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5 Facts You Never Knew About Theme Parks & PEC at IAAPA!

23rd Nov 2014

Because Protective Enclosures Company’s (PEC) weatherproof TV cases are quickly becoming a popular commodity in amusement parks, PEC ventured to IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 and had a successful first time exhibiting at the show in Orlando, Florida. The TV Shield made an appearance and PEC’s commercial enclosures were a favorite among attendees. To top it all off, the PEC team enjoyed the amazing exhibits and even caught a Star Wars Storm Trooper (see photo below). All of the IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) show excitement got the team hyped up about theme parks and asking some questions about them. Below are a few fun facts you may not have known about your favorite theme parks and some PEC pictures from the IAAPA show.

5 Facts You Never Knew About Theme Parks:

  • Hungry? According to Business Insider, Six Flags sells over 15,000 funnel cakes every day!
  • The 85 foot drop at the end of Jurassic Park River Adventure (Universal Orlando) is the longest water descent ever built ( According to Best of Orlando)
  • Guests frequently toss coins into the water along the walkway of the It's A Small World attraction. Disney donates that money to Give Kids the World, which is an establishment that makes wishes come true for children with life-threatening ailments ( According to Business Insider).
  • Milton S. Hershey originally created Hershey Park as a fun and leisure park for his employees over 100 years ago (According to Wikipedia).
  • According to Cedar Point’s website, upwards of 1.6 million LED lights illuminate the Cedar Point Midway

Theme Park Fun Facts

PEC’s IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014 Photos:

PEC's Team at the IAAPA Attractions Expo The TV Shield

(Left to right: Emilyann, Ray and Kimberly)