Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Made In The USA – The Slinky

The Slinky toy that is known by nearly everyone and most of us have played with one as a child.  Did you know that they are still made in the USA and in the same factory as the originals were made.

POOF-Slinky is the manufacturer of the world famous Slinky® and POOF, a line of the bestselling foam sport balls in North America.

The Slinky was developed in 1943 by naval engineer Richard James as part of work with cushioning devices for warships, it was his wife, Betty who gave it the “slinky” name. The toy debuted at Gimbel’s Department Store in Philadelphia in 1945. Since then, more than 300 million Slinky’s have been sold. The Slinky is still manufactured in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, with the original equipment Richard James built.

POOF®-Slinky® is the manufacturer of the world famous Slinky®, and the ever popular POOF® foam balls that add a wide scope of game and educational play to their line of recognizable brands.

For seventy years, Slinky® has been a household name. That slinkity sound, the famous Slinky® song, and the Slinky® name summon childhood memories, nostalgia for a simpler time, and hours of independent, creative play. A child with a Slinky? Magic!

POOF® toys off¬er great ideas for both active outdoor and quiet indoor play. Teaching and encouraging motor skills and cognitive creativity, POOF® continues to be a front-runner in toy design for children of all ages… with lots of fun built in!

Every piece of every POOF®-Slinky® product has passed strict in-house and government testing. Each product goes through rigorous testing at an accredited laboratory, and meets or exceeds all regulatory US and Canadian standards.

Slinky® and POOF® brands are made in their original hometowns of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania and Plymouth, Michigan.

Location:  POOF®-Slinky®, LLC, 4280 S Haggerty Road Canton, MI 48188

Do you want your business printing made in the U.S.A.?  Then please contact MI Printing and tell us about your printing needs.  We are ready to listen and help.

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