Electric~Spin and WHAM-O join forces to create the next generation of WHAM-O branded activity products.
TORONTO, and EMERYVILLE, CA, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - Electric~Spin, the leader in home sports simulation products and creators of the award-winning Golf Launchpad series of golf simulators, and WHAM-O, the legendary toy and activity products company, have teamed up to create the next generation of interactive sports toys and products, starting with two of the world's leading sports - golf and soccer.
"We are delighted to partner with WHAM-O to further broaden the distribution of our products," said Anees Munshi, CEO of Electric~Spin. "WHAM-O is certainly a household name world-wide, a name I grew up with! Electric~Spin's leading-edge interactive technology, combined with WHAM-O's incredible track record of innovation will be a powerful combination."
"WHAM-O is excited to partner with Electric~Spin to create its next generation of products," said Kyle Aguilar, CEO of WHAM-O. "WHAM-O's products have always been about an active lifestyle. Now, through our new partnership with Electric~Spin, we plan to innovate the next generation of WHAM-O products - interactive technology products that enable children of all ages to play the greatest games and sports online. We intend to extend the cycle of innovation that created the Frisbee, the Hula Hoop and the other legendary products into the new millennium."
Electric~Spin and WHAM-O's first collaborative products will be showcased at the Hong Kong Toy Fair in January, 2010.
Electric~Spin Corporation, the subsidiary of Electric-Spin Ltd. (TSX-v: ESC) is the worldwide leader in home golf simulators marketed under its Golf Launchpad brand and carried by premier retailers in over 16 markets worldwide. Electric~Spin designs, develops and manufactures its golf simulators, accessories and software at its headquarters in Woodbridge, Ontario, and at its Asian subsidiary. For more information, please visit www.electricspin.com.
WHAM-O(R), Inc., founded in 1948, has created some of the most innovative and imaginative toys for more than 60 years. Beginning with the WHAM-O(R) Slingshot, WHAM-O's toys, such as Slip 'N Slide(R), Frisbee(R), Hula Hoop(R), and Hacky Sack(R), have captured the imagination of generations and have become legendary. WHAM-O designs and manufactures a core of more than 70 captivating products, which, along with its MOREY(R) and BZ(R) Bodyboards, CHURCHILL(R) Fins and Riva(R) Snowboards, are carried by virtually every toy, sporting goods and mass retailer in the world. For more information please visit www.WHAM-O.com or call (510) 596-4270.
SOURCE ELECTRIC-SPIN CORPORATION
For further information: For further information: about this press release, visit www.electricspin.com or www.WHAM-O.com; For media inquiries, please contact Garry Cole at Electric~Spin at (416) 410-1166 ext. 420.