Archive for February, 2010

Our Annual Buyer’s Guide Issue

February 5, 2010 No Comments

This issue we bring you the 2010 edition of our Who’s Who Buyers’ Guide. As you strive to make your many business plans realities for your guests and employees, the guide can assist you in finding the perfect goods and services to move your company ahead of the competition. Sticking with goals, listening to and […]

2010 Is Off to a Great Start

2010 Is Off to a Great Start

February 1, 2010 No Comments

The economy is slowly waking up from the long nap it took in 2009. People are still cautious, but are actively thinking about changing the way they do business and doing their homework, going to shows, attending seminars, and using Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine to gain more information. Knowledge is power in today’s highly […]



Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.


Laser maze challenge

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Knight Equipment

Drive cables for ferris wheels, Tilt-A-Whirls, Rock-O-Planes and many others.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.


Evaporative snow systems.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

International Special Events (ISERA)

Risk purchasing group, a better way to purchase liability insurance, specializing in inflatables and much more.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Art Attack

Theming, miniature golf, parade floats, 3D props, air-brushed murals, signage and art panels.


Provides innovative IT products and services with a primary focus on card-based solutions and database applications for the leisure and retail industries.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

Concession trailers and Antique, Jeep and Grand Prix auto rides.

Perfect Fry

Innovative and simple-to-operate countertop deep fryer Perfect Fryers.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

Fun Pro is an insurance program especially designed for party planners and party rental businesses.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

Designers of unique themed parks, attractions and environments for the entertainment business.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.


Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

A complete line of Imperial strollers, wagons and safari utility vehicles.

Spectrum Sports

Climbing walls, ropes courses, go-karts and more.

Soft Play

Leader in designing, manufacturing and installing soft contained playground equipment.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

Planning consultants for wet/dry attractions, mini-golf, go-kart tracks and laser arenas.

Poly Products

Tables, benches and related products. Green products for a green world.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Store on Wheels

Importer and distributor of quality toys, lighting and novelties. Cater to the amusement, retail and entertainment industries.

Rides-4-U, INC.

New and used rides, kiddie, family, major and thrill.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Gold Medal Products Co.

Concession equipment, foods and beverages, popcorn, pretzels and snack foods.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Brunswick Bowling

Entertainment bowling center developer and manufacturer of bowling equipment and entertainment products.


A premier source for lamps, LEDs, batteries and lighting-related and electrical products.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Family Fun Corp.

Waterpark walls for rivers, bumper boat and splash down pools.

Extreme Engineering

Industry leader in zip lines, climbing walls, jumper systems and adventure products.

Formula K Raceways

Go-karts, kiddie cars and bumper boats, go-kart parts and tires.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.


Fresh food and sandwich options.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

Premier vending supply for all of your vending equipment and supply needs.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.


Manufacturer of waterslides

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Max Flight

Manufactures interactive virtual reality motion-platform game systems including networkable flight and roller coaster simulators.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

Wristbands with no hidden costs, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Wristband System.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Laser Star

Laser shooting galleries, laser tag, dark ride target systems, overhead target ranges.


Research and development of interactive water games for use in the commercial amusement industry.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Cost of Wisconson

Creators of simulated environments, duplicate structures, sculpted figures, exhibits, water features, mini-golf and more.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.


Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

American Changer

Bill and coin dispensers and counters, ticket machines and more.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

Picnic tables, grills, park benches, planters, trash containers and more.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Sureshot Redemption

One-stop source for prize redemption counters at entertainment centers.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Rio Syrup

Over 250 flavors, syrups and concentrates for shaved ice, sno cones, shushes, food colors. Now featuring Hawaiian Flower Cups.

Castle Golf, Inc.

Planning, design and construction of miniature golf courses and family fun parks.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Tear Repair

Tear-Aid industrial strength patches to repair holes and tears.


Flashing cotton candy cones.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Enchanted Castle Studios

Fiberglass statuary and figures for restaurants, mini-golf, theme parks and other attractions.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Jane Farrell Turf and Carpets, Inc.

Commercial carpet, printed and decorative patterns, loop and cut-pile construction. Wall coverings in fluorescents, Class A fire rated. Colored turf, both traditional and neon colors.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.


Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Penny Press

Penny souvenir machine, great for parks, FECs, bowling and skating centers, museums and tourist attractions.

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts


Namco America is a premier manufacturer of coin-op arcade attractions, ranging from the hottest titles like Crazy Typhoon and Jumpin’ Jackpot to classic game-room experiences such as the Pac-Man 25th Anniversary upright that features Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga. Specialized pieces such as Wonka Sweetland and Flamin Finger are favorites too! For arcade gaming fun, Namco America is your answer.


Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

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Rebound Unlimted, Inc.