Archive for Industry News

Resort Is First in China to Install a Deep Water Standing Wave Machine

August 27, 2015 No Comments

The five-star Hainan’s Qizibay Grand New Century Resort has 600 rooms, 1,500 dining seats, and also houses a waterpark including a 20-meter-long, 7-meter-wide SurfStream standing wave system by American Wave Machines. The attraction can create 1-to-3-foot waves. The resort is the first hotel or resort in China and Southeast Asia to have installed a deep […]

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Empex Installs a New Splash Park at Singapore’s Sports Hub

Empex Installs a New Splash Park at Singapore’s Sports Hub

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Empex Watertoys® has just completed the installation of an exciting Splash Park in Singapore’s Sports Hub. Working together with Playpoint Singapore, Empex created an exciting array of water features for children to age 12. A central Aquadek with swaying palms is the centerpiece of the installation. This structure has a large fiberglass slide, a tube […]

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Intercard Adds to Sales Team

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Intercard, Inc., a leader in cash management solutions for the amusement and casino industries, recently hired Christina Littmann to the position of sales and marketing associate. Littmann will help manage Intercard’s advertising, public relations, web content, exhibitions and sales materials, while supporting the company’s sales managers operating in six continents.  She will report to Intercard […]

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Moultrie and Babich Establish Consulting Agreement

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Forty-year industry veteran and ex-Dave and Buster’s Vice President of Amusements Reggie Moultrie, Moute Point Inc., and the Game Exchange of Colorado’s President and Owner Rich Babich, have established a long-term consulting agreement. “This synergy created a multi-faceted business opportunity for both parties; as ​Rich wanted to grow his FEC presence and I was looking for a long-term, ​experienced​ partner […]

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Live Oak Bank Announces Expansion of its Entertainment Center Lending Team

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Live Oak Bank has announced the addition of two new members to its entertainment center lending team, Mike Cairns and Barbara Duda.  As the lending needs of entertainment centers across the United States evolve and grow, Live Oak continues to be committed to providing financing to this space. “Live Oak is thrilled to welcome Mike […]

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Firestone Financial Joins Berkshire Hills

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) has completed the acquisition of Firestone Financial Corp. Firestone is now known as Firestone Financial, LLC and is operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Bank. “This partnership brings together two organizations with rich histories and strong values.  We both share a deep commitment to our customers, employees and […]

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Funovation and Dizzy Family Fun Center Announce Integrative Testing Partnership

August 27, 2015 No Comments

Funovation Inc., a provider of the Laser Maze Challenge®, recently announced that it will be partnering with Dizzy Family Fun Center in an ongoing, beta test program aimed at elevating the Laser Maze Challenge® operator and player experience. As part of the initiative, Dizzy Family Fun Center installed a fully-featured Laser Maze Challenge® to their […]

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Party Center Software’s Parent Company Celebrates 17 Years

August 27, 2015 No Comments

On June 17th, Party Center Software’s parent company – Agile Software and Marketing – celebrated its 17th anniversary. Company President Scott Drummond founded Agile Software and Marketing in 1998, and a lot has changed over the years. Drummond has always been an entrepreneur, and Agile Software and Marketing began as a way to build websites […]

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FAB 5 VIP Bash Was a Hit

FAB 5 VIP Bash Was a Hit

July 21, 2015 No Comments

In late June, Party Center Software co-hosted the FAB 5 VIP Bash with some industry partners during the International Bowl Expo in Las Vegas. The company teamed up with TrainerTainment, Creative Works, Bowling Music Network and Redemption Plus to put on the event. These vendors have worked together to host the customer appreciation event multiple […]

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Monster Fun Comes to Orange Connecticut

Monster Fun Comes to Orange Connecticut

July 21, 2015 No Comments

Monster Mini Golf, located in Orange, Conn., just installed a 24-player Helios Laser Tag System and a Creative Works Arena. Monster Mini Golf is the highly successful miniature golf franchise located in over 34 cities in 15 states. With such a successful track record across the country, Monster Mini Golf in Orange, Conn., is setting […]

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Sponsors

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Poly Products

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Max Flight

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

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.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

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.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

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.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Knight Equipment

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Store on Wheels

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Penny Press

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Aquaventronics

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Extreme Engineering

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Formula K Raceways

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

American Changer

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Perfect Fry

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

Art Attack

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

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Laser Star

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

Embed

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Tear Repair

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Bulbtronics

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

Soft Play

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

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.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Spectrum
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Extreme Engineering
Funovation