International Amusement Devices

International Amusement Devices
Status Defunct
Dayton, Ohio, USA
In business 1919-1989
Key people Aurel Vaszin

International Amusement Devices was a ride manufacturer located in Dayton, Ohio, USA.


The Dayton Fun House and Riding Device and Manufacturing Company was founded in 1919 by Aurel Vaszin.[1]

Following World War II, the company was renamed to National Amusement Devices.[2][3]

In 1973 the company was sold and renamed to International Amusement Devices.[4][5]

The company officially closed in 1989.[6]


  • In 1959, the company claimed to have built over 400 roller coasters.[7]


  1. "Dayton Home of Clever Devices". Dayton Daily News. 1925-09-27. p. 69. Retrieved 2023-11-03.
  2. "Two Dayton Firms Are Incorporated". Dayton Daily News. 1935-08-01. p. 26. Retrieved 2023-11-06.
  3. "Let's Go Places". The Journal Herald. 1959-04-15. p. 26. Retrieved 2023-11-06.
  4. "Amusement park firm sold, but tradition will stay". The Journal Herald. 1973-04-12. p. 33. Retrieved 2023-11-03.
  5. "Ex-NCR Exec Heads New Firm". Dayton Daily News. 1973-05-22. p. 21. Retrieved 2023-11-03.
  6. "International Amusement Devices". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2023-11-03.
  7. "National Amusement Device Company (Dayton, Ohio, United States)". Retrieved 2023-12-29.