Posted by Jill Worth | 09 / 21 / 11 0 Comments

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

Sunday, September 25th on WBCB/1490AM at 9am (live stream

Monday, September 26th on WFYL/1180AM at 11am (live stream

Podcasts will be available on iTunes,,,,, as well as Smart CEO, SBN Online and The Entrepreneurship Institute.

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