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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Pasin  

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Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Pasin lives in Oak Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Pasin, grandson of founder Antonio Pasin, is the CWO (Chief Wagon Officer) of Radio Flyer Inc., maker of the famous and beloved little red wagon, and the world and other ride-ons. Radio Flyer has more than one hundred award-winning products available throughout the world. Since 1917, the family-owned company has created beautifully designed, high-quality, timeless, and innovative toys. In his time at the helm, Pasin has led a cultural transformation of the company, resulting in a dynamic, goal-oriented workplace that has received numerous awards and was named among the Best Places to Work by Fortune, a Top Small Workplace by the Wall Street Journal, and one of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America by Inc.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Radio Flyer: 100 Years of America's Little Red Wagon
ISBN: 0062838997. OCLC Number: 1024105986

Harper Design. .

For generations, the Radio Flyer, the fire engine red wagon with the distinctive white logo emblazoned on its side, has fueled the imaginative adventures of children, transforming them into astronauts on a rocket ship to the moon, racecar drivers in the Indy 500, and pioneers traveling into the badlands of the Wild West. The Radio Flyer is the story of childhood, a story of wondrous journeys often accompanied by someone important: a parent, a sibling, a friend, a pet. Since 1917, the family-owned business Radio Flyer Inc. has created this cherished wagon, building a legacy of high quality, timeless, and innovative toys that spark childrens imaginations and inspire active play outdoors. With more than 100 million wagons sold, many of them passed down from generation to generation, Radio Flyers have carried, hauled, and fueled more hours of magical escapades than any other childrens ride-on toy in America.