Press Releases

2014-11-03

UNCLE MILTON NAMES WILLIAM S. GUARISCO AS CEO

2013-02-10

UNCLE MILTON LAUNCHES WILD IN-ROOM EXPERIENCES, THE SCIENCE OF SUPER HEROES, AND OTHER INNOVATIVE TOYS AT THE 2013 AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR!

For over 65 years, Uncle Milton has created fun, innovative toys that inspire kids’ imagination and discovery. In 2013, Uncle Milton is launching 40 new products across 10 different brands including some of the most innovative new products in the company’s history, all to be showcased at the 2013 American International Toy Fair.

2012-09-28

UNCLE MILTON INSPIRES IMAGINATION AND LEARNING WITH NEW, INNOVATIVE TOYS FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Uncle Milton Industries, a leader in creating innovative toys that inspire imagination and learning for more than 65 years, is thrilled to announce 30 new products for the 2012 holiday season! With the “exploding” Fireworks Lightshow brand, kids can create the excitement of a real fireworks show! The new Nat Geo WILD line gets kids closer to discovering the amazing looks and abilities of wild animals. The National Geographic explorer line continues to inspire kids to gear up and explore their world. The proprietary In My Room brand further expands into new, creative light and sound experiences for your room. With these brands and more, Uncle Milton continues to deliver innovation and exciting toy experiences that will inspire kids’ imagination and learning this holiday season!

2012-07-11

NAT GEO WILD PRODUCT LINE TO LAUNCH THIS SUMMER FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AND UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES

National Geographic and Uncle Milton Industries have teamed up to create an exciting new line of kids toys, puzzles and games based on the popular Nat Geo WILD network dedicated entirely to animals. Products will debut exclusively at more than 200 Barnes & Noble stores and BN.com this summer, followed by a rollout to major toy retailers across North America this fall.

2012-02-08

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AND UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES TO LAUNCH INNOVATIVE ‘OUTDOOR EXPLORER’ TOY LINE THIS SPRING

National Geographic and Uncle Milton Industries have joined forces to create an exciting new line of outdoor explorer-themed toys and activities geared to children ages five and up. The line will debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York City, Feb. 12-15, 2012, and will be on sale early this spring at major toy retailers in the Americas as well as online.

2012-02-08

UNCLE MILTON SET TO EXPLORE NEW WORLDS OF FUN AT THE AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR

Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of educational science and nature toys for over fifty years, is set to debut its most expansive and adventurous line of toys to date at the American International Toy Fair in New York City from February 12-15, 2012.

2011-09-23

THE REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN! UNCLE MILTON LAUNCHES SPECTACULAR, IMAGINATIVE NEW TOYS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Uncle Milton Industries, a leader in creating innovative, educational science and nature toys for more than 50 years, is thrilled to announce three new products sure to entertain and amaze children of all ages. From an inventive, new approach on the company’s classic ANT FARM® brand, to a spectacular FIREWORKS light show launcher, Uncle Milton is taking discovery and playtime to a whole new level!

2011-01-25

MILTON LEVINE, FOUNDER OF UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES AND CREATOR OF ANT FARM®, DIES AT AGE 97

Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of science and nature exploration products, sadly announces the death of its founder Milton Levine, who passed away on January 16, 2011 at age 97. Levine was best known as a toy industry pioneer and inventor of the Ant Farm®, a staple in homes and classrooms for more than 50 years.

2010-12-17

UNCLE MILTON ANNOUNCES LICENSING DEAL WITH WILL WRIGHT’S STUPID FUN CLUB

Uncle Milton Industries, a leader in creating fun, educational science and nature toys for more than 50 years, and The Stupid Fun Club, a new venture from The Sims™ creator Will Wright, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement for a new product under Uncle Milton’s classic Ant Farm brand. In addition to the new Ant Farm product, the venture will also partner to develop a broader line of science-themed educational toys in the future.

2010-12-17

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AND UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES INK LICENSING AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL SCIENCE AND NATURE TOYS

National Geographic, one of the world’s largest scientific and educational organizations, has selected Uncle Milton Industries as its primary toy licensee for its National Geographic, National Geographic Kids and Nat Geo WILD brands.

2010-10-05

THE JIM HENSON COMPANY AWARDS UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES A LICENSING AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP SCIENCE-THEMED EDUCATIONAL TOYS FOR DINOSAUR TRAIN

The Jim Henson Company and Uncle Milton Industries, a leader in creating fun, educational science and nature toys for more than 50 years, announce a multi-year licensing agreement for Uncle Milton to develop science-themed educational toys based on the hit animated children’s series, DINOSAUR TRAIN™.

2010-09-05

UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES, INC. ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURE® AND JUMPSTART®

Uncle Milton Industries, Inc., a pioneer in the toy industry and leader in the science and nature category, announces a partnership with Knowledge Adventure® and JumpStart®, their award-winning and well-respected site for young children.

2010-08-12

UNCLE MILTON “STRIKES BACK” WITH A NEW LINEUP OF STAR WARS™ SCIENCE TOYS FOR 2010

Building on the success of the STAR WARS Force Trainer, the company will showcase the newest additions to its popular STAR WARS Science line of fun and educational toys at STAR WARS™ Celebration V in Orlando from August 12-15, 2010.

2010-06-09

TRANSOM CAPITAL GROUP ACQUIRES UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES, INC.

Los Angeles-based private equity firm Transom Capital Group announced today that it has acquired Uncle Milton Industries, Inc., a pioneer in the toy industry whose flagship product, the Ant Farm®, has been a staple in homes and classrooms for over 50 years.

2010-02-14

UNCLE MILTON “STRIKES BACK” WITH A NEW LINEUP OF STAR WARS™ SCIENCE TOYS FOR 2010

Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of science and nature exploration products, is excited to introduce the newest additions to its popular Star Wars Science line of fun and educational toys at the American International Toy Fair.

2010-02-14

UNCLE MILTON UNVEILS NEW SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION TOYS

With an interactive home planetarium, exciting dinosaur excavation game and an even scarier R/C Snake®, Uncle Milton fuses play and learning for Toy Fair 2010.

2010-02-11

UNCLE MILTON INDUSTRIES, INC. TAPS FRANK ADLER AS PRESIDENT

Uncle Milton Industries, Inc. announced today that it has named Frank Adler as president of the Westlake Village-based toy company. Adler was previously the executive vice president of Uncle Milton Industries, a leading creator of science and exploration products.

2009-07-23

UNCLE MILTON BRINGS “THE FORCE™” TO LIFE WITH THE STAR WARS™ FORCE TRAINER

Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of science and exploration products, is set to introduce a revolutionary new toy that brings the STAR WARS universe to life in a way never thought possible!

2009-02-15

UNCLE MILTON TAKES ITS SCIENCE AND NATURE HERITAGE TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY IN 2009

Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of science and nature exploration products, is excited to introduce a new lineup of fun and educational line of STAR WARS toys at the American International Toy Fair.

2009-02-15

UNCLE MILTON BREEDS MORE CREEPY AND CRAWLY FUN WITH NEW RADIO-CONTROLLED CREATURE FOR 2009

Uncle Milton Industries is pleased to introduce R/C Scorpion™, the latest addition to its popular line of radio-controlled creatures for the 2009 American International Toy Fair.


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