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International News – Extreme Engineering Provides Zip Lining at De Palm Island Resorts Aruba

International News – Extreme Engineering Provides Zip Lining at De Palm Island Resorts Aruba

January 15, 2015 No Comments

Extreme Engineering, a large supplier in zip lines, climbing walls and Extreme Airs™ has sold a zip line project, including Extreme Air™ Jumpers, to De Palm Island Resorts located in Aruba. De Palm Island Resorts offers an all-inclusive experience where guests pay one entry price to experience everything from a waterpark and food to beverages […]

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DOLE Offers New  Lemon Soft Serve

DOLE Offers New Lemon Soft Serve

January 13, 2015 No Comments

DOLE Soft Serve is adding Lemon soft serve mix to its flavor repertoire in January 2015. Made by the brand that does fruit best, vegan-friendly Lemon DOLE Soft Serve is free of fat, lactose, dairy, gluten and cholesterol and made with natural colors and flavors. (To order, contact your foodservice broker, call 800-442-5242 or visit http://dolesoftserve.com.)

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Frostline Frozen Treats® Adds New Flavor: Birthday Cake

Frostline Frozen Treats® Adds New Flavor: Birthday Cake

January 13, 2015 No Comments

Frostline Frozen Treats® has added a new flavor packet, Birthday Cake, to its product line of soft serve, frozen yogurt and frozen beverage mixes. The unveiling comes at a time where soft serve consumption sees a decline due to colder temperatures. Businesses can motivate winter soft serve sales by rotating seasonal flavor staples with specialty flavors […]

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Laser Tag Manufacturers and Suppliers Alliance Announced

January 6, 2015 No Comments

Lazer Runner and Zone Laser Tag, the two largest laser tag companies who supply over 52 percent of the world laser tag locations with quality equipment, have announced the formation of an alliance open to the premier laser tag suppliers. This new group is the Laser Tag Manufacturers and Suppliers Alliance (LTMSA) and includes not […]

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Party Center Software Sponsors Foundations in 2015

January 6, 2015 No Comments

Party Center Software has signed on to be a Gold Sponsor for Foundations University in 2015. Foundations University hosts education-focused workshops that review every aspect of developing family entertainment businesses. These three-day programs are geared toward entrepreneurs who want to open a new facility, or existing owners who are expanding or renovating their locations. “We […]

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Namco Selects Cash Management Company for New Facility

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Intercard Inc., a company that provides cash management systems for the amusement industry, recently announced that it has been chosen as the debit card provider for an upscale restaurant and entertainment venue being developed by Namco Entertainment, Inc. Named Level 257, the 40,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in January 2015. The new Namco project […]

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TokensDirect to Feature Custom and Standard Tokens with Anti-Microbial Properties in IAAPA Booth 511

October 24, 2014 No Comments

TokensDirect will feature a full line of standard and custom tokens with factory direct pricing and convenience, low minimum order quantities and fast turnaround times in IAAPA booth #511. Laboratory studies show that copper alloys have natural anti-microbial properties.  That could be good news for amusement facility owners, workers and patrons that use tokens. Arcade […]

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Funovation® Announces New Laser Maze Challenge® Installations

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Funovation® has installed its Laser Maze Challenge® at three new Glowgolf locations.  Players can now experience the Laser Maze at the Glowgolf stores in West Des Moines, Iowa, Bloomington, Ind. and Wesley Chapel, Fla.  Funovation® now has 213 Laser Mazes worldwide. (For more information, visit www.funovation.com.)

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Live Oak Bank Provides Financing and New Capital for GameTime Project

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Live Oak Bank, headquartered in Wilmington, N.C., announced that it has funded a multi-million dollar transaction to Florida FEC operator GameTime. The deal involved the refinancing of existing loans and providing 100 percent of the new capital needed to remodel GameTime’s flagship location in South Miami, Fla. “We are committed to making a difference in the […]

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F2FEC Announces Venue for Inaugural Event

October 24, 2014 No Comments

The first F2FEC, a conference for the benefit of entertainment center professionals, will be held at the Pointe Hilton Tapitio Cliffs Resort February 24-26, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. F2FEC, an acronym for Face 2 Face Entertainment Conference, is a North American event for the benefit of manufacturers, suppliers and operators under the expansive family entertainment […]

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Sponsors

Max Flight

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Bulbtronics

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Spectrum Sports

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Brunswick Bowling

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

Store on Wheels

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Art Attack

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Penny Press

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Formula K Raceways

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Rio Syrup

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Extreme Engineering

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

Knight Equipment

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

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.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Perfect Fry

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Laser Star

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Soft Play

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Tear Repair

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Poly Products

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

American Changer

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Embed

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Aquaventronics

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

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.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

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