Archive for May, 2012

News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

May 23, 2012 No Comments

  Western Hemisphere’s Largest Observation Wheel to Deliver Unrivaled Views of Las Vegas Skyline and Introduce Experiential Retail and Dining Destination Skyvue Las Vegas Observation Wheel Completes First Phase of Construction, Breaks Ground on Retail and Dining District SkyVue, an iconic 500-square-foot observation wheel rapidly taking shape on the Las Vegas Strip, has completed the […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

May 5, 2012 No Comments

Gold Medal Voted the Best Place to Work Gold Medal Products Co. was recently recognized by an independent panel representing various businesses as a Best Place to Work in Cincinnati. This is the second year in a row Gold Medal has received a Manny Award from a business publication, last year was for New Product Development/Innovation. […]

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Show Photo Correction

May 2, 2012 No Comments

The Company affiliation of Michael H. Plouffe and Thomas A. Plouffe was stated incorrectly in the April/May 2012 print edition of TAP. The two are from Specialty Insurance, and were photographed at the Gibsonton Trade Show.

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Sponsors

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Tear Repair

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Soft Play

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Knight Equipment

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Perfect Fry

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

American Changer

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Family Fun Corp.

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Aquaventronics

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Namco

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.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Bulbtronics

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Art Attack

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

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.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Laser Star

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Poly Products

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Penny Press

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Embed

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Rio Syrup

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

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Max Flight

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Store on Wheels

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Extreme Engineering

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Formula K Raceways

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Johnny Rockets
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Premier Polysteel
Spectrum Sports
Cannonball Blaster
Funovation
Empex Water Toys