Former Toy State senior management launch Nikko Toys Limited

Published on: 13th December 2018

The new venture will focus on creating innovative and high quality toy vehicles under the Nikko, Road Rippers and Machine Maker brands. 

Toy State is pleased to announce the establishment of Nikko Toys Limited. Toy vehicles under the Nikko, Road Rippers and Machine Maker brands will launch for autumn/winter 2019.

With their expertise and deep knowledge of the toy trade, Philip Redmond (CEO), John Arndt (SVP of product development), Stephen Skoutas (SVP of global sales) and Laibond Cheng (president), have teamed up to present the new company, and are pleased to be offering the quality toys for which these brands are known.

With Nikko Toys Limited having successfully secured the long-term rights for the Nikko, Road Rippers, and Machine Maker brands, it (along with its cutting edge manufacturing partners) will be bringing the best of the brands to retail and digital shelves, providing engaging and high quality toys for 2019 holiday season.

Nikko Toys CEO Philip Redmond commented: “We are delighted to be able to continue our work together, and are of course excited to continue to bring forth the most innovative toy vehicles in the market. As a group, we have a great balance of operations, sales, marketing and development experience; and we have the energy and the drive to really capture the imagination of customers and consumers alike.”

Nikko Toys will be presenting its product line to the trade in Hong Kong between 5th-15th January, at The Royal Garden Hotel, where visitors can expect to see the company’s best brands on display.

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