Ellison Launches New Sizzix Dies for Classroom
by Ellison on April 16, 2013
New die designs for educators leverage power of Sizzix brand
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (April 16, 2013) – Ellison Educational Equipment Inc., the pioneer and global market leader in die-cutting machines, steel-rule dies and accessories, is pleased to announce the expansion of the Classroom Series of dies from its sister craft brand, Sizzix®.
With the new assortment of designs, educators can make learning fun by cutting their own perfect shapes for use in the classroom, arts & crafts programs and extra-curricular or fundraising activities for grades K-12. Designs of bookmarks, treasure chests, dump trucks and flowers are just a few of the possibilities that await educators.
Made with a steel-rule blade and backed with plastic, the 20 new Sizzix Bigz™ dies (5 ½" x 6") cut through a wide variety of materials, including aluminum, leather, mat board, paper and vinyl. Bigz dies are compatible with the Ellison® AllStar® SuperStar™, Ellison Prestige® Pro and Sizzix Big Shot™ Pro machines. Also noteworthy is the Ellison brand’s first-time offering of a Bigz L die size (8 ¾" x 6" inches), the Bigz L Packet Envelope die, compatible with the Ellison AllStar SuperStar and Sizzix Big Shot Pro.
Joining the exciting Classroom Series dies are 7 steel-rule, birch wood SureCut™ dies featuring a pirate hat with an eye patch and mustache, a train book and a giraffe chart. All SureCut dies are compatible with the Ellison Prestige Pro and Sizzix Big Shot Pro machines.
“The Sizzix Classroom Series creates a multitude of engaging shapes to empower learning in the classroom and beyond,” said Saema Khwaja, Ellison Curriculum Integration Specialist. “Each shape enhances creative arts & crafts, reinforces lessons and offers tremendous versatility across many subjects and themes to make every discovery amazing!”
The Spring release of Classroom Series dies is now available through authorized Ellison retailers and the Ellison education website. For more information, visit EllisonEducation.com.
About Ellison Educational Equipment Inc.
Since 1977, Ellison Educational Equipment, Inc. has been the recognized global leader of die-cutting machines, die-cutting products and shape-cutting accessories for the education market. The company was founded by an educator and has built its reputation developing high-quality, reliable die-cutting machines, products and accessories, coupled with innovative teaching principles that support all subject matters and grades K-12. For more information about Ellison Educational Equipment and its standards-based curriculum, please visit www.EllisonEducation.com.
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