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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Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

American Changer

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Extreme Engineering

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

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.

Spectrum Sports

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Max Flight

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

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.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Tear Repair

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Bulbtronics

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Cost of Wisconson

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

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.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

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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.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Soft Play

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

Laser Star

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Penny Press

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Rio Syrup

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Poly Products

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Aquaventronics

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

Knight Equipment

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Perfect Fry

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

Store on Wheels

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

Formula K Raceways

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Spectrum
Extreme Engineering
Premier Polysteel
Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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