Fiskars Wins Two 2017 Teachers’ Choice Awards

MADISON, Wis. (Sep. 6, 2016) – Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, recently won two of Learning® Magazine’s 2017 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. Fiskars MVP Non-stick Pointed-tip Kids Scissors and Sparkle Non-stick Softgrip® Student Scissors were selected among the 29 tools recognized as the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.

Learning® Magazine’s Teachers’ Choice Awards are one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. This is the 23rd annual program and marks the 12th year Fiskars has been named an award recipient. Each year teachers from across the United States judge the entries based on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation to honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom.

“At Fiskars, we design scissors that help kids learn at every stage of life, from preschool to senior year,” said Paul Tonnesen, President at Fiskars Americas. “With our focus on quality, comfort and the designs kids crave, we’re honored to receive another seal of approval from teachers who help our students grow and express their creativity every day.”

Fiskars is the #1 Teacher Recommended Brand of kids scissors. Known for the Original Orange-Handled Scissors™, Fiskars has a long-standing heritage of quality cutting tools and Fiskars scissors are guaranteed for life.

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