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[[File:S&S_Worldwide_Power_Manufacturer_Logo.png|thumb|left|The former S&S Worldwide logo]]
'''S&S-Sansei Technologies''' is a [[roller coaster]] [[manufacturer]] located in Logan, Utah USA.<ref>http://www.engineeringexcitement.com/company/contacts</ref>
'''S&S-Sansei Technologies''' is a [[roller coaster]] [[manufacturer]] located in Logan, Utah USA.<ref>http://www.engineeringexcitement.com/company/contacts</ref>
==Arrow Dynamics==
==History==
{{Main|Arrow Dynamics}}
S&S was established in 1994 by [[Stan Checketts]]<ref name="blooloop">{{cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20111129235118/http://www.blooloop.com/Article/The-Magic-Formula-Roller-Coasters-and-Amusement-Rides-with-S-S-s-Kevin-Rohwer/294|title=The Magic Formula: Roller Coasters and Amusement Rides with S&S’s Kevin Rohwer|publisher=Blooloop}}</ref> and they originally made zip line gear but the company later released their first theme park ride the [[Tower Rides|Space Shot]], a new type of drop tower that uses compressed air to power it unlike the Intamin version which uses a cable to lift the drop tower to the top.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20110807141630/http://www.engineeringexcitement.com/company|title=Company|publisher=S&S Worldwide|archive=yes}}</ref>
 
Following the closure of [[Custom Coasters International, Inc.]] in July 2001, owner Denise Dinn was hired by S&S to start a new wooden roller coaster division.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20070224121327/http://www.soaphs.com:80/summersdinn.htm|title=Curtis D. Summers / Charles Dinn|publisher=Southwest Ohio Amusement Park Historical Society|archive=yes}}</ref> The company went on to build four wooden roller coasters.
 
In 2002, S&S Power purchased the bankrupt [[Arrow Dynamics]], renaming it S&S Arrow.
In 2002, S&S Power purchased the bankrupt [[Arrow Dynamics]], renaming it S&S Arrow.


==Images==
Founder Stan Checketts left the company in 2008.<ref name="blooloop"></ref>
[[File:S&S_Worldwide_Power_Manufacturer_Logo.png|thumb|left|The former S&S Worldwide logo]]
 
In November 2012 S&S became a subsidiary of [[Sansei Yusoki Co. Ltd.]], who purchased 77.3% of the company.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20121106000043/https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/6357.OS/key-developments/article/2636303|title=SANSEI YUSOKI CO LTD to Acquire S&S; Worldwide, Inc.|publisher=Reuters|archive=yes}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://amusementtoday.com/2012/11/ss-worldwide-sansei-yusoki-co-join-forces/|title=S&S Worldwide, Sansei Yusoki Co. join forces|publisher=Amusement Today}}</ref> The company was renamed S&S-Sansei Technologies.
==Products==
===Roller coasters===
* [[4th Dimension]]
* [[4D Free Spin]]
* [[El Loco (model)|El Loco]]
* [[Free Fly]]
* [[Junior El Loco]]
* [[Thrust Air Coaster]]
* [[Looping Hyper Coaster]]
* [[Launched El Loco]]
 
===Other rides===
*[[Tower Rides]] (Space Shot, Turbo Drop)
*[[Screamin' Swing]]
 
==References==
==References==
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[[Category:Manufacturers]]
[[Category:Manufacturers]]

Latest revision as of 22:24, 30 March 2022

S&S-Sansei Technologies
Website http://engineeringexcitement.com
The former S&S Worldwide logo

S&S-Sansei Technologies is a roller coaster manufacturer located in Logan, Utah USA.[1]

History

S&S was established in 1994 by Stan Checketts[2] and they originally made zip line gear but the company later released their first theme park ride the Space Shot, a new type of drop tower that uses compressed air to power it unlike the Intamin version which uses a cable to lift the drop tower to the top.[3]

Following the closure of Custom Coasters International, Inc. in July 2001, owner Denise Dinn was hired by S&S to start a new wooden roller coaster division.[4] The company went on to build four wooden roller coasters.

In 2002, S&S Power purchased the bankrupt Arrow Dynamics, renaming it S&S Arrow.

Founder Stan Checketts left the company in 2008.[2]

In November 2012 S&S became a subsidiary of Sansei Yusoki Co. Ltd., who purchased 77.3% of the company.[5][6] The company was renamed S&S-Sansei Technologies.

Products

Roller coasters

Other rides

References