tapes. It was quickly discovered that the tape was very useful and used could be used it to fix their guns, jeeps, aircraft, etc. After the war, it used to connect heating and air conditioning duct work together.

During the 1970s, when the partners at Manco, Inc. placed rolls of duct tape in shrink wrap. Different grades and colors of duct tape weren´t far behind. Soon, duct tape became the most versatile tool in the household.

The best thing about this product is that is made in Hickory, North Carolina and that creates jobs for people who…

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About

History Of Duct Tape

Duct tape was originally created in 1942 during World War 2. The original use was to keep moisture out of the ammunition cases. Since it was waterproof, people referred to it as "Duck Tape. The tape was similar to what was used in their cloth medical tapes. It was quickly discovered that the tape was very useful and used could be used it to fix their guns, jeeps, aircraft, etc. After the war, it used to connect heating and air conditioning duct work together.

During the 1970s, when the partners at Manco, Inc. placed rolls of duct tape in shrink wrap. Different grades and colors of duct tape weren´t far behind. Soon, duct tape became the most versatile tool in the household.

The best thing about this product is that is made in Hickory, North Carolina and that creates jobs for people who live in the US. Now people all over the nation are creating things out of this tape. You can make a choice purchase a wallet, IPod cover, pens, journals created by children in foreign countries or from one of the duct tape creators here in the US. It is time to bring money and jobs back to our country.

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