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Intercard to showcase cashless arcade management technology at CineShow 2019 on August 28

By | August 21, 2019

ST. LOUIS — Bill Allen and Jason Mitchell of Intercard will attend the 21st annual CineShow in Dallas on August 28, 2019 hosted by the Theatre Owners of MidAmerica (TOMA). CineShow is the region’s premiere trade show, highlighting innovative products, services and technologies that help cinema operators bring magic to the movie-going experience. The event will be […]

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Tidal Wave to roll into Quassy for 2020 season

By | August 20, 2019

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – Quassy Amusement & Waterpark’s ship is about to come in! The lakeside property will introduce Tidal Wave, a thrilling family ride that incorporates a huge clipper-like themed vessel suspended on a swinging pendulum that soars more than 30 feet into the air. “We’re certainly excited about bringing this new attraction in for […]

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Uremet Corporation names Jessy Coffeen new CEO

By | August 9, 2019

SANTA ANA, Calif. –– Uremet Corporation, the leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance solid polyurethane wheels, announced that it has named Jessy Coffeen its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment became effective in April. Coffeen has worked her way up at Uremet in her 12 years with the company, serving first as a temporary receptionist and […]

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Holiday World announces ‘Cheetah Chase’, world’s first launched water coaster

By | August 7, 2019

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — Named Cheetah Chase, Holiday World’s third water coaster will feature two ProSlide rocketBLAST-powered racing slides totaling more than 1700 feet of track. Riders will experience a water-powered flat launch before racing against their families toward the finish line. The ride features the first-ever head-to-head dueling zone on a water coaster, as […]

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Huss strengthens sales team with appointment of Lars Hartmann

By | July 15, 2019

Bremen, Germany — Leading amusement ride manufacturer Huss Park Attractions GmbH has strengthened its head office sales team with the appointment of Mr. Lars Hartmann to the position of International Sales Manager. Hartmann joins HUSS following three years working in sales and project technical supervision for a leading company in the plant construction sector, in […]

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Kennywood’s Steel Curtain roller coaster opens July 13

By | July 12, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — America’s most anticipated roller coaster of 2019, The Steel Curtain at Kennywood Park, will open to the public on Saturday, July 13. Pittsburgh residents and coaster enthusiasts the world over have eagerly awaited The Steel Curtain since it was announced in July 2018. The standout attraction of an unprecedented partnership with […]

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Gardaland Resort announces the opening in 2020 of the first LEGOLAND Water Park in Europe: an entirely themed water park for families

By | July 8, 2019

“The first LEGOLAND Water Park in Europe will be built inside Gardaland Resort and it will also be the first in the world inside a theme Park not LEGOLAND branded”, Gardaland CEO, Aldo Maria Vigevani, declared today. Founded in 1932 in Denmark, the LEGO name was formed as a combination of the first two letters of the Danish […]

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Amusement Expo International sponsors extend partnership

By | July 3, 2019

MOKENA, Ill. — The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) and the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA) are pleased to announce their continued partnership in Amusement Expo International (AEI), the leading Spring trade show and educational summit in North America for the In-Venue Amusement and Entertainment Industry. “Amusement Expo International has experienced year-over-year growth since […]

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Seth E. Alberts promoted to President of The Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc.

By | July 3, 2019

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — Seth E. Alberts has been named President of the Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc. on June 17, 2019, to succeed his father, Ed Alberts, who will remain active on the Company’s Board of Directors. The Alberts family founded the custom molded foam and plastics business in 1963, and Seth is a 3rd […]

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Massanutten to kick off Fourth of July holiday with 21st annual Summer Jam Festival

By | June 28, 2019

MCGAHEYSVILLE, Va. — With summer in full swing, the fun is heating up at Massanutten Resort with the return of its popular Summer Jam festival, set for Wednesday, July 3, from 5 – 10 p.m. The base of the ski slopes creates a natural amphitheatre to take in sounds of the main stage and the […]

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