Cra-Z-Art to increase manufacturing of toys, school supplies with new facility

Cra-Z-Art, a Randolph-based manufacturer of toy, art and school supply products, announced on Thursday it is increasing its manufacturing capacity with a new facility in Jacksonville, Florida.

The company said it plans to significantly increase its production of USA-made goods there.

The company produces and markets popular toys such as Nickelodeon Slime, Disney arts and crafts, Kodak jigsaw puzzles, Cra-Z-Art art supples, Cra-Z-Loom, Softee Dough, The Real Cotton Candy Maker, Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine and a complete line of  Shimmer ‘n Sparkle craft kits. The items are available at retailers, including Walmart, Target and specialty stores, and online.

“Cra-Z-Art is very excited to open up this great, new production operation. In response to our recent growth, the facility will allow us to more effectively and efficiently get our products to market for consumers to enjoy! We plan to increase our production of quality goods that are made right here in the U.S.A., which will ultimately contribute to the economy of the Jacksonville region and beyond,”  Lawrence Rosen, chairman, Cra-Z-Art, said.