Press Releases 2014

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Fiskars wins 8 GOOD DESIGN™ 2014 Awards for design excellence

Fiskars is proud to announce that eight of its products across the company’s garden, sewing and craft categories were awarded the prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ 2014 Award. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest form, function, and aesthetic.

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Call for Applications: Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb Garden Grants

Fiskars, a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors, is accepting applications for 2015 Project Orange Thumb garden grants in the U.S. and Canada now through January 31, 2015 at

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Fiskars acquires leading U.S. watering brands Nelson and Gilmour

Fiskars Corp., headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, has signed an agreement to purchase the Bosch Garden and Watering business, including leading U.S. watering brands Gilmour and Nelson, from the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in order to strengthen and diversify Fiskars’ garden and yard care portfolio.

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Fiskars Orange-Handled Scissors Receive Trademark in Canada

MADISON, Wis. (July 9, 2014) – In the midst of its 365th anniversary year, Fiskars is happy to announce its world famous Orange-Handled Scissors™ received the official trademark registration in Canada last week. The trademark consists of the color orange as applied to scissors handles. The Canadian registration marks the third time the iconic product has received official t...

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Duck® Brand Duct Tape and Fiskars® Partner to Introduce Scissors for Duck Tape® Crafting

MADISON, Wis. (June 16, 2014) – Whether you’re personalizing a school project or creating one-of-a-kind apparel and accessories with duct tape, every crafter needs a great pair of scissors.  To help people spend more time creating and less time struggling with sticky scissors, Fiskars and Duck® brand duct tape have partnered to introduce Fiskars® Duck® Edition scissors.

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