Brio is a toy company founded in Osby, Sweden in 1884. Once a small family owned company, it has grown into a global business with its headquarters located in Malmo. The company employs close to 70 people and is represented in about 20 countries. Due to the quality of their products, Brio has been providing their merchandise to the Royal Court of Sweden since the 1940’s. Brio is now owned by Ravensburger, which is a world-wide company known for quality puzzles, games and activity products as well as books for children and youths. Brio believes that quality and simplicity in their toys, such as toy trains will create happy childhood memories which can be passed down from generation to generation. The toys encourage the use of the imagination in children thus developing their creative abilities. Parents enjoy watching their children develop not only creativeness but social skills when playing with Brio toy trains and accessories.