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The Story Behind the Silk

In RADIUS on May 10, 2016 at 3:40 pm

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RADIUS partners with the CORSEDA Cooperative to manufacture our luxurious Natural Biodegradable Silk Floss & Floss Sachets which are hand-spun from pure, natural silk. CORSEDA, which stands for Cooperative of Silk, is a family-owned and operated Fair Trade Co-op whose members are typically low-income families of farmers in Cauca, Colombia that use their knowledge in farming to build and manage silk products inside their homes. It’s made up of mostly women and supports more than 80 families.

Here is the entire story of RADIUS and CORSEDA.

 

A New Website Designed Just For You

In RADIUS on September 3, 2015 at 12:13 pm

For the past 6 months we’ve been designing a brand new website that (we hope) will really show the world what RADIUS is all about. Our current site was …how should we say this?…a little outdated. Don’t get us wrong, it was a solid site that got the job done, but we decided it was time to revamp and redesign and make a site that was totally, 100% us. 

We hope you like it.

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Smile…it’s RADIUS Picture Day!

In RADIUS on August 19, 2015 at 9:50 am

If you haven’t heard, we’re in the process of a total website revamp. We’re designing a totally new site that will really showcase why we’re different, why that’s a GOOD thing and why that makes us awesome. ;-D

Last week we headed to NYC and the 24th Street Loft for RADIUS Picture Day. We spent the day at a photo shoot for all of our products to get brand, spankin’ new photos for our brand, spankin’ new website. Here’s a bit of a preview.

To see the finished products, stay tuned for our official site unveiling later this month!

We have arrived.
We have arrived.
Travel Cases & Floss are ready to go!
Travel Cases & Floss are ready to go!
Toothbrushes lookin' good.
Toothbrushes lookin’ good.
the DOC? Check.
the DOC? Check.
The RADIUS Bathroom.
The RADIUS Bathroom.
We've got some pretty awesome props to make our RADIUS bathroom complete!
We’ve got some pretty awesome props to make our RADIUS Bathroom complete!
Shaving Kit, anyone?
Shaving Kit, anyone?
Lights, camera, action!
Lights…
..camera...
…camera…
...action!
…action!
Now it's time for our models to get ready...
Now it’s time for our models to get ready…
...a little hair and make-up and voila!
…a little hair and make-up and voila!
How do you get a baby to smile? Jump up and down and wave your arms. Works every time.
How do you get a baby to smile? Jump up and down and wave your arms. Works every time.
This little guy loves to brush his teeth with his Totz Plus!
This little guy loves to brush his teeth with his Totz Plus!
A little help to make sure he gets his teeth nice and clean...
A little help to make sure he gets his teeth nice and clean…
See the finished photos on our new website launching later this month!
And that’s a wrap!

No, Seriously…We’re Happy Just to be Nominated

In In the News, RADIUS on October 20, 2014 at 3:19 pm

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Have you ever watched the Oscars, Grammys, or any other award show and thought, “Yea right, I’m sure they’re just happy to be nominated. I don’t believe that for a second?” Well, we’re hear to tell you that being happy just to be nominated can actually happen.

RADIUS was nominated for the Martha Stewart American Made Award (which was super awesome in and of itself) and then imagine our excitement when we come to find out that out of hundreds of entries in our Style category we were a chosen finalist!

We work really hard to make our company and the products that we produce the best that they can be and to have that recognized in such a big way was a huge honor.

The winners were chosen on Friday October 17th and, sadly, RADIUS did not win. Are we a little disappointed? Of course, but we knew the competition was steep and all the companies who did win were well-deserving and we couldn’t be more excited for them. As cliché as it sounds, we were really  honored to be included in such an exclusive group of companies and we congratulate each and every one of them.

Now, with only a few more months left in 2014, we’re looking forward to 2015 and all the the things that it can bring. If we’re nominated again next year hopefully we’ll win, but if not, make no mistake… we’ll still be happy just to be nominated.

To each and every person who voted for us, we thank you so much for your support! We’ll see you again next year.

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Click our Martha Stewart American Made page below to see what being American Made means to us!

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Find Common Ground with RADIUS

In In the News, RADIUS on October 14, 2014 at 7:12 pm

September was National Yoga Month and Common Ground Magazine wanted to honor all the yogi’s out there! We were super excited to be included in their annual and widely popular yoga issue!

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Glee Gum Makes RADIUS Positively Gleeful!

