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Michael Araten

(US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick listens as K'nex  Brands president Michael Araten speaks to reporters at his Hatfield, Pa. factory.  Credit: Brad Segall)

2 Local Congressmen Pitch ‘American Star’ Labeling For US-Made Products

Recent trends show consumers prefer products made in America but currently there’s no national standard when it comes to labeling.

07/12/2013

(Michael Araten, CEO of K'nex, at the factory Pres. Obama will visit on Friday.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

A Montco Toy Factory Is Backdrop For Obama’s Visit and Budget Push

CEO Michael Araten says he believes the president wanted to see the K’nex facility because of what it represented about local manufacturing.

11/29/2012