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 […]



Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.


Fresh food and sandwich options.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Art Attack

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.


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.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Formula K Raceways

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.


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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

American Changer

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


Flashing cotton candy cones.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Tear Repair

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Extreme Engineering

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Store on Wheels

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


Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.


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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Max Flight

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

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.


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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Knight Equipment

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

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.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Rio Syrup

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


Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Spectrum Sports

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.


Manufacturer of waterslides


Evaporative snow systems.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Poly Products

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

Soft Play

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Perfect Fry

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Laser Star

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

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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


Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.


Laser maze challenge


Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Penny Press

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

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Rebound Unlimted, Inc.