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Rapido announces OEM manufacturing venture

By Hal Miller
Published: March 8, 2010
VIA-Rapido
Rapido Trains Inc., manufacturer of N- and HO-scale model railroad rolling stock and accessories, has announced its entry into the OEM model railroad manufacturing business through its Maytex-Rapido division.

The manufacturing segment, located in Dongguan, China, specializes in high-end hobby models. Its services include research and design, tooling, decorating, assembly and packaging.


The firm brings many years of combined experience to each project, with specialization in HO, N and OO gauge trains. North American and UK railroad prototypes are a specialty, but Maytex-Rapido also has experience making model kits, slot cars, and other hobby products.


According to a press release from the company, it’s ready to accept new tooling projects immediately, and new assembly and production projects from summer 2010.


More information can be found at http://maytex.rapidotrains.com


Rapido Trains is based in Toronto, Ont., Canada.

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