Archive for Industry News

Funovation Offers a New Line of Laser Maze Challenge Trailer Units

Funovation Offers a New Line of Laser Maze Challenge Trailer Units

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Funovation Inc. is unveiling a new line of Laser Maze Challenge Trailer Units.  Spurred by the desire to bring mobility to their patented Laser Maze technology, the company designed the Trailer Maze with accessibility in mind. “This is a unique and exciting opportunity for our operators to reach people who have never experienced a Laser […]

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Sacoa Announces Installations for 2013 and Beyond

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Developer of the Playcard system, Sacoa has had a productive first half of the year, with several installations taking place in the United States, among them the Xtreme World Fun Center at the Boing Jump Center, in Tampa, Fla. The center offers about 50 games equipped with Sacoa’s wireless Colorshot readers, and using the company’s […]

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Grandson of Carousel International Corporation Founder Chronicles the Company’s History in Book

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Steven E. Veatch, grandson of Carousel International Corporation founder Norwood E. Veatch Sr., has published a book about this uniquely American success story. The volume “Okay, Just One Ride,” chronicles how the company evolved from a small video game business in the 1960s to a multimillion-dollar kiddie ride enterprise. Veatch’s company, which closed in 2007, […]

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Eight New Maze Attractions Open in the United States and Abroad in 2013

Eight New Maze Attractions Open in the United States and Abroad in 2013

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Six new custom-designed and built mazes from Colorado-based Amaze’n Mazes were opened between February and July, with two more scheduled for September. With the arrival of these eight new mazes, the company’s total rises to 57. Mazes were installed in Texas, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. The company has also installed mazes near Budapest, Hungary and […]

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Copper Plated Zinc Tokens Are in Stock Now

Copper Plated Zinc Tokens Are in Stock Now

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Copper plated zinc tokens allow you to avoid paying more for brass tokens, and TokensDirect has plenty of this affordable option. These tokens work in most coin mechs, although their light weight may affect weigh count accuracy. Since the tokens are copper plated, they are naturally anti-microbial and won’t rust. Call the company at 1-800-514-6312 […]

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Silvercrest Advertising Launches a Version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) Specifically for Tourist Destinations and Attractions

Silvercrest Advertising Launches a Version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) Specifically for Tourist Destinations and Attractions

August 1, 2013 No Comments

To help local tourist destinations and attractions increase visitor traffic, save money on media buying, and better analyze the results of their marketing efforts, Silvercrest Advertising has launched a version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) specifically for this entertainment niche. First introduced in the food and beverage arena to give franchisees a cost-effective […]

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American Wave Machines Completes New York Installation

June 19, 2013 No Comments

American Wave Machines (AWM), a leader in out-of-ocean surf, recently completed an installation of a PerfectSwell® wave generating machine in East Durham, N.Y. Adding to the PerfectSwell® suite of innovations, including the patented reflecting wave generator, the new software-based invention creates surf by sequenced control of multiple wave generating chambers. Virtually any wave shape and […]

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Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity

Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity

June 12, 2013 No Comments

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has rolled out a new corporate brand identity that captures the scope of its business around the world. The new logo highlights the Axalta name as well as its focus on performance and will provide a consistent and clear symbol of the company […]

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Armando Lanuti Joins Party Center Software

May 30, 2013 No Comments

Party Center Software is proud to announce Armando Lanuti is joining the Party Center Software sales team as they look to grow further in the FEC marketplace! With a diverse background in the restaurant and retail industries, educated in both Computer Science and Business at Purdue University, Armando has been in the Family Entertainment Industry […]

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California Portable Dance Floor Company Offers New Products

May 20, 2013 No Comments

California Portable Dance Floor Company (CPDFC) is now offering a new full sheet vinyl seamless 3-foot-by-4-foot section in the company’s Rustic Cedar design and peel-and-stick vinyl floor covering in many colors. The Rustic Cedar design product is a full 3-foot-by-4-foot sheet of vinyl in each section. These dance floor sections can be used indoors as […]

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Sponsors

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Poly Products

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Formula K Raceways

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Knight Equipment

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Penny Press

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

Soft Play

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

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.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Extreme Engineering

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Rio Syrup

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Max Flight

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

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Store on Wheels

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

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Cost of Wisconson

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Bulbtronics

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

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.

Laser Star

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

American Changer

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

Aquaventronics

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Embed

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

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.

Tear Repair

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

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Johnny Rockets
LMap Powered by Silvercrest
Premier Polysteel
Spectrum Sports
Cannonball Blaster
Funovation
Empex Water Toys