Ever heard of a Duo Tang folder? What is a Duo Tang Folder? A number of teachers ask for it by name when they assign their yearly school supply lists. Many businesses use them for presentations and reports. Well what are they exactly and what makes them different from any ordinary folder?
A Brief Duo Tang Folder HistoryThe Duo Tang folder acquired its name from its original manufacturing company the Duo Tang company. The Duo Tang company began manufacturing these folders back in 1931. The brand was later taken over by holding company, Esselte who specializes in office products back in March 2003, when the company bought out the Consumer Products Division of Centis Inc. Eventually all previous All Duo-tang products were replaced by Esselte products or discontinued, but the style of folder still remains popular.
Duo Tang Folder StyleDuo Tang folders are typically made from cardstock paper and feature embedded brass fasteners. Cardstock paper is a thicker, heavier paper. To use a Duo Tang folder, open the flaps on the inner center of the folder and place the loose pieces of paper on the brass fasteners. To secure the paper, flatten the brass fasteners. Duotang Paper Folders with Clips for 3 Hole Punch shown above as well as some without the hole punch. They come in the standard 9 x 12 sizes and feature seven unique colors. An added of our 3 hole punch styles feature a fun swirl detail.
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