Fire destroys Lake Junction Models
A fire broke out at Lake Junction Models LLC on Aug. 26. The building, located in Webster Groves, Mo., and all of its contents were destroyed, according to owner Bill Hoss. The cause of the fire was u...
Days of Wonder merges with Asmodee
The Asmodee Group is set to expand its reach in the U.S. after it recently acquired game publisher Days of Wonder Inc.
The move, technically a merger, will place Days of Wonder under the Asmodee umbr...
Publisher of Railroad Model Craftsman closes
Carstens Publications, Inc. closed permanently on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Carstens Publications, Inc. has been publishing Railroad Model Craftsman and other hobby magazines from its New Jersey offices ...
Minicraft relocates, names new management
Minicraft Models has relocated its corporate offices while at the same time naming new leadership.
The company announced on Aug. 18 that it has appointed Lewis Nace, a longtime hobby industry member,...
Märklin to expand distribution network
Wm. K Walthers will no longer exclusively distribute Märklin GmbH products in North America, beginning Jan. 1.
Märklin plans to expand its distribution network in the North American market....
Obituary: Dr. Thomas Catherall of Märklin
Dr. Thomas Catherall, 71, a former digital consultant for Märklin Inc., died Aug. 1 following a stroke.
“Tom’s colleagues at Märklin Inc. and Märklin GmbH will miss Tom&rsq...
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