People who have been allowed to experience the magic of a Märklin model railroad keep this experience in their memory. They may want to come back to this experience later. Because the charm and prototypical, true-to-life character of Märklin models fascinates young and old. This fascination is our motivation. And, it is a component part of the vision that we would like share with you. This fascination is our motivation. And, it is a component part of the vision that we would like share with you.
In the 150 years of its existence as a company Märklin has developed from a small factory for tin toys to a producer of high quality metal toys known around the world: Today, Märklin is the world leader for all important gauges in the model railroad market. No other manufacturer offers the possibility of adding to existing layouts and collections over the course of many years and of expanding systematically. We thus link generations through experiencing technology.
The standard for our products is reproduction that is as close to the prototype as possible - in technical terms as well as in the impression and feel of our models. We use raw materials as close to the prototype as possible, different types of metal, alloys, sheet metal, aluminum, high quality plastics, and even wood. Enthusiastic collectors all over the world are proof of the quality and enduring value of our products.
A high degree of engineering know-how has always been present in our models together with the work of skilled hands. Our goal has always been to offer our customers solutions on the cutting edge. We are particularly thankful and proud that the ideas and commitment of our customers have found their way into our products resulting in many improvements in detailing and new developments. We are thus presently able to offer an assortment that enables an unusual depth of play experiences in which everything goes together perfectly even after many years.
Since 1980 Märklin, Inc. is the American Subsidiary of Gebr. Märklin & Cie. GmbH, Germany.