S&S to Build Triple Tower Complex at Hersheypark
LOGAN, Utah – (August 3, 2016): S&S Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Hersheypark, owned and operated by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts(HE&R) of Hershey, PA, to build and install a triple tower complex, called Hershey Triple Tower™, that will include one 12-Seat Double ShotTower (80′), one 16-Seat Double Shot Tower (131′), and one 20-Seat ComboTower (189′). Hersheypark will be the first amusement facility in the country with three towers at different heights. Each tower provides a different ride experience with varying heights, thrill levels and speeds.
HE&R is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company founded by Milton Hershey and is proud to help fulfill the dream of their founder, Milton S. Hershey, by providing value to Milton Hershey School, the largest home and school in the world, as it continues to provide opportunities for children in need.
S&S Worldwide, the largest U.S. manufacturer of major amusement rides and roller coasters, has been manufacturing air-launched rides since 1994. The company has installed over 450 rides and roller coasters in 30 countries, including over 160 tower rides. Gerald Ryan, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for S&S Worldwide said, “The staggered heights and various seating configurations that Hersheypark has chosen is unique and has never been done before. We are excited about the visual impact it will have on their park and the options it will provide riders. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Hersheypark and know that S&S’s proven tower technology will be a great addition to the park’s ride selection.” This triple tower project is projected to open April 2017.
Peter Barto, Director of Sales for North America and Europe added that “S&S is thrilled to have an opportunity to partner with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts and play a role in supporting the Milton S. Hershey School and to help carry on the legacy established by Mr. Hershey.”