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Hi, I have been away from PC for awhile and after reading through old posts I noticed references to Nu-Dell acquiring the Farley molds. Can anyone here please update what is going on with them. Thanks.

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Well after reading this post this morning, I decided to email Nu-Dell and ask. They already responded back, I was shocked so fast. Here's what I got including all their forwards. It's reverse order from how it went along.

Greg

yes we do have the Farley molds but we are not producing them at this time.

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Rick Cornwell([email protected])

NuDell

678-314-7575

From: Janis Vazquez

Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 10:01 AM

To: Rick Cornwell

Cc: Greg Geigel ([email protected]); Dave Block [email protected]); Janis Vazquez ([email protected])

Subject: Holiday Blowmolds

Forwarding. Thanks

From: Greg Seman

Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 8:55 AM

To: sales

Subject: Holiday Blowmolds

Hello,

I would like to inquire whether your company will be making Christmas or Halloween blowmolds in the future. I have found out from numerous people on various Christmas forums online that Nu-Dell had aquired Farley Technologies a few years ago. I hope that you will consider making them in the future if you have not done so as of yet. The air-blown inflatable may be the "in thing" but there are many people out there, myself included, that love the blowmolded decorations. I hope you consider producing these items.

Thank you,

Greg Seman

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I like the idea of a writing campaign.

I've worked for 3 fortune 500 companies and it is my experience that marketing will take notice if there is a large response to an issue whether is a good or bad one. It's the old squeeky wheel syndrome.

Maybe they don't know that people are interested and will buy the product because I've read articles where it is the general assumption that people prefer inflatables. Maybe if we show the company there is indeed a market for them, then perhaps they will at least do a limited production run to test the marketing waters.

Who knows...it might work..if not then all I'm out is a couple of minutes of writing time.

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apparently the got TPI i bought a witches cauldron for halloween and nu-dell was on the tag, but the cauldron had TPI stamped on it... i sent them an email about that months ago but the one i got was so dumb i didnt bother lol

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ya thats not confusing lol :giggle: i just hope they bring some back... i mean they probably have a warehouse full of them and theres a demand fire up the machines already. and poloron same thing, their molds are laying around somewhere.... whats with the wait?????????? :confused:

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They do have some of farleys molds with the steel molds for painting,the problem they where having was the paint,the epa was giving them a lot of grief.If they can't get it they will not produce.

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They do have some of farleys molds with the steel molds for painting,the problem they where having was the paint,the epa was giving them a lot of grief.If they can't get it they will not produce.

dude that sucks!.....i hope they can get it then...theirs alot of good tpi molds that i'd still like to aquire!

justin

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They do have some of farleys molds with the steel molds for painting,the problem they where having was the paint,the epa was giving them a lot of grief.If they can't get it they will not produce.

The paint used is highly toxic.  I have no problem with less toxic paints being used or the EPA being strict about the toxic paint, there's still way too much polluting going on.  But anyway, I have a quart of actual Empire factory paint, and it's nothing like what you can buy at the hardware store, trust me, it's really nasty stuff.  I brought it to a Sherwin Williams store to have them try and identify the ingredients and shake the can for me and the guy just about fainted when he popped the lid off, the whole store stank after.  Grand Venture (Prime Plastics) successfully made the transition to non-toxic water base paints.  Nudell should look into that option, I imagine they'd get approved if they did.

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