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Hobbico to distribute Italieri in U.S., Canada

By Model Retailer Staff
Published: December 2, 2014
Hobbico announced Dec. 1 that it is now the sole distributor for Italieri plastic model kits in the U.S. and Canada.

Founded in 1962 and headquartered near Bologna, Italy, Italieri released its first scale model plane in 1968. Today, the Italieri line features aircraft, helicopters, military and armored fighting vehicles, ships, tools, diorama accessories, and wargame accessories.

Previous U.S. distributor Model Rectifier Corp. is in the process of closing out its Italieri inventory.