Press Release

FIVE PLAYMOBIL® PLAY SETS RECOGNIZED BY OPPENHEIM TOY PORTFOLIO

E-RANGE R’S HEADQUARTERS, PRINCESS FANTASY CASTLE, PIRATE SHIP AND TAKE ALONG SOCCER MATCH NAMED AMONG MOST INNOVATIVE TOYS OF THE YEAR

CRANBURY, NJ – October 2, 2012–- PLAYMOBIL is thrilled to announce that five play sets have been honored by prestigious Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Awards for the most innovative and outstanding toys of 2012. PLAYMOBIL’s E-Ranger’s Headquarters, Princess Fantasy Castle, Pirate Ship and Take Along Soccer Match were all bestowed with the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, representing the year’s most original and engaging products. Additionally, the Car Ferry with Pier received a Gold Award, which is given to outstanding new products that enhance the lives of children.

“PLAYMOBIL is honored that our toys have been named among the very best in the toy industry by the prestigious Oppenheim Toy Portfolio,” said John Skrajewski, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for PLAYMOBIL USA. “Our high-quality products are designed to foster creativity and imaginative play, and these awards for excellence recognize the essence of the PLAYMOBIL brand.”

Each of the honored play sets possesses unique features and the attention to detail that has become a PLAYMOBIL trademark, Skrajewski said.

The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Awards was founded in 1989 as the only independent consumer review of children's media by child development experts Joanne Oppenheim and her daughter Stephanie Oppenheim. Since its inception, the awards have grown to become a benchmark of excellence with consumers, toy makers and the media.

Parents, grandparents and others can find these award-winning PLAYMOBIL toys and more at www.playmobilusa.com.

About PLAYMOBIL INC.
PLAYMOBIL, Germany’s largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The company distributes its toys in more than 70 countries and employs more than 3,000 people and has subsidiaries in the United States, France, UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Greece, Northern Europe, Spain, Canada, Mexico, Austria and Switzerland.

PLAYMOBIL USA toys are distributed in more than 2,200 stores nationwide including the FunPark play center in West Palm Beach, Florida.