National Manufacturing Day Event

National Manufacturing Day Event to be held at The Rodon Group on October 5, 2012

Come join us for a tour of our automated tooling and molding facility.

The Rodon Group is hosting an open house at its manufacturing facility at 2800 Sterling Drive, Hatfield, PA in celebration of national Manufacturing Day on October 5, 2012. The open house tours will be conducted at 10 am and 1 pm and are open to the Philadelphia area media community. You can RSVP for The Rodon Group open house by clicking here.

The Rodon Group manufactures K’NEX™ Construction Toys for our sister company as well as other custom manufactured parts. Visitors will get a behind the scenes look at our design and machine rooms as well as our plastic injection mold presses.

The Rodon Group is a high volume, small plastic parts specialist. We provide world class efficiency, exceptional tool quality and work with each client from concept to completion. We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified, landfill-free plastic injection molder. With over 105 injection molding presses, Rodon is one of the largest family owned and operated injection molders in the United States. We serve a diverse group of industries including consumer products, medical, construction, pharmaceutical and toys.

Manufacturing Day is sponsored by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the U.S. Commerce Department’s Hollings, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Manufacturing Institute as well as dozens of other national and regional manufacturing organizations. People who are interested in learning more about Manufacturing Day and signing up to visit companies in their community can log on to

We hope you can attend this worthwhile event and show your support of American Manufacturing and its impact on our local economy. You can RVSP for The Rodon Group open house by clicking here (should link to:

For more information about The Rodon Group, contact Paula Hynes at 215-822-5544 ext. 134. You can also email us at

K’NEX® & Philadelphia Eagles Build Giant Angry Birds™ Set!

K’NEX® & Philadelphia Eagles Build Giant Angry Birds™ Set! Visit Love Park in Philadelphia, September 4th, for your chance to Knock It Down!

Hatfield, PA – August 2012 – K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, has teamed up with the Philadelphia Eagles in celebration of their mutual partnerships with Rovio and Angry Birds, and, together have created a giant-size version of the K’NEX Angry Birds Hammin’ Around building set!

Eagles, Angry Birds and K’NEX fans are invited to Love Park in Center City Philadelphia on Tuesday September 4th from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm to try their hands at this bigger than life-size Angry Birds set for a chance to win cool prizes! In addition, fans will also have a chance to meet Eagles Players, cheerleaders and Swoop. This event celebrates the September 4th launch of the new Eagles’ branded Angry Birds Facebook game, with new levels releasing after every Eagles game! As a bonus, K’NEX staffers will be handing out free samples of the new K’NEX Angry Birds sets to the first 1,000 attendees to celebrate the newly released K’NEX Angry Birds Building sets, available at toy stores everywhere, now!

Additionally, a giant, life-sized version of the Mighty Philadelphia Eagle, who will be featured in the Eagles Angry Birds game, will be making an appearance. Fans can take pictures of themselves with the Mighty Philadelphia Eagle and upload them to the Eagles’ Facebook page for a chance to win season tickets. The event is free and open to everyone in the Philadelphia area. K’NEX & the Philadelphia Eagles look forward to seeing you there!

For more information please contact Kate Loffio at K’NEX, 215-996-4209, or Brett Strohsacker at the Philadelphia Eagles, 215-339-6759.


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.” Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K’NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K’NEX building toy system. For more information, please visit or