Horizon Hobby is an international company made up of over 370 people who are all passionate about one thing: helping people have fun with hobbies.
Horizon Hobby's home office is located in Champaign, Illinois, and features one of the industry's most modern distribution facilities.
Maintained in state-of-the-art condition, this facility strives to ensure fast and accurate delivery of every customer order.
Horizon Central is also home to a renowned Service Center that provides quick turnaround of warranty service, along with repairs of any proprietary product.
Our West Coast facility features a large, high-tech distribution center and is home to our surface product development team.
The popular model train brand became a part of Horizon Hobby in 2004, moving into a new state-of-the-art facility in Long Beach, California.
Considered one of the greatest forces in model railroading history, Athearn remains the railroad industry leader in quality and value.
o Horizon Hobby GmbH is our European headquarters located in Barsbuttel, Germany – just 30 minutes away from the Horizon Hobby DE distribution facility in Elmshorn. Visit the EU website at
We have two offices in China – one in Shanghai and the other in Zuhai, Guangdong Province.