Acquired: January 2014
Champaign, IL – Horizon Hobby, Inc. is an international developer, marketer and distributor of radio control (RC) hobby products, model trains and other hobby products. The company’s suite of brands is comprised of many of the most recognized brands in the RC hobby industry. Founded in 1985, Horizon has developed a reputation as one of the leading innovators of both air and ground based RC hobby products. Horizon employs nearly 700 people and sells products in more than 50 countries around the world. Horizon’s corporate headquarters, along with the main distribution facility and product service center, are located in Champaign, Illinois. Additional distribution centers are in Ontario, California; Harlow, England and Elmshorn, Germany.