TAPED

A collection of industry insights, tips and techniques all focused on tape!

June 19, 2018|

ECHOtape CEO Marilyn Edelstein Talks Tape

For more than 40 years, ECHOtape has helped companies match their specific application needs with the right tape. Serving industries across North America including manufacturing, building and construction, paper mills and paper converters, the company focuses exclusively on pressure sensitive tape by bringing performance and [...]

January 23, 2018|

Cardboard Out of the Box

Here’s an idea that’s out of the box, literally:  Cardboard furniture. No. You’re not in the wrong place. This is still ECHOtape.  But we love corrugated cardboard because so many of our customers make it.  As we work to expand our line of splicing tapes [...]

December 19, 2017|

With A Grateful Heart…

Each holiday is a time of generosity, compassion, and giving.  And as many of you already know, rather than sending cards or battling hectic shopping malls for gifts, we here at ECHOtape choose a charity that we believe betters the lives of children and families [...]

November 21, 2017|

Rethinking Email

More than 100 billion e-mails are sent and received each day in the United States. And I’m pretty sure, all of them have landed in my ECHOtape inbox.  Not really, but it feels like it some days. So, recently  I changed the way I manage [...]

November 14, 2017|

How to Hire Better With These 3 Questions

Tony Robbins, the author of Unshakeable, shares his strategy for evaluating potential employees with INC.com Hiring is one of the most important and critical tasks for any small business owner.  Roles are generally less defined in a small business and just about every position [...]

November 7, 2017|

4 Top Tips from #Inbound17

It’s been a month since we returned to our desk from  HubSpot’s annual INBOUND Conference, and we’re still reeling.   Thousands of professionals in content, marketing, graphics and sales gathered in Boston for the annual event, which focuses on education, networking, and recognizing innovation. Self-described [...]

October 24, 2017|

Don’t Just Sit There

  Colon cancer. Insulin problems. Heart disease. Slowed brain function. Sitting is quite literally killing us,  at least according to this graphic by the Washington Post. Given the nature of our increasingly computer-driven work environments, there is little that can be done to avoid sitting for [...]

October 17, 2017|

ECHOtape’s Top Book Recommendations

The most successful people didn’t get to where they are without a bit of sage advice along the way. Mentors, co-workers, and leaders all play a key role, but so do good old fashioned books. Whether its strategy, self-improvement, fiction or non-fiction,  the right book [...]

October 10, 2017|

Tape Challenge: Polystyrene Dinnerware

One of the leading manufacturers of custom and private-label polystyrene products, including foam food containers, trays, plates and bowls, approached us last March looking for splicing alternatives.  Currently, they were using liquid adhesive to splice lightweight polystyrene from one large roll to another.  They were [...]

October 3, 2017|

Bigger Isn’t Always Better

There was big news in the tape industry this summer:  Intertape Polymer Group, (IPG) the Canadian packaging company with executive headquarters in Florida, acquired rival specialty tape supplier, Cantech. Of course, we weren’t really surprised.  Intertape boldly announced last year that mergers and acquisitions would drive [...]

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