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

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 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 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 [...]

July 25, 2017|

8 Things We Learned at Plastec East

It’s no secret that we love trade shows. There really isn’t any better way to learn what’s new and trending in various segments of our markets.  In June, ECHOtape attended PLASTEC East, which is like six industry shows in one, advanced manufacturing plus packaging, automation, plastics, [...]

July 18, 2017|

Viva La Vacay!

At ECHOtape, we believe whole-heartedly in the power of V... Vacation, baby!  Way better for our brains than overtime, time away from the office boosts morale, improves concentration and replenishes job performance.  Where ever you get your break — an afternoon in a hammock reading a [...]

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