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Behind BLMA Models



BLMA Models was founded with the purpose of providing the most innovative HO, N, and Z Scale accessories to the model railroad community. By doing so, modelers can create the most realistic locomotives and layouts possible. From our start in 2000, our vision and focus remains on products of superior quality and originality.

Mission Statement:
Discover, design, and produce model railroading related products of unrivaled quality and originality, utilizing a number of innovative manufacturing, managing, and marketing tactics.

Profile:
We are a forerunner in providing ground-breaking HO, N, and Z Scale accessories to the model railroad community. We currently list over one hundred products in our continually expanding catalog. With five distributors, BLMA Models products are available at literally any model railroad dealer, and a growing number of international suppliers.

Strategy:
We work closely with our customers to build strong, lasting relationships that not only allow for outstanding customer service, but facilitate our growth as a company. By listening to your thoughts and suggestions, we can only continue to improve as a company.



Craig Martyn Craig Martyn

Craig Martyn is the President of BLMA Models, a company he founded in 2000, at age 15. Craig graduated from Cal State University Fullerton, with a major in Advertising and a Minor in Business Administration. Currently, he is the Founder and President of a second company www.mymetalbusinesscard.com and a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization.

Craig's love of model trains started at an early age as he quickly took to N Scale. More often than not, he was unable to locate the kinds of accurate accessories he wanted in order to make his locomotives and layouts as realistic as possible. This lack of numerous products created a niche that Craig worked hard to fill.

After learning the aspects of the model railroad industry by working for several different companies, he established BLMA Models. By having all products designed and tested in house, the company is able to manufacture products that make ultimate realism in model railroading possible.

Craig keeps a constant influence over all aspects of BLMA Models. From research to CAD design; from advertising to public relations; he also continues to participate in the hobby he loves. Craig is an honorary member of the Orange County N-Gineers, a modular N-Track club located in Orange County, California. In his spare time, you can find Craig playing the drums, enjoying the outdoors, and relaxing with friends and family.



Robb Fisher Robb Fisher

Robb Fisher is the principal design engineer for BLMA Models and has been with the company since 2005. A lifelong resident of Virginia, Robb's love of trains runs deep in the surrounding country.

As a student at Virginia Tech, Robb studied mechanical engineering with an emphasis on modern, 3D CAD for manufacturing. Robb's comprehensive knowledge of prototype and model trains, combined with his design expertise, has proven a successful combination in developing the majority of BLMA's products.

In his spare time, Robb enjoys spending time with his son, Lucas - perhaps a future train enthusiast as well. Robb is an active member of the N&W Historical Society, the Lynchburg Area N Scalers, and avid N Scale modeler.

Looking forward, Robb is committed to continually pushing model train development to the highest quality and accuracy standards.


 
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