Past Olympus News

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Olympus Group Mascot Division featured on Fox 6’s The A List with Brian Cramp

On January 20th, 2016 Brian Kramp, correspondent for Studio A on Milwaukee’s Fox 6 television station, visited Olympus Group and featured our Mascot team on three live segments during the show, and he even donned a Yogi Bear costume!  Our very own Vanessa Walcott and Trevor Broskowski were interviewed by Brian, and other members of our awesome team also participated, both in and out of costume.  Olympus Group’s mascot Ollie also took part in the fun.

If you missed the live show, click here to visit the Fox 6 Studio A website and view the videos.

‘Owl’ they needed was a new mascot!

Tire pros is turning heads with their new mascot ‘Hootie’ during the 2016 Tire Pros National Dealer Business Conference.
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Houston Astros Release Teaser Video About New Mascots

The Houston Astros are unveiling some new mascots this season and have put out a teaser video to build the excitement! Olympus group is proud to be a part of this exciting new project with the Astros. What do you think they are going to be? Take a look at the video HERE and see for yourself!

Consumers Credit Union’s Earnest the Pig Shows Off His Formal Side

Earnest the Pig has been making a big splash since his debut this past fall. Well, he is kicking it up a notch with a new Tuxedo style shirt made by Olympus Group. We think he looks great! Learn more about Consumer Credit Union and Earnest HERE.

Lance Makes Big Debut at Lynn University!

Lynn University today revealed Lance, the new mascot for its Fighting Knights athletics program. Lance will make his debut Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 a.m. –12 p.m. during the university’s eighth annual Family Fun Day.

Read the full story HERE.

Racing Mascots From Olympus Group Featured In The Wall Street Journal!

In a recent article by Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal (@BrianCostaWSJ) titled ‘Handicapping Baseball’s Mascot Races’, a number of the racing mascots featured or mentioned were designed and produced by Olympus Group, including The Famous Klements Racing Sausages, the Pittsburgh Pirates Pierogies and the Cleveland Indians Hot Dogs.  We’re proud to be a leader in the racing mascots trend and we’re ready to make a set for your team!

Read the article here.

Gnome Ranger Causes a Stir at San Antonio College

Our mascot team was excited to work with San Antonio College in designing and producing their new mascot, Gnome Ranger!  We were even more excited to see Gnome Ranger in the local media after his mischievous debut!

Check out the article in the San Antonio Express-News.

Big News from Olympus Group!

We have re-launched our website with a fresh new look, easier navigation and more customer resources.  We listened to our customers and created user-friendly features including an easier to use art upload, expanded photo galleries and additional product detail.  Take a few minutes to browse through our case studies and FAQ’s and Imagine It. Done.

Go Bucky! Go Sparty!

Olympus Group manufactured eight of the mascots in the NCAA Tournament. Interested in making your brand come to life? Visit our Mascot Webpage to learn more.

Becoming Bucky: What it Takes to Become Wisconsin’s Favorite Mascot

There’s more to becoming Bucky than a little song and dance.  UW Madison Students audition for a coveted four Bucky spots.

Watch here.

Mascot costumes for the Chicago White Sox

For the second year in a row, Olympus Group has custom designed a set of racing mascot costumes for the Chicago White Sox to commemorate one of their championship teams.

We’re One of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies!

Olympus Group has been named one of the TOP 50 Fastest Growing Companies – Future 50 winners represent a diverse mix of industries and are required to meet four basic criteria:

  • Local headquarters (within the seven counties of southeast Wisconsin)
  • Independent ownership
  • Strong growth in revenue and employment
  • In business for at least three years

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Discover the work of our Mascot Division

The Olympus Group Mascot Division makes mascots worldwide…

Read more about our team in this featured article.

Video of one of our newest mascots

See one of our newest creations who is now calling Chicago home. Follow the mascot through Chicago as  he/she is introduced to the city before settling at home in the John Hancock Observatory. Upon boarding the Amtrak to Chicago, this is the first in a line of 5 shorts of the new mascot getting acquainted with the Windy City.

Watch here

Full participation with Brewer’s Racing Sausages

The Milwau​kee Brewers’ sausage races (Manufactured by the Olympus Group Mascot Division) have become such an iconic part of the Miller Park scene that players are often besieged by relatives seeking to participate.

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Mastodon March

Wheaton College’s annual Mastodon March is one of the College’s most established Student Orientation traditions. “Tor” will greet new students on campus August 23rd.

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A side kick for Rocky

The University of Toledo will have a new mascot to join Rocky. Rocky’s sidekick will debut at the 2011 Music Fest August 31st, 2011.

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Olympus creates our largest mascot ever!

Read about Wheaton College and their new mascot: Stertorous “Tor” Thunder, a Descendat of Perry the Mastodon.
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New look Purdue Pete to be unveiled

Since first taking the field to cheer on the Boilermakers in 1956, Pete has undergone six makeovers. He will unveil a new look Saturday prior to the Black and Gold Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

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Mascots invade news set

Mascot Mayhem on The Morning Blend – TMJ4 Milwaukee – See several of our bcreations and learn a little bit about each one of a few of Milwaukee’s icons.

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Big E Makes Nightly News!

Big E, the new mascot for Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, and an Olympus Mascots creation, was recently featured on WTOL news.  Check it out HERE! Then learn more about Big E on the Owens website.

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