K’NEX® CEO Michael Araten Speaks on Executive Leaders Radio Program - Shares Insight on What It Takes to Succeed

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Michael Araten, President and CEO of K’NEX Brands, will appear on Executive Leaders Radio Program broadcasts September 24th-26th. As part of the elite interview format, Araten shared his views on the opportunities and challenges K’NEX Brands faces.

“At K’NEX and Rodon, we’ve learned that manufacturing in America is often more cost effective than manufacturing overseas,” said Michael Araten, President and CEO of both K’NEX Brands and The Rodon Group.

Michael Araten, President and CEO of K’NEX Brands, will appear on Executive Leaders Radio Program broadcasts September 24th-26th. As part of the elite interview format, Araten shared his views on the opportunities and challenges K’NEX Brands faces.

K’NEX Brands has 2 operating units – K’NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™; and The Rodon Group, an American custom plastic injection molder specializing in high volume, small plastic parts for over 100 industries.

“At K’NEX and Rodon, we’ve learned that manufacturing in America is often more cost effective than manufacturing overseas,” said Michael Araten, President and CEO of both K’NEX Brands and The Rodon Group. “We are thrilled to make this kind of quality, cost effective domestic manufacturing available to other businesses looking to eliminate the risks of offshore sourcing.”

Araten’s interview can be heard on these stations:
Saturday, September 24th on WNJC/1360AM at 4pm (live stream http://www.wnjc1360.com)
Sunday, September 25th on WBCB/1490AM at 9am (live stream http://www.wbcb1490.com)
Monday, September 26th on WFYL/1180AM at 11am (live stream http://www.1180wfyl.com)
Podcasts will be available on iTunes, Castroller.com, Podbean.com, Podcast.com, Podcasters.tv, iBizRadio.com as well as Smart CEO, SBN Online and The Entrepreneurship Institute.

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 http://www.knex.com or http://www.rodongroup.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 http://www.rodongroup.com.

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