K’NEX® Featured in “Made Right Here” Segment on WFMZ Evening News
Segment Aired January 16, Can Also be Viewed on KNEX.com
Hatfield, Pa. (January, 2012) – K’NEX, the construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, was featured in a “Made Right Here” segment that aired during the 6pm edition of the WFMZ evening news on January 16, 2012. The “Made Right Here” segment features companies manufacturing product in eastern Pennsylvania.
“We couldn’t be happier that WFMZ has decided to include K’NEX in their “Made Right Here” series,” said Michael Araten. President and CEO of K’NEX and The Rodon Group. “We are proud to manufacture in nearby Hatfield and honored to be included.”
The Made Right Here segment includes footage shot in Hatfield, Pennsylvania at both K’NEX and The Rodon Company’s headquarters this past fall. WFMZ has profiled 12 local companies in their Made Right Here series since it began airing in 2009. Check out the www.knex.com homepage to watch the entire K’NEX Made Right Here segment.
Founded in 1992, K’NEX is pleased to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2012 and maintains its commitment to continued manufacturing in the United States. At a time when most toys are made overseas, K’NEX has become America’s Building Toy Company–over 90% of its parts are manufactured by its sister company, The Rodon Group. The Rodon Group has been in business since 1956 and is an eco-friendly manufacturing facility in Hatfield, PA. that has manufactured over 30 billion parts for K’NEX.
About K’NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 200 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX is America’s building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” For more information, please visit www.knex.com.
About The Rodon Group
The Rodon Group is an ISO 9001-2008 certified plastic injection molder. In business since 1956, the Rodon Group makes billions of parts each year in its 125,000 square foot facility. With over 106 injection molding presses, Rodon is one of the largest family-owned and operated injection molders in the United States. The Rodon Group serves a diverse group of industries including consumer products, medical, construction, pharmaceutical and toys. Since 1992, Rodon has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K’NEX building toy system, and is a subsidiary of K’NEX Brands, L.P. For more information please visit www.rodongroup.com.