STEM education, for Science, Technology, Eningeering and Math, is highly prized these days, but what if it were as accessible as playing with a favorite toy?
Michael Araten, President and CEO of K’NEX Brands spoke with us about his company being voted One of the Best Places to Work.
Recent trends show consumers prefer products made in America but currently there’s no national standard when it comes to labeling.
Chris recounts President Obama’s visit to the K’Nex toy factory in Hatfield on Friday. He reviews the details of the murder/suicide involving a Kansas City Chief’s football player on Saturday and the reaction of Bob Costas last night. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey about the impending fiscal cliff and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles and Cowboys.
During a stop at the K’nex toy manufacturing plant in Hatfield, the president called on Congress to pass an extension of tax cuts for middle-class families.
CEO Michael Araten says he believes the president wanted to see the K’nex facility because of what it represented about local manufacturing.
Nothing is for certain these days when it comes to the state of our economy, but one local group is sure about a successful business strategy.