Woman Inventor Opens Manufacturing Plant in Troutman

June 16, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Troutman, NC – Ttalf Corporation founder, Patricia Littwin and inventor of the Yackle Ball, announces the Grand Opening of her manufacturing plant in downtown Troutman. Littwin says, “Everyone is telling me I have to go to China to keep the price down to allow me to mass produce. I know if we can automate the process, then there is no reason why my ball can’t be manufactured in the USA!”

Founded in 2005, Ttalf Corporation handles the manufacturing, production and distribution of the black and white X-shaped Yackle Ball. “There are many benefits this new sports ball has to offer. It teaches hand-eye-coordination skills, it’s softness helps eliminates you from getting hurt, it has a hug catch that actually teaches younger children how to catch and the phenomenal aerodynamics make it go farther than a football when you throw it. The best part is that it’s not just a ball, but it comes with a bunch of games and even a team sport to play” says Littwin. “We are proud that this product is made exclusively in the USA.”

In January 2006, Littwin and her husband, Charles found a 10,000 sq ft building with four offices in Troutman, NC and started Ttalf Corporation. Littwin pointed out, “The roof leaked and it needed a lot of cleaning and up fitting, but we worked 14-16 hour days for seven weeks straight to get it ready. Then over the past few months we broke down the stages of making the ball and worked at each step separately until we had it figured it. Our goal is to mass produce 40 balls a minute.”

Yackle Ball is the first division for Ttalf Corporation. Stores are now starting to stock their shelves and Corporations, Schools and non-profit organizations may order Yackle Ball with their company logo or in their school colors as a way to display school spirit.

Yackle Ball retails for $29.95 and are available for purchase at participating vendors or on-line at www.yackleball.com. For custom orders, call (704) 528-1130 or e-mail Patricia Littwin at plittwin@yackleball.com.

For More Information Contact:
Patricia Littwin, Founder, CEO
Ttalf Corporation
115-C S. Eastway Drive
Troutman, NC 28166
Phone: 704-528-1130
E-mail: plittwin@yackleball.com