Archive for May, 2014

Inspect What You Expect

May 19, 2014 8 Comments

  By Allen F. Weitzel   This past holiday season, my wife and I visited an amusement facility that I previously managed.  The attraction advertised a display of artist-decorated holiday trees throughout the facility.  It was a night event featuring the trees, lights and decorations.   The Visit   I knew some of staff working […]

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Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

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.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Art Attack

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Formula K Raceways

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Tear Repair

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Penny Press

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Aquaventronics

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

American Changer

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

Perfect Fry

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

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.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Rio Syrup

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Laser Star

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Bulbtronics

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Max Flight

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

Soft Play

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

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Extreme Engineering

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

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.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Knight Equipment

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Store on Wheels

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Spectrum Sports

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Poly Products

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

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