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A BBB Accredited Business since 02/01/2013
BBB has determined that Hobbico meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that raised Hobbico's rating include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 21 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
- BBB has sufficient background information on this business.
Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Billing / Collection Issues||2|
|Guarantee / Warranty Issues||2|
|Problems with Product / Service||16|
|Advertising / Sales Issues||0|
|Total Closed Complaints||21|
Hobbico: (217) 398-0008
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This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
Type of Entity
Incorporated: June 1984, IL
Hobbico is affiliated with Great Planes Model Distributers. BBB report at this link, http://www.bbb.org/central-illinois/business-reviews/wholesale-hobby-model-construction-supplies-manufacturer/hobbico-in-champaign-il-9004675
Great Planes Model Distributors is a subsidiary of Hobbico. BBB Report on Hobbico at this link, http://www.bbb.org/central-illinois/business-reviews/mail-order-stores/hobbico-in-champaign-il-4000128
Contact InformationPrincipal: Mrs. Rita Kincheloe (Administrator)Customer Contact: Arthur Pesch (Product Support Manager) Pat Warnick (Retail Sales & Service Manager)
Number of Employees
Hobby & Model Construction Supplies - Retail, Hobby & Model Construction Supplies - Wholesale & Manufacturing, Craft Instruction
Products & Services
This company offers retail, wholesale, and direct marketing of Model airplanes, equipment and suppiles.
This company offers wholesale distribution of model and RC air plane products