MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiskars,
the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, recently won two of Learning®
Magazine’s 2016 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards for the Classroom.
Blunt-tip Kids Scissors and 5-inch
Softgrip® Pointed-tip Kids Scissors were selected among the 30 tools
recognized as the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended
Learning® Magazine’s Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards are one
of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market.
This is the 22nd annual program and marks the 11th
year Fiskars has been named an award recipient. Each year teachers from
across the United States judge the entries based on quality,
instructional value, ease of use, and innovation to honor products of
exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom.
“At Fiskars, we are passionate about designing quality, comfortable and
safe classroom scissors for teachers and students of all ages and
skills,” said Paul Tonnesen, President at Fiskars Americas. “We’re
honored to receive another seal of approval from teachers for reliable
tools that help students express their creativity and grow in the
Fiskars scissors are the #1
Teacher Recommended Brand, designed to meet the specific needs of
each age level so kids of any age can make frustration-free cuts safely
and successfully. Known for the Original Orange-Handled Scissors™,
Fiskars has a long-standing heritage of quality cutting tools and Fiskars
scissors are guaranteed for life.
Established in 1649 as an ironworks in a small Finnish village, Fiskars
has grown to be a leading global supplier of consumer products for the
home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled scissors are
a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong
portfolio of trusted international brands including Fiskars (the World’s
#1 Scissors Brand), Iittala, Gerber, Wedgwood and Waterford.
Additionally the Fiskars Americas portfolio includes Gingher, American
Designer Pottery and watering brands Nelson and Gilmour. Fiskars’
products are available in more than 100 countries and the company
employs around 8,600 people in 30 countries. Fiskars is listed on Nasdaq