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Hatched in the USA Again

[fblike] Guess who is paddling ahead in bringing manufacturing back to American shores? None other than that icon of bubbly good clean fun, the rubber duckie! After creating dozens of celebrity rubber duck likenesses and having them made overseas, Craig Wolfe of Celebriducks got the hare-brained idea of moving production […]

Rubber Duckies Hatched in the USA Again

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Rubber Duckie History: Dietrich Rempel, Titan in Toys 6

Rubber Duckie History: Dietrich Rempel, Titan in Toys Imagine growing up in an ideal childhood, only to have it destroyed by a revolution in your early teens, losing your parents, and felling with your brother disguising to escape to safety thousands of miles away. And then, working yourself up to […]


What Are Rubber Duckies Made Of? 1

“What Are Rubber Duckies Made Of?” That’s a great question! Let’s start at the beginning: Rubber. What Are Rubber Duckies Made Of?: The Discovery of Rubber The story of rubber duckies waddles, naturally, hand-in-hand with that of rubber, from the discovery of rubber itself, to the invention of processes that […]

What Are Rubber Duckies Made Of?