Have you ever got a piece of mail or package at your front door and have wondered about the tape that’s covering the package? What kind of tape did they use? Was it brown packing tape? Regardless of what kind of tape it was some of us have always wondered the history of tape and where it originated. We will look back in a brief history of tape that will include how it got started, who invented it, and the importance that tape as in our lives today.
In 1899, Richard Gurley Drew was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mr. Drew attended school at the University of Minnesota where he was a part of the mechanical engineering program for just a year before dropping out of college. After he left school he used the information in the knowledge of the acquired to obtain a job as a lab … Read more