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{{Main|Arrow Dynamics}}
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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.
==History==
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 their first product was the [[flat-ride:Tower Rides|Space Shot]], the world's first drop tower.<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.
Founder Stan Checketts left the company in 2008.<ref name="blooloop"></ref>
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==
==Products==
* [[El Loco (model)|El Loco]]
* [[El Loco (model)|El Loco]]

Revision as of 22:11, 27 June 2019

S&S-Sansei Technologies
Website http://engineeringexcitement.com

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

Arrow Dynamics

Main article Arrow Dynamics.

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

History

S&S was established in 1994 by Stan Checketts[2] and their first product was the Space Shot, the world's first drop tower.[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

Images

The former S&S Worldwide logo

References