Archive for Industry News

Encourage New and Repeat Visitors with Silvercrest Advertising’s LMAP

Encourage New and Repeat Visitors with Silvercrest Advertising’s LMAP

October 10, 2013 No Comments

First introduced in the food and beverage arena to give franchisees a cost-effective way to offer personalized promotions to area residents, Silvercrest Advertising’s Localized Media Automation Platform’s (LMap) state-of-the-art technology now extends the same benefits to operators of local amusement parks, zoos, waterparks, ice/roller skating rinks, laser tag facilities, go-kart tracks, miniature golf courses and […]

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Foothill Farms® Brand to Consolidate Milani® and TUF® Brands Under One Name Dec. 1, 2013

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Milani® and TUF® brands will be consolidated into the Foothill Farms brand name December 1, 2013.  During this transition, nothing will change except the brand name of the products foodservice operators know and love.  Formulas, taste, quality, UPCs, manufacturing codes and the ordering process will remain the same. Foothill Farms is a registered trademark of […]

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Kristin Ortmann Joins Kent Precision Foods Group

Kristin Ortmann Joins Kent Precision Foods Group

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Kristin Ortmann has joined the Kent Precision Foods Group marketing team.  Ortmann is the assistant marketing manager overseeing internal and external customer website communication and development. Ortmann, a Quincy University alumnus with a B.S. in marketing, has spent most of her life in the foodservice industry.  She started helping in her grandparents catering business in […]

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Extreme Engineering Outfits Disneyland’s ESPN Zone with a Climbing Wall

Extreme Engineering Outfits Disneyland’s ESPN Zone with a Climbing Wall

October 8, 2013 No Comments

Extreme Engineering, a large supplier of zip lines, climbing walls, Extreme Airs™ and adventure products, was scheduled to outfit Disneyland’s ESPN Zone in Anaheim, Calif., with a new climbing wall. “We have been working with Disney and their great team at ESPN Zone to enhance the arcade area with an Extreme Engineering climbing wall.  The […]

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Correction

September 19, 2013 No Comments

The contact information for LMap was listed incorrectly in the Index of Advertisers in the Sept./Oct. 2013 print edition. Here is the correct information: 818-475-7622, www.LMAP.COM/TAP

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Correction

September 19, 2013 No Comments

In the September/October 2013 print issue’s Index of Advertisers, the contact information for Johnny Rocket Group, Inc. was listed incorrectly. The correct information is: www.johnnyrockets.com, 1-949-625-1696

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Armando Lanuti Joins Party Center Software Team

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Party Center Software has announced the addition of Armando Lanuti to the sales team. Lanuti has a diverse background in the restaurant and retail industries and a Purdue University education in computer science and business. He has been working in the family entertainment industry for more than a decade.

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Creative Works Adds Bart Fisher to Management and Sales Team

September 1, 2013 No Comments

Creative Works has expanded again with the addition of Bart Fisher to its management and sales team.  Fisher has worked as an entrepreneur, owner, client service employee, project manager and teacher. As a “Native Texan-Jayhawk,” now in Indiana, he has worked with business owners and operators of both local retailers and Fortune 500 Corporations. Fisher […]

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Nagashima SpaLand Japan Opens Laser Star’s  Coin-Operated Western Shooting Gallery

Nagashima SpaLand Japan Opens Laser Star’s Coin-Operated Western Shooting Gallery

September 1, 2013 No Comments

In July 2013, Laser Star Amusement completed the installation of a 20-player, coin- operated, 62-target traditional electronic shooting gallery at Nagashima Spaland. The gallery was installed as a supplemental attraction. The 54 linear feet of western themed gallery occupies the underutilized space beneath the foundation of the “Pirate Jumbo Viking” ride. Nagashima Spaland  is Japan’s […]

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Foundations Entertainment University’s (FEU) 29th Class in Chicago, Ill.

September 1, 2013 No Comments

The mid-July Foundations Entertainment University’s (FEU) 29th Class in Chicago, Ill., with presenters pictured at front in blue shirts. The group included attendees from all over North America. FEU has been educating professionals and potential members of the family and leisure entertainment industry for 10 years, and has over 850 graduates worldwide.

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Sponsors

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

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.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Soft Play

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Aquaventronics

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Penny Press

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

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.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

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.

Extreme Engineering

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Tear Repair

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Max Flight

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Embed

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

Knight Equipment

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

American Changer

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

Art Attack

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

Poly Products

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Laser Star

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Bulbtronics

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

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Store on Wheels

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Rio Syrup

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Perfect Fry

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Family Fun Corp.

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Formula K Raceways

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

Spectrum Sports

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Brunswick Bowling

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

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