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Applying Sound Thinking to a Changing Industry

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Encouraging innovation and building up your business to be the best it can be goes hand in hand with listening and responding to what the market is demanding when it comes to creating an organization that will stand the test of time and thrive through adversity. The amusement and leisure entertainment industries have surely faced […]

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November 2012

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November 2012

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COVER STORY Prime Time for Themed Locations – Company Adds Larger-than-Life Prop Creation to Roster of Services Prime Time Amusements (PTA), one of the premier global operators, sellers and event renters of video arcade machines and simulators since 1992, recently launched a new division, called Prop Creations. This article tells the story of the thinking […]

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Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Formula K Raceways

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Knight Equipment

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

American Changer

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Art Attack

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Poly Products

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Laser Star

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Aquaventronics

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

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.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Rio Syrup

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Embed

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Penny Press

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Bulbtronics

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

Soft Play

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Tear Repair

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Store on Wheels

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Max Flight

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Extreme Engineering

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Perfect Fry

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

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

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.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Johnny Rockets
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