Geobra Brandst�tter primarily molds plastic into popular playthings through its Playmobil unit. Germany's largest toy maker, it makes plastic figures (2.9 inches tall) with moveable heads, arms, and legs in various types of dress (construction workers, pirates, princesses, farmers, and nurses, among others). Geobra Brandst�tter was founded in 1876; Playmobil in 1974. The company also makes accessories, such as vehicles, animals, and dollhouses. It licenses its name for products (books, CD-ROMs) and runs theme parks in France, Germany, Greece, Malta, and the US. Geobra Brandst�tter operates subsidiaries in about a dozen countries, as well as production facilities in the Czech Republic, Germany, Malta, and Spain.