Introducing NUK® Patriotic Pacifiers and Sippy Cups Made in the USA Exclusively for Walmart Business Wire NEW YORK -- July 18, 2013 NUK USA, a leading producer of infant and toddler products in North America, is proud to announce the launch of Patriotic sippy cups and pacifiers “Made in the USA” and exclusively available at Walmart. As families head into the heart of summer, what better time to celebrate the spirit of America than with these bold designs on products that kids love. According to a new national survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 80 percent of United States consumers are quick to state that they prefer products made in America (Consumer Reports magazine, 2013)^1. Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy Cup (Photo: Business Wire) Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy Cup (Photo: Business Wire) Not only do these new products wave the American flag, they support healthy development for children. The NUK® Orthodontic Pacifier is the #1 selling pacifier brand in the US with its unique, natural nipple shape that promotes healthy oral development. The Gerber® Graduates® Hard Spout Sippy cup offers moms a 100% leak-proof, break-proof, spill proof guarantee. Just what she needs during all her summertime fun. In addition, the unique spout shape helps start the transition to a regular cup. “Our facility has been manufacturing products in Reedsburg, Wisconsin since 1961, and we’re proud to be one of the few feeding brands making products in the USA,” says Walter Lehneis, Vice President of Marketing at NUK USA. “Summertime is filled with patriotic celebrations, and these functional products rooted in NUK’s developmental heritage are great for both child development and our country. And it’s great to offer them exclusively at America’s leading retailer!” About NUK Since 1956, NUK has been a global leader in designing innovative products that promote safe and healthy development for infants and toddlers. Unique designs and innovative features have made NUK one of the most trusted brands in the industry. Backed by a dedicated team of experts, NUK combines science with style to deliver breakthrough products that meet the needs of today’s active mom. NUK offers an extensive product line marketed under the NUK and Gerber^®2 brands. From breast and bottle feeding a precious newborn to feeding an active toddler, NUK is dedicated to making products that help moms promote healthier child development. About Jarden Corporation Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, Invicta®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #383 on the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000 employees worldwide. For more information on NUK USA products and news, please visit http://www.NUK-USA.com. To join the conversation with other moms and dads, please find us on facebook (www.facebook.com/nukusa). ^1 Consumer Reports magazine. (2013, February). Products Made in America - Consumer Reports. Retrieved July 12, 2013, from Made in America? : http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2013/02/made-in-america/index.htm Mintel. (2012). Marketing to Moms - US, Februatry 2012. Chicago, IL: Mintel Group Ltd. ^2 Gerber^®, Graduates^® and the Baby Head logo are trademarks of Société des Produits Nestlé, S.A., Vevey, Switzerland, used under license. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130718005242/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50672448&lang=en Contact: NUK USA Hannah Samaroo, 914-366-2833 firstname.lastname@example.org
Introducing NUK® Patriotic Pacifiers and Sippy Cups
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