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Hape Enjoys an Awards Spree!

Hape Enjoys an Awards Spree!

In spite of the rough circumstances, we are now in the latter half of 2020. With a number of Hape toys being recognised by influential European awards in the toy industry this year, Hape has been honoured to bring unique experiences to children and great ...
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An Insight into Alibaba International’s Visit to Hape

An Insight into Alibaba International’s Visit to Hape

On the afternoon of August 17th, Hape Group’s manufacturing base in China featured on a livestream that gave insight into the recent visit by Alibaba International.Mr. Peter Handstein, the founder and CEO of Hape Group, led Ken, an industry operation expe...
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Public Statement on New Distributor in Australia

Public Statement on New Distributor in Australia

In May 2020, Hape Holding AG officially ended its cooperation with Educational Experience, its former distributor in Australia and, in July started a new collaboration with U. Games Australia who will deliver more Hape toys to Australian families in the c...
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Another Hit for the Leading Spanish Toy Store Chain “Eurekakids”

Another Hit for the Leading Spanish Toy Store Chain “Eurekakids”

On the morning of July 4th, the third Eurekakids retail concept store was launched in Ningbo, to great expectations. Just one year after its formal entrance to China, the top Spanish toy brand is rapidly seizing their share of offline retail stores sellin...
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More Than Just a Piano!

More Than Just a Piano!

Have you ever witnessed a magic toy? The Magic Touch Piano, the wonderful collaboration between Hape and Baby Einstein, has attained worldwide recognition since its release in 2018, winning a host of prestigious and influential awards including the Spielw...
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Hape Donate Masks to German Federal Ministry of Health - WE ARE TOGETHER

Hape Donate Masks to German Federal Ministry of Health - WE ARE TOGETHER

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to spread all over the world, the situation is becoming severe, especially in European countries that face a lack of medical supplies. During this period, Hape has maintained its commitment to society and to next ...
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Never Stop! – Hape’s Global Tour Takes in 3 International Toy Fairs

Never Stop! – Hape’s Global Tour Takes in 3 International Toy Fairs

Due to the unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 in the first quarter of 2020, many global gatherings have been cancelled or postponed for the sake of people’s safety. Three important international toy fairs, however, have been held as scheduled, offering a pre...
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Hape Group (Ningbo) Donates To The Battle Against NCP

Hape Group (Ningbo) Donates To The Battle Against NCP

Since the outbreak of the New Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP) on the eve of Spring Festival in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, the official health authorities have taken a series of prompt actions in response to the top major public health emergency level. Hape...
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Investment in the Future: 10 Million USD From DEG Injected Into the Production of Sustainable Toys

Investment in the Future: 10 Million USD From DEG Injected Into the Production of Sustainable Toys

As the largest wooden-based toy manufacturer in the world and a leader in the educational toy segment, Hape is planning to upgrade its factory located in Ningbo, China. To enable this, DEG (German Investment and Development Company) has granted 10 million...
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Heading into an Exciting Decade Hand in Hand: Hape Senior Employees’ Reward Ceremony

Heading into an Exciting Decade Hand in Hand: Hape Senior Employees’ Reward Ceremony

On the evening of December 5th, Hape Group held a grand reward ceremony for its senior staff in order to recognise and repay all their hard work. Mr. Peter Handstein, the Founder and CEO of Hape Group, gifted anniversary souvenirs and welfare prizes to ea...
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Leading Spanish Toy Chain Store “Eurekakids” Enters China

Leading Spanish Toy Chain Store “Eurekakids” Enters China

On the morning of November 30th, the first Eurekakids retail concept store launched in Ningbo, marking its formal entrance into China.Mr. Peter Handstein, the Founder and CEO of Hape Group, attended the opening ceremony and expressed his congratulations b...
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Nurturing Hope for Society - Hape Career Talk at UNNC

Nurturing Hope for Society - Hape Career Talk at UNNC

On 5th November, Mr. Peter Handstein, the Founder and CEO of Hape Group, delivered a brilliant and inspiring speech at a Career Talk in the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), simultaneously introducing the culture and philosophy of the Group an...
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Hape Shines at the 2019 China Toy Expo

Hape Shines at the 2019 China Toy Expo

From 16th to 20th October, 2019, the 18th International Trade Fair for Toys & Preschool Education Resources (China Toy Expo – Shanghai), organised by  the China Toy & Juvenile Products Association (CTJPA), was successfully held in  the S...
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Meet PolyM this New School Year

Meet PolyM this New School Year

(31st August, 2019, Shanghai)The annual “Welcome Back to School” party co-hosted by the German Chamber of Commerce | Shanghai, in cooperation with the German School Hongqiao, kicked off again this year in the courtyard of the school. Hape organised a Poly...
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Ningbo Municipal and Beilun District Leaders Make Visit to Hape China

Ningbo Municipal and Beilun District Leaders Make Visit to Hape China

On the afternoon of 29th August, 2019, Liang Qun, member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of the District Party Committee, and Deputy District Chief Pan Qunwei - accompanied by a group of government personnel - paid...
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Hape Shines in CBME

Hape Shines in CBME

(24th to 26th July 2019, Shanghai, China) The CBME (Children-Baby-Maternity Expo) China - The 19th Shanghai International Children Baby and Maternity Products Expo went smoothly at the National Exhibition and Convention Center this year. With a total floo...
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Hape Toys Shine at the ASTRA 2019 Best Toys for Kids Awards

Hape Toys Shine at the ASTRA 2019 Best Toys for Kids Awards

(10th June, 2019, USA) The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) unveiled its 2019 Best Toys for Kids award winners in June. Hape’s Sunny Valley Adventure Dome (a new product for 2019) emerged as the winner in the Preschool category by virt...
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Hape Made Finalist for the More Than a Market Awards 2019

Hape Made Finalist for the More Than a Market Awards 2019

(30th May 2019, Shanghai, China) The German Chamber of Commerce in China and Bertelsmann Stiftung, awarded the More Than a Market Awards to five German projects at the fourth award ceremony in Jin Mao Tower.Hape’s “We Care We Share” project stood out amon...
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PolyM Wins the Good Toy Award 2019

PolyM Wins the Good Toy Award 2019

(25th May, 2019, Japan) The grand Good Toy Award 2019 ceremony was held at the Tokyo Toy Museum of Art, where the PolyM Dinosaur Paradise Kit - after being selected by 6,000 toy consultants - claimed the Good Toy Award 2019, winning unanimous recognition ...
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George Luck Brand Transferred

George Luck Brand Transferred

The intangible assets of George Luck®, including trademarks, drawings of product design and non-patented technology etc. has been transferred from Hape International (Ningbo) Ltd. to Brother Jordan & Co., Ltd. since 19th April 2019. Upon the same date...
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Keep Abreast with Educational Developments and Accomplish a Better Future with Toys

Keep Abreast with Educational Developments and Accomplish a Better Future with Toys

Since last December, Mr. Peter Handstein (Founder and CEO of Hape Group) has acted as the chair of Nottingham University Business School China’s (NUBS China) Advisory Board (AB), further deepening the exchanges between Hape and the University of Nottingha...
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Adhere to the Belt and Road Initiative, Reach a Win-Win Outcome - Overseas Investment Enterprise Research Symposium

Adhere to the Belt and Road Initiative, Reach a Win-Win Outcome - Overseas Investment Enterprise Research Symposium

On 11th April 2019, the Beilun Taxation Bureau organised a research symposium revolving around overseas investment enterprises at Hape China. Relative government departments including the Beilun Bureau of Justice, the Beilun Bureau of Commerce, as well as...
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Exploring New Possibilities of Bamboo Toys - 2019 Hape Japan Flexistix Workshop

Exploring New Possibilities of Bamboo Toys - 2019 Hape Japan Flexistix Workshop

From 26th to 28th, March, 2019, a group of Japanese faculty from Tokyo Gakugei University paid a visit to Hape China, bringing lots of new creative ideas for Flexistix. The group comprised Professor Etsuroh Tetsuya (president of Children Institute for the...
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2019 Global Tour — Hape Shines in Three International Toy Fairs

2019 Global Tour — Hape Shines in Three International Toy Fairs

At the beginning of 2019, Hape appeared at three top-class international toy fairs, namely, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair (7th to 10th January), the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair (30th January to 3rd February) and the North American Interna...
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Magic Touch Piano Wins ToyAward 2019

Magic Touch Piano Wins ToyAward 2019

On 30th January, 2019 the annual ToyAward 2019 ceremony was held in Nuremberg, Germany. The wonderful creation Magic Touch Piano of Hape and baby einstein won the trophy in the Baby & Infant category after already taking the prize at th...
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