Press Releases 2014

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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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Fiskars Announces 2014 Project Orange Thumb Grant and Garden Makeover Recipients

MADISON, Wis. (Mar. 31, 2014) –  It’s spring and Fiskars, a leader in the lawn and garden industry, is gearing up its Project Orange Thumb program to help provide groups across the U.S. and Canada with tools, materials and resources they need to create beautiful and productive community garden spaces. To date, Project Orange Thumb has contributed over $1.4 million to more t...

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Fiskars is Official Net-Cutting Scissors of NCAA® Championships

MADISON, Wis. (Mar. 26, 2014) –  Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand™, has joined with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the sixth consecutive year to be the official net-cutting scissors during the 2014 NCAA® Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.

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