In honor of Independence Day Our offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd. We will reopen Monday, July 6th.
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Custom Products & Services

Custom Slitting Services

Preferred Tape, Inc. converts tape products to a customer’s specification. These specialty tapes are typically for specific applications in the aerospace, aviation related industries as well as other manufacturing and industry processes. By stocking these specialized products and with the custom-slitting service we can supply “just in time” delivery to these customers.

Preferred Tape has the custom tape slitting capabilities to convert tape widths according to customers’ specific requirements. We have the precision technique to reduce a 63-inch wide master tape roll and slit it down to 1/8 of an inch depending on the particular product. Our state-of-the-art tape slitting capabilities allow us to slit tape with a tolerance of .004 of an inch, ensuring accuracy.

Preferred Tape’s tape slitting machines offer flexibility with materials and widths. Our tape slitting is ideal for materials including:

  • PVC
  • Foil
  • Textile
  • UPVC
  • PTFE
  • Teflon®
  • Polypropylene
  • Films
  • Foams
  • Polyimide
  • Transfer Tapes
  • Specialty Materials

Benefits include faster deliveries, higher quality rolls, improved quality control and optimal product utilization. Tape slitting services are utilized in many applications across many industries, which include:

  • Electronics
  • Transportation/Automotive
  • Medical/Hospital
  • Metal & Woodworking
  • Printing
  • Packaging
  • HVAC
  • All industrial applications

We offer a full line of standard products and services and an endless list of custom products and services needed in many varied types of industry. Our off the shelf and customized products eliminate factory minimums and excessive lead times as well as inventory costs for our customers. The warehouse provides the just-in-time availability which ensures timely inventory turnovers and reduces expenses.

Custom Printing

Preferred Tape is dedicated to helping you find the perfect printed packaging tape for your business needs. Our printed tape experts can design and create a customized printed tape for your specific packaging needs. By allowing us to help you select the type, style, and width of packaging tape, Preferred Tape can make your job easier. We have a large selection of tapes in assorted thickness and styles available in both stock and custom sizes. We have in stock a large selection of frequently used pre-printed tapes, such as caution, stop, and fragile. In the case of custom printed tape we can print 3 colors in a variety of fonts and designs. Specialty tapes for extremely cold conditions or outdoor use are available, as are tapes for warm climates, both printed and plain.

The following list will provide you with an idea of the types of tape we carry:

  • Poly-Propylene Tape
  • Gum Tape
  • PVC Tape
  • Fiber Glass Tape
  • Masking Tape
  • Filament Tape
  • Pilfer Proof Tape
  • Duct Tape
  • Acrylic Tape
  • Vinyl Tape
  • Double Sided Tape

Are you aware of the benefits of printed tape?

  • prevents possible theft or loss
  • is tamper evident and pilfer proof
  • prevents business losses and customer dissatisfaction
  • makes your product stand out
  • is a great form of advertising
  • is attractive
  • looks professional
  • promotes brand equity
  • is an inexpensive and creative way to get your message to the public
  • is a constant reminder of your company
  • enables ease of stock handling and identifying

Custom Die Cutting

We also produce stencils on various mediums as well as die cut materials. We also offer the service of private or custom labeling of products. Our goal is to satisfy our customer’s requests by providing a product, assisting in problem resolution, and/or improving an existing process.

Die cut tape is tape shaped into a specific size, for use on various products. Die cut tape manufacturers make their product from any type of tape for use in many different industries. With a variety of tapes available to be die cut, the possibility of uses are endless. Every business can benefit from the array of designs used in die cut tape.

Die cut tape is available in custom and stock or pre-cut tape. Pre-cut tape is sold in a variety of quantities and sizes. These stock die cuts are easily produced, so they cost much less than custom tapes. Custom die cut tapes are made to your specifications. Whatever your company’s needs, there is a die cut tape that is right for you.

Please feel free to phone or e-mail us to discuss any questions, applications or processes we can help you with. You can get our phone information and e-mail us from the Contact Us page.