April 11, 2023, 3:46 PM ·

Rocky Mountain Building and Larson International introduced their merger now on RMC’s social media accounts.

RMC Main Darren Torr will carry on as President and CEO of the put together corporation, as Larson’s Jeff Novotny has declared his retirement. Novotny purchased Larson in 2006 and led the enterprise by way of its 2011 acquisition of Vendor Producing, which created the Tilt-A-Whirl. Jeff’s son, Hunter, will stay with the corporation, and all current management and staff will be retained across the firms, RMC’s announcement said. The new business will proceed to operate from the companies’ headquarters in Hayden, Idaho and Plainview, Texas.”The determination to retire and merge with RMC is primarily based on remaining closer to relatives and ensuring the long term of our personnel associates,” Jeff Novotny stated in the statement.In addition to Tilt-A-Whirl, Larson also builds and sells Big and Giga Loops, Traveling Scooters, Star Dancers, and numerous other spinner and observe rides, which includes my beloved Huff-n-Puff. Rocky Mountain Building received several coaster fans’ hearts with its steel monitor conversions of aging wooden roller coasters and now delivers a wide range of intent-created coasters as effectively as steel alternative observe for conventional woodies.”The acquisition puts RMC and Larson in a very unique position – currently being capable to supply customers everything from points of interest designed for toddlers to some of the most really predicted coