are very detailed diecast metal toys designed in Germany.
1921- Founded by Richard Sieperin in L�denscheid
Germany. 1943- Second production facility was opened in Hilchenbach, Siegerland. Today
this factory makes high-quality products such as small furniture and technical products
from plastics. 1950- The brand name SIKU, an abbreviated name for Sieper Kunststoffe was created.
A range of toys consisting of 16 figures and farm animals was shown at the first toy fair
at Nuremberg. 1955- Presentation of the first SIKU models vehicles in 1/60 scale. 1963- Toy production changed from plastic to metal. 1984- Purchased Wiking Modele of Berlin. Today Wiking produces authentic models of
vehicles in HO (1:87) and N-scale (1:160). SIKU today- Today's SIKU range offers over 230 models - plus more than 100 models
with special international prints and colors for the export market, is leader in many
parts of the world and exports the almost 100 countries. At present, SIKU
toys are not available in the United States due to ASTM import regulations.