Michael Araten, President of K’NEX, accepts the ice bucket challenge!

K’NEX Director of Marketing challenges K’NEX President and CEO to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

K’NEX to receive 2015 Visionary Award from the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

K’NEX President and CEO, Michael Araten, had this to say about the honor, “We at K’NEX and The Rodon Group are thrilled to have been named the 2015 Visionary Award winner. We are a small, family business at heart, committed to manufacturing in the Greater Philadelphia region, and without the hard work and dedication put forth by our talented team, we would not be where we are today. As President and CEO I am humbled by them daily. My thanks to them, and our collective thanks to the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce for bestowing this incredible honor upon us.”

K’NEX releases its first line of TITANFALL Building Sets

K’NEX is pleased to introduce its first line of building sets based upon the popular video game TITANFALL.

Former land speed record holder visits K'NEX UK to inspire Guinness World Record

Former world land speed record holder, Richard Noble OBE dropped in on the Royal British Legion to check on the team’s life-size replica of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car.

Boy Toys Gone Girly!

Toy Insider mom, Laurie Schacht, comments on boy toys that have gone girly in this news segment.

K’NEX President & CEO, Michael Araten speaks at Walmart’s Made in the USA Summit

On August 14th, K’NEX and The Rodon Group President and CEO, Michael Araten, participated in the Walmart sponsored U.S. Manufacturing Summit in Denver, CO.

The Toy Book takes a K’NEX behind-the-scenes tour

Toy Book reporter, Philip Guie, gets a behind-the-scenes look at K’NEX world headquarters and its manufacturing facility, The Rodon Group. Read all about it here.

K’NEX President and CEO, Michael Araten, interviewed for Business in Focus Magazine

K’NEX President and CEO, Micahel Araten, was recently interviewed for Business in Focus Magazine.

Typhoon Frenzy featured on the TODAY Show

The K’NEX Typhoon Frenzy Roller Coaster Building Set was recently featured on the TODAY Show as an ideal toy for rainy day play!

K’NEX Exhibit opens in Philadelphia Airport

K’NEX is excited to announce the launch of the K’NEX: Innovative Engineering @Play exhibit at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

K’NEX President and CEO participates in SelectUSA roundtable discussion at the White House

The SelectUSA Investing in America roundtable discussion, hosted by the President, with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, and National Economic Council Director Jeff Zients, brought together 11 companies that have recently chosen to invest in the United States, together.

The Importance of US manufacturing

K’NEX President and CEO, Michael Araten, recently appeared on Fox Business: After the Bell to discuss the Importance of US Manufacturing. Watch the video!

PA Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf visits K’NEX

Fresh off his victory in the Democratic primary, Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf visited K’NEX manufacturing facility, The Rodon Group, as part of his “Fresh Start Tour.”

K’NEX: Building Thrill Rides Exhibit opens in Edmonton

The K’NEX traveling exhibit; Building Thrill Rides; just opened at TELUS Science Museum in Edmonton and will be on display until October 14th. 
See it here!

Governor Corbett inspires students at the 2014 K’NEX STEM Design Challenge

The 2014 K’NEX STEM Design Challenge took place on May 2nd at Harrisburg University.

K’NEX UK unveils new TV Campaign

K’NEX UK recently launched a new TV campaign, check out their thrilling commercial! 

K’NEX Education to Exhibit at USA Science & Engineering Festival

K’NEX Education will be participating in the third USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo hosted by founding and presenting sponsor Lockheed Martin. Designed to inspire the next generation of innovators, the Festival allows kids and adults to participate in more than 3,000 hands-on activities, as well as see more than 100 live stage performances.

K’NEX to host STEM Design Challenge

K’NEX Education®, America’s STEM Building Solution, recently announced a new building competition for Pennsylvania students in grades 4-8.

K’NEX Bloodhound Racing Challenge at Birmingham’s Big Bang Fair

Thousands of students took part in the K’NEX Bloodhound Racing Challenge held last month at Birmingham's NEC.

K’NEX President and CEO, Michael Araten, featured in Family Business Magazine

Michael Araten was recently interviewed by Family Business Magazine about what it takes to run a family business. Read the whole story here.