Fiskars is Official Net-Cutting Scissors of NCAA® Championships

MADISON, Wis. (Mar. 27, 2015) –  Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand™, has joined with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the seventh consecutive year to be the official net-cutting scissors during the 2015 NCAA® Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.

The iconic orange-handled scissors will be used by winning teams in the post game net-cutting ceremonies for the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Regional Championship and Final Four games, as well the NCAA Division I, II and III Men’s and Women’s Championship games. The special edition scissors have serrated, gold titanium blades that are specially etched with the NCAA logo.

Following the championship games, each of the winning institutions will keep one pair of the commemorative scissors for permanent display on campus.

“We’re once again thrilled to play a part in an NCAA basketball tradition with teams throughout the nation, as they celebrate a season of excellence by cutting the nets with nothing but the best,” said Fiskars Brands, Inc. President Paul Tonnesen. “As a company that recently celebrated its 365th anniversary, we share an appreciation for creating long-standing memories and are honored to help teams pay tribute to achieving historic milestones.”

Introduced in 1967, Fiskars’ flagship Original Orange-Handled Scissors™ have become an iconic design classic with over one billion pairs sold worldwide. 

ABOUT THE NCAA
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 450,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes.  

About Us

Since its establishment in 1649, Fiskars Group has grown to be a leading functional and living products company with a strong brand portfolio, including Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Wedgewood and Waterford. Fiskars Group has employees in over 30 countries and is headquartered in Finland. With over 1 billion Orange-handled Scissors sold, Fiskars has grown to be the World’s #1 Scissors Brand. Fiskars promotes achievement and self-expression by focusing on easy to use, innovative tools to make gardening, cooking and crafting more enjoyable. Fiskars Americas is headquartered in Wisconsin. Please visit www.fiskars.com.

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