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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Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Bulbtronics

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Rio Syrup

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

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.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Art Attack

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

Extreme Engineering

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Aquaventronics

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Knight Equipment

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Spectrum Sports

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

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Penny Press

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Laser Star

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Store on Wheels

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Formula K Raceways

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

Perfect Fry

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

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.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

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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.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Max Flight

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Soft Play

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

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

American Changer

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Family Fun Corp.

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Tear Repair

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

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.

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