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Korber Models Launches New Products for O Scale modelers


MILFORD, OH  April  22, 2014 — Korber Models, makers of scale models structures and detail parts in HO, O and G scale, announces the launch of several new O Scale products.

The O Scale Fire Tower #705 represents Fire Towers used all through the 20th century and even today to spot fires in rural areas across the nation.  The kit includes injection molded tower leg’s, base and ladders accompanied with a precision laser cut cabin with detailed windows.  The tower is designed to be 40 scale ft. tall (10”) and has used selective compression t make it work well in an O Scale world. This kit is a great addition to your layout, providing maximum detail in a compact space.  Once assembled this model has approximately a 3” wide by 3” deep by 10” high

The O Scale Quonset Hut #706 is ideal for both a military setting, and industrial use.  This kit includes laser cut end panels accompanied by injection molded doors, windows and corrugated roofing.  In addition the kit contains large vehicle doors that can be used to place the Quonset hut into industrial applications. Once assembled this model has approximately a 6” wide by 12” deep by 6” high.

The O Scale Sanding Tower #305A is a perfect addition to any engine service area.  This Sanding Tower features a newly design lasercut “steel” design with adjustable “piping” to allow for customization on your railroad.  The Sanding tower can be assembled either next to the drying house ore located remotely near the tracks as was also common.  It includes easy-to-follow assembly instructions.  Once assembled this model has approximately a 1.5” x 1.5” footprint.

“The introduction of new models such as the Fire Tower, Quonset Hut and popular Sanding tower bring new and unique structures to the O Scale market  and signifies our continued commitment to innovation and investment in new products.” said Teresa Redmond, President of Korber Models.  

These new models can be made layout ready using our Korber Komplete service which provides today's model railroaders options to include great Korber models on their layout when time or modeling skill may not be readily available. 

Korber Komplete service starts with the same great Korber kit currently available, but taken to the next level with expert craftsmanship by one of experienced modelers, who assemble, paint, and optionally add lights and weather the structure.  The completed model is carefully packaged ensures that the structure received is just like it left our shop.

The products are manufactured in Ohio, continuing the long legacy of “Made in America” that has been synonymous with the Korber brand.   Models are available for sale on the Korber Models website www.korbermodels.com  .

About Korber Models
Korber Models, LLC is a family-owned business founded by product management and merchandising professionals merging their global marketing expertise with model railroading interest. Korber Models is dedicated to developing unique scale structures for model train enthusiasts. Additional information about Korber Models is available at www.korbermodels.com.

Media inquiries: Rich Redmond at info@korbermodels.com


Korber Models Launches Korber Komplete assembly service


MILFORD, OH  January  19, 2014 — Korber Models, makers of scale models structures and detail parts in HO, O and G scale, launches Korber Komplete, a turnkey model building service that provides layout ready structures delivered to your doorstep.

Korber Komplete service provides today's model railroaders options to include great Korber models on their layout when time or modeling skill may not be readily available. 

Korber Komplete service starts with the same great Korber kit currently available, but taken to the next level with expert craftsmanship by one of experienced modelers, who assemble, paint, and optionally add lights and weather the structure.  The completed model is carefully packaged within a box and packing material, and then that box is placed within a larger box surrounded by additional packing material.  This approach ensures that the structure received is just like it left our shop.

“We are excited to offer this great serve to enable more model train enthusiasts have great Korber models on their layouts when time or skills may be in short supply.” said Teresa Redmond, President of Korber Models.  

The products are manufactured in Ohio, continuing the long legacy of “Made in America” that has been synonymous with the Korber brand.   Models are available for sale on the Korber Models website www.korbermodels.com  .

About Korber Models

Korber Models, LLC is a family-owned business founded by product management and merchandising professionals merging their global marketing expertise with model railroading interest. Korber Models is dedicated to developing unique scale structures for model train enthusiasts. Additional information about Korber Models is available at www.korbermodels.com.

Media inquiries: Rich Redmond at info@korbermodels.com



Korber Models Launches New Products for O Scale Modelers – Upgrades product line


MILFORD, OH  October, 2012 — Korber Models, makers of scale models structures and detail parts in HO, O and G scale, launches two new model structure kits in O scale, returns  items to production upgrades the popular roundhouses.

