NEW rollercoaster to be featured at Hersheypark
SUN VALLEY, CA., May 26, 2015 — LA ProPoint, a leader in the design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of stage and show systems, has designed and installed special scenic elements for Laff Trakk, the first indoor, spinning, glow-coaster in the United States at Hersheypark in Hershey, PA.
LA ProPoint fabricated and installed the rollercoaster’s painted scenic backdrops and steel-framed pass-through elements, which were skinned in painted fabric or painted wood facings. LA ProPoint worked closely with Hersheypark and Raven Sun Creative on the design, taking their concept work and turning them into shop drawings, engineered for the facility and coaster layout. The effort required 35 days and two installation phases.
The company also created funhouse mirrors, a fortuneteller’s table with crystal ball effects and floating paraphernalia, a palace tunnel, over-sized pass-through picture frames, fire rings, and giant playing cards.
Additionally, all elements in the ride area were UV painted for a blacklight effect, while queue areas were painted for white light. All black light elements were installed above, around, and through the ride track and ride structure by LA ProPoint riggers.
“We are honored to be a critical part of Laff Trakk, Hersheypark’s 13th rollercoaster, which takes riders on an unforgettable journey through a 21st-century funhouse,” notes Mark Riddlesperger, founder and president of LA ProPoint. “With the indoor glow lights and installation of iconic fun house items, our contributions will ensure that riders enjoy the rollercoaster experience of a lifetime.”
For more information, please contact Jeannine Schechter Jacobi of Fresh PR at (323) 903-7063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 2002, LA ProPoint has been a leading provider of design, engineering, fabrication and installation of stage and show systems for all aspects of the entertainment industry, from concert halls and theme parks to outdoor amphitheaters and movie sets. Strategically headquartered in Southern California in the city of Sun Valley, the company has a huge reach.
It's highly skilled, experienced technicians, fabricators, and craftspeople regularly take on far-flung projects from the Hollywood Bowl and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas.