Technical Knockout Inc. Appoints Stone America as Licensing Agent
NEW YORK, NY October 19, 2010 – Stone America Licensing (www.stoneamerica.com), one of the nation’s leading licensing firms, announced today it has been appointed as the exclusive licensing agent by Technical Knockout Inc. known as TKO, a world leader in fitness, strength and boxing equipment (www.tko.com).
TKO is committed through sound and honest business practices to manufacture and design quality fitness, strength and boxing products that bring value and enjoyment to their customers. Offering customer support that is second to none and product warranties that exceed the industry standard, TKO inspires the design of innovative products in their promotion of wellness and healthy living.
“TKO is one of the most authentic and genuine fitness/ boxing brand in America. “With an iconic name and universal brand recognition from product placement on many high profile television shows, we are confident TKO will become a licensing success across numerous categories,” said Rob Stone, president of Stone America Licensing.
The TKO brand has been seen nationally on television shows to include, but not limited to: Entourage, Friends, Scrubs, CSI NY, Friday Night Lights, Parks and Recreation, Biggest Loser, Dexter, Two and a Half Men, the OC and more!
Garry Kurtz, President/CEO of Technical Knockout, Inc. commented “Our partnership with Stone America Licensing will allow us to extend our trusted brand into product categories that will offer our customers additional opportunities to enjoy the TKO experience. We look forward to growing and transforming TKO into a lifestyle brand.”
About Technical Knockout, Inc.
Technical Knockout, Inc., a subsidiary of TKO Holdings, Inc., owner of the world class brands “TKO” and “Technical Knockout”, designs, manufactures and markets nationally and internationally a diverse range of fitness, strength and boxing equipment for the commercial and consumer markets. Operating from its headquarters in Houston, Texas, TKO has representation in over 40 countries internationally.
More information about TKO can be found on the Web at www.tko.com.
About Stone America Licensing
Stone America Licensing, one of the nation’s premier full-service licensing firms, specializes in enhancing brand equity for some of the world’s leading companies, individuals, trademarks and logos. Stone’s unique approach maximizes brand potential through total licensing and merchandising solutions that turn brand equity into profit centers for its clients, while upholding brand integrity. Stone America has extensive experience in branded trademark extension licensing and has been involved in licensing of many Fortune 100 brands.
The company’s current client list includes: Laura Ashley, Carte Blanche’s “Me to You” and “My Blue Nose Friends”, David & Goliath, Yak Pak, Paris Blues, The Bold and the Beautiful, University of Oxford, International Truck & Engine, Lexani, Pet Head, JLG, Kampgrounds of America, Mel’s Drive-In, StinkyKids, Stall & Dean, School of Rock, Norman Rockwell, Scientific American, Jarden Consumer Brands: Health o meter, Holmes and Patton.