The Model 700 Background Apartment Building packs great detail in to a compact space representing ubiquitous multi story brick buildings that covered the landscape from the stream thru transition era up to today.  Featuring over 50 windows, super detailed scale fire escapes, gutters and downspouts with cement foundation and stair details all in a compact 3” by 13” foot print.  This building is an ideal addition to any layout adding great visual interest in a very small space.

Korber Model 701 Roof Top Wood Water Tank is the perfect complement to the roof of any multi story building on your layout.  Deployed in cities all over the country to support of fire suppression, these wood water tanks were a mainstay on roof tops across the country and are still commonplace today.  This laser cut kit features real wood construction, comes complete with step by step instructions, and fits in a 2” by 2” foot print.

The popular 930 and 931 Steel Roof Top Water Tanks are again available to complement your layout.  These injection molded, highly detailed kits represent steel water tanks that were commonly constructed from the 1900’s through the 1930’s and still standing today. Both kits occupy approximately a 2.5” by 2.5” foot print.

The 304 roundhouse is now back in production featuring upgraded laser cut arched windows to offer a crisp scale appearance.  Modelers who already have constructed any number of the Korber models that use these arched windows and take advantage of these improvements and upgraded their existing models.

 “These unique additions to the Korber Models product line are a great addition to any layout,” said Teresa Redmond, President of Korber Models. “and signify our continued commitment to model railroading.”

The products are manufactured in Ohio, continuing the long legacy of “Made in America” that has been synonymous with the Korber brand. Models are available for sale on the Korber Models website www.korbermodels.com.


About Korber Models
Korber Models, LLC is a family-owned business founded by product management and merchandising professionals merging their global marketing expertise with model railroading interest. Korber Models is dedicated to developing unique scale structures for model train enthusiasts. Additional information about Korber Models is available at www.korbermodels.com.

Media inquiries: Rich Redmond at info@korbermodels.com



Korber Models, LLC to Acquire Assets of 
Just Trains of Delaware’s Korber product line of scale model structures

MILFORD, OH / NEWARK, DE, April 12 , 2012 — Korber Models, LLC a family owned company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Korber product line from Just Trains of Delaware, LLC.  The acquisition includes all HO, O & G scale structure tooling, as well as existing HO, O & G scale structure inventory. In the near future, these structures including long out of stock items, will be available from Korber Models.

“We are pleased to have found a great home for this popular product family and are sure that modelers will be very excited to see these great buildings back in production under the Korber Models banner,” said Julie Mitchell & Pete Ferguson,  partners in Just Trains of Delaware, LLC.

The well designed Korber structures have been a fixture on layouts of HO, O and G scale modelers, featuring a wide range of subjects with broad appeal. The unique mix of engine service, commercial and industrial structures help modelers bring their layout to life. “We are very excited to be able to bring this quality line of scale model structures back into production,” said Teresa Redmond, President of Korber Models. “We are confident the Korber line will continue to be a favorite addition to modeler’s layouts.”

The products will be manufactured in Ohio, continuing the long legacy of “Made in America” that has been synonymous with the Korber brand.  The company is soliciting feedback from hobbyists on their website, www.korbermodels.com and in the Just Trains booth at the Eastern Division TCA meet to help drive the reintroduction of products by voting for the models they would like to see first and input on new product developments.  Models will be available for sale on the Korber Models website as will the ability to register for notification of the re-launch of currently out of stock items.

 

About Korber Models
Korber Models, LLC is a family-owned business founded by product management and merchandising professionals merging their global marketing expertise with model railroading interest. Korber Models is dedicated to developing unique scale structures for model train enthusiasts. Additional information about Korber Models is available at www.korbermodels.com.

 

About Just Trains
Just Trains of Delaware, LLC is a full line model train dealership offering a wide range of the most popular products, competitive prices and world class customer service.  Just Trains offers convenient retail store hours, extending telephone ordering, and a round the clock web store to ensure they are available when you are. Additional information about Just Trains is available at www.justrains.com.

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Media inquiries: Rich Redmond at info@korbermodels.com

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