The Tapeworks logo

Tape & Supplies for Production Professionals


HOME STORE Gaffers Tape
gaffers tape
Duct Tape
duct tape
Cloth Tape
cloth tape
Vinyl Tape
vinyl tape
Safety Tape
safety tape
Paper Tape
paper tape
Double Face
double faced tape
Printed Tape
printed tape
Floor Tape
floor tape
 
My Account
my account
Talking Tape
talking tape
Tape Tips
Which Gaffers Tape is
Right for You?
Why Buy
Tape Online?

What's A Gaffer?

Why Does Glow Tape Glow?
Gaffers Tape-Expensive & Worth It
How To
Tape Down a Cable

We're Ready To Solve Your Problems

harrison brothers logo

 

 

 

Harrison Bros. Inc.
47 N. Chatham Pkwy.
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Dear Friends;
Before you read this letter, jump in your car, fill up the gas tank, drive to the mall and buy a pair
of khaki pants. Then come back, catch your breath, and read on.

Perhaps, now it will be a little clearer to you why gaffers tape prices are going up, yet again.

The primary components in gaffers tape are cotton cloth (remember the khaki pants) and oil
based synthetic adhesives (the "fill up the gas tank" part of my introduction).

U.S. based adhesive-backed tape manufacturers are competing on a global basis for the raw
materials they need to make tape. In addition to global demand for cotton (prices doubled in
the last year), continued problems in the primary oil producing countries of the Middle East
make the price for this tape component more volatile than it has ever been.

We appreciate your orders and your ongoing loyalty and feel the pain of anyone in the
production business who must deal with price increases at a point where the economy in our
industry is just getting back on its feet.

I am confident that the manufacturers of the products we offer are doing all they can to hold
down price increases, and we applaud their efforts. They are in a tough spot.

If you have any observations or comments regarding tape pricing, or any strategies you would
like to share regarding how to get the most out of a roll of tape, please let me know. I can be
reached at the number above, or email me at jeff@harrisonbros.com.


Regards,
Jeff Harrison

 


Sign Up For Our Newsletter
A Note About Recent Gaffers Tape Price Increases
Production
Products

batteries
Gaffers Tape
Batteries
Wire Ties
Extension Cords
Audio Cables
Tie Line
Mic Stands
Flashlights
Task Lighting
Hook and Loop
Microphones
More Products 9 volt
Who We Are Our Guarantee Contact Us Open An Account Track A Shipment Special Orders Our Privacy Policy Receive 5% Off
Shipping Info Shipping Time Our Customers Our Partners Request Info FAQ Our Location Your Security
Product Quick Find Newletter Archive Newletter Sign Up Our Blog Industry News Purchase Gaffers Tape Links Site Map