Archive for June, 2013

News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

June 24, 2013 No Comments

Documentary to Focus On History of New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions In New England there’s an industry rich with history. Stories abound from individuals who have helped shape a unique business and bring smiles and screams of joy to millions of guests who have visited their related properties over the years. Now, […]

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American Wave Machines Completes New York Installation

June 19, 2013 No Comments

American Wave Machines (AWM), a leader in out-of-ocean surf, recently completed an installation of a PerfectSwell® wave generating machine in East Durham, N.Y. Adding to the PerfectSwell® suite of innovations, including the patented reflecting wave generator, the new software-based invention creates surf by sequenced control of multiple wave generating chambers. Virtually any wave shape and […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

June 18, 2013 No Comments

The life-size Lego® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter is now on display at Legoland® California Resort. “At Legoland California we are constantly urging children to build upon their dreams and use their imaginations. Model Builders took their imagination to the extreme when building this X-wing and once our park guests see how amazing it is, they […]

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Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity

Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity

June 12, 2013 No Comments

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has rolled out a new corporate brand identity that captures the scope of its business around the world. The new logo highlights the Axalta name as well as its focus on performance and will provide a consistent and clear symbol of the company […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

June 10, 2013 No Comments

Splashdown Beach Expansion Is Underway for 2013 Summer Mega Funworks Inc., dba SplashDown Beach Waterpark in Fishkill, N.Y.,  is undergoing a $12 million expansion. The development will include two new rides for the summer of 2013. The Mega Funworks team has collaborated with Zamperla Rides and HIT Entertainment to introduce Dizzy’s Water Whirler, currently the only of […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine:

June 3, 2013 No Comments

All the Latest Disney News A Fall 2013 opening is slated for Princess Fairytale Hall as New Fantasyland, largest expansion project in the history of Magic Kingdom, continues. Princess Fairytale Hall will be the new home for Disney princesses to meet their loyal subjects in the Magic Kingdom. The castle-like entrance will feature walls of […]

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Sponsors

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Penny Press

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

Rio Syrup

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Embed

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Art Attack

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

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.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Cost of Wisconson

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Poly Products

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Formula K Raceways

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Tear Repair

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

American Changer

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Laser Star

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Soft Play

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Spectrum Sports

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Knight Equipment

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

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.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Family Fun Corp.

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Bulbtronics

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Store on Wheels

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Extreme Engineering

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Max Flight

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

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.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Aquaventronics

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

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