In RADIUS, RADIUS Reviews It! on June 23, 2014 at 3:50 pm


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It’s no surprise that here at RADIUS we’re all about teeth. Our teeth and overall oral health are pretty important to us. Which is why when we’re sitting in our beautiful HQ in Kuztown, PA dreaming up more ways to bring environmentally friendly oral care to the masses, we chew Glee Gum. We’ve always been big fans of Glee Gum, not only because they have an amazing product that is all natural and tastes pretty amazing, but also because we prefer to support like-minded companies. RADIUS and Glee Gum are both dedicated to providing quality products that are environmentally and socially responsible. So when the opportunity was presented for us to partner with Glee Gum and host a Facebook contest where one lucky participant will win a one year supply of RADIUS Floss Sachets & Sugar-Free Glee Gum, we jumped at the chance.

 The folks at Glee Gum were also nice enough to send everyone at RADIUS an assortment of their Sugar-Free Gum and we thought that this would be the perfect opportunity to let everyone know WHY we love Glee!

 

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Our Inside Sales Team couldn’t wait to try the New Wild Watermelon flavor that Glee Gum now offers.

“I love all of the flavors, but my absolute favorite is the Wild Watermelon!” exclaims Chrissy, our Inside Sales Manager.

“My two favorites were the Mint and the Watermelon, but if I had to choose, I would have to say Wild Watermelon is my favorite.” agrees Jen, an Inside Sales Rep. “I also  love the mini Glee Gum boxes! They’re perfect for putting in your purse!”

“I really like how Glee Gum is aspartame, saccharin, cyclamate free.” Donna, an Inside Sales Rep explains. “I brought a few packs of Glee Gum home to my family and my children went crazy! They tried each flavor, loved them all, and have been chewing Glee Gum ever since!”

 

 

image (3)“I just really love this gum!” Lucinda our Product Manager was eager to tell us. “The first thing I noticed is that each flavor smells amazing when you open the package, so you automatically know it’s going to taste great too. I honestly can’t pick one flavor I like the best because I like them all, but I really enjoyed the Lemon Lime. I also really appreciate the fact that Glee Gum is made without any harmful additives and is made in the USA.”

Our Shipping & Production Assistant is a huge fan of the Wild Watermelon, but it’s the packaging that had her family really excited. “I took some Glee Gum home for my family to try and my mom fell in love with the packaging. She loves Glee Guy! Once they got over how awesome the packaging was, they decided they really like the Mint the best!”

Our entire Production Team (total of 15) were super excited to try out Glee Gum and kept a stash in the RADIUS break room to chew when not on the floor assembling all of our toothbrushes. Everyone had their favorite flavor, but, after a quick poll, the most popular was the Wild Watermelon!

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“It’s a box of Glee!” our Social Marketing & PR person Amanda announced when the shipment of Glee Gum arrived at RADIUS. “I’m a huge fan of Glee Gum and was a Mint user for quite some time, but after trying the new Wild Watermelon flavor I think I’ve found a new favorite! I’ve always really appreciated that this gum is non-GMO, vegetarian, and does not contain artificial sweeteners like aspartame, but I also love how Glee Gum is environmentally responsible. They use chicle in their gum base which helps support the rainforest and I absolutely love their Tree to Glee program where Glee will plant a tree in Central America for every documented box of gum that is purchased. We try to do as much as we can as a company to make our products and manufacturing process environmentally friendly, so it’s really great to partner with a company that has the same goals.”

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Saskia our fearless leader and CEO couldn’t decide which flavor she liked best. “I love the flavors! They’re so good that I wish the flavor would last forever!” Since Saskia is heavily involved in the RADIUS product design process she really appreciates companies that go the extra mile to make quality, socially, and environmentally responsible products. “Glee Gum and RADIUS have quite a few things in common. Our Vegan Mint and Cranberry Flosses contain gum-benefiting, USA-Sourced Xylitol just like their Sugar-Free Gum. It also really impresses me that Glee Gum is the first Fair Trade gum in the world and that they manufacture in the USA. We manufacture our products in the US and it’s wonderful to see other companies succeed that have the ambition.”

Review in Review: 

Simply put, RADIUS loves Glee Gum! But, by an overwhelming majority, our favorite flavor is Wild Watermelon!

For more info about Glee Gum take a look at their website and to see the wonderful things that Glee Gum had to say about RADIUS, check out their blog and product review!

Visit the RADIUS Facebook page to participate in the RADIUS & Glee Gum Contest!

“Like” RADIUS on Facebook, share your smile, and automatically get entered to win a ONE YEAR supply of RADIUS Vegan Xylitol Cranberry Floss Sachets & Sugar-Free Glee Gum. After participating, make sure you head over the the Glee Gum Facebook page and “like” them as well!

Floss and brush with RADIUS. Chew with Glee. Smile and be happy.

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