K'NEX® BRANDS & Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Announce Family Guy™ Partnership
Officially-Licensed Building Sets by K'NEX Will Allow Fans to Build Their Favorite "Family Guy" Characters
Hatfield, PA, May 2013 - K'NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce its partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to create an exciting new line of building toys inspired by the popular animated comedy series, Family Guy!
The partnership combines the award-winning K'NEX building system with the most iconic characters and elements from Family Guy, including Peter, Stewie, Brian, the Griffin Family station wagon, Stewie's time machine and more, bringing them from the television screen to the construction aisle for the first time.
K'NEX® BRANDS and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Take Steps to Find A Cure
K'NEX to donate 10% of online sales to the CCFA during the month of April
Hatfield, PA, April 2013 – K'NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row it will donate a percentage of online sales to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Now through April 30th 10% of all online sales made on http://www.knex.com will be donated to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Donations are accepted with or without making a purchase.
"We are honored to be able to help this tremendous organization," said Michael Araten, K'NEX President & CEO. "With over 1.4 million people, including over 150,000 children, suffering from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, we are thrilled to provide funds for vital research and education programs."
K'NEX® Introduces Exciting New Thrill Ride Building Sets
New Sets Promise Big Building Fun!
Hatfield, PA – February 2013 – K'NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to introduce four new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Ride line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, these K'NEX coaster building sets offer explosive fun for builders ages 9+, and include American made rods and connectors.
K'NEX Thrill Ride building sets have been a favorite among fans since the line was introduced in 1992 and appeal to builders of all ages. K'NEX has dominated this part of the market for over 20 years by continuing to offer the most exciting designs and features in roller coaster building sets, including glow-in-the-dark track which is being featured for the first time in the 2013 line.
K'NEX® Announces New Additions to TINKERTOY® Building Set Line
New Sets Offer Popular Familiar Play Pattern Enhanced by Stability & Durability
Hatfield, PA, – February 2013 – K'NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce 4 additions to its popular, award-winning line of TINKERTOY building sets. The new sets snap together and stay together and allow children the flexibility and creativity of imaginative play.
Created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread, TINKERTOY is a beloved toy that brings grandparents, parents and children together through the familiar play pattern. Licensed by Hasbro and Playskool, the newly redesigned TINKERTOY pieces snap together and stay together for satisfying, long-lasting play. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, TINKERTOY continues to inspire children everywhere to use their imaginations!
K'NEX® BRANDS WELCOMES MARIO KART™ 7 TO ITS LINE OF MARIO KART BUILDING SETS
Officially-Licensed Toys Allow Kids to Build their Favorite Mario Kart Characters
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Hatfield, PA, February 2013 – K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to welcome Mario Kart 7 to its successful line of officially licensed Nintendo® building sets. Mario Kart 7 joins the ever-popular Mario Kart™ Wii Building Set line in the construction aisle this fall!
The new sets are designed for young Nintendo® fans ages 6+, bringing the fun of Mario Kart 7 and Mario Kart Wii to a new generation and expanding its appeal through a rewarding, age-appropriate K'NEX building experience. In addition, the interchangeable track system rods, bricks, and connectors used in these building sets are American made.
K'NEX® BRANDS UNVEILS A NEW ADDITION TO ITS LINE OF NINTENDO® BUILDING SETS: SUPER MARIO®
Officially-Licensed Toys Inspired by the Super Mario Franchise Allows Kids to Bring their Favorite Mario Characters to Life!
Hatfield, PA, February 2013 – K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce a new addition to its successful line of Nintendo building sets: SUPER MARIO. New, officially licensed building sets are inspired by the most popular Super Mario game titles such as New Super Mario Bros. Wii™, Super Mario 3DLand™ and New Super Mario Bros. 2™.
The new Super Mario building sets join the ever-popular K'NEX Mario Kart Wii building set line and are designed for young Nintendo fans ages 6+, bringing the fun of Mario and his friends to a new generation and expanding its appeal through a rewarding, age-appropriate K'NEX building experience.
K'NEX® STAYS IN THE FAST LANE WITH NEW NASCAR® BUILDING SETS
Buildable Drivers, Updated Paint Schemes, Race Track Join Popular Line of Building Toys
Hatfield, PA – February 2013 – K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to expand its officially licensed NASCAR building toys product line with new building sets that let young race fans expand their high-speed world. New building sets include the most popular cars & drivers of NASCAR and feature cool new paint schemes.
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New LINCOLN LOGS® Building Set Unveiled For 2013
Classic building experience for ages 3+
Hatfield, PA, – February 2013 – LINCOLN LOGS, part of the K'NEX Brands family, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce a new addition to its 2013 product line!
Developed in 1916 by the son of famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, LINCOLN LOGS is a classic toy brand that has been entertaining and teaching children for over nine decades. Building with LINCOLN LOGS sets helps children develop fine motor and problem solving skills. Known for quality and durability, LINCOLN LOGS has become more than just a toy brand… it has become an authentic piece of Americana!
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K'NEX 2013 PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures
February 2013 - Introducing a new line of building toys inspired by the animated action comedy series "PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures," premiering on Disney XD this fall!
The new line combines the award-winning K'NEX building system with the stars of the new PAC-MAN cartoon like Cylindria, Spiral, Inky, Blinky, Pinky, Clyde and Pac.
The 2013 K'NEX PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures product line includes 7 SKUs:
PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures: Mystery Figure Packs Series 1
K'NEX® Introduces 2 K'NEXmen™ Mystery Figures
Two Mystery Figures in Every Bag - What Figures Will You Get?
Hatfield, PA – February 2013 – K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is pleased to introduce its first series of 2 K'NEXmen Mystery Figures. The new K'NEXmen figures feature jointed elbows and knees, and swivel waists and necks.
Recent winner of the 2013 Tillywig Best Creative Fun Award, the K'NEXmen Mystery Figure packs feature 16 different figures in this first series. Each set includes not one, but two, cool K'NEXmen figures! Young building fans will love collecting and building the figures across many themes including pirates, astronauts, pilots, race car drivers, zombies and more. Some figures are more elusive than others, so you never know who you might get! Compatible with all leading building sets. Suggested retail price $2.99. Ages 5+. Available now.
The award-winning 2 K'NEXmen building sets are available on http://knex.com and at toy retailers nationwide.