Tape-Rite was founded in 1952 by Irwin “the Tape Meister” Machover. It is one of the oldest and largest tape distributors in the USA. Irwin Machover, Founder of Tape-Rite Over the years Tape-Rite has earned a reputation for having hard to find tapes on the shelf in any size required. Today Tape-Rite is run by the second generation of Machovers—Andy and Geoff. They carry on their father’s tradition of high quality, wide selection, large inventory, and competitive prices so you can get the tape you want when you need it.