In 1930, 3M began marketing Scotch transparent tape.
Richard Drew invented Scotch® Cellulose Tape, later renamed Cellophane Tape. The tape helped people “make do” during the Great Depression since they could make simple repairs to household items.
Learn more about tape at http://www.scotchbrand.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/ScotchBrand/Scotch/Resources/History/Timeline/.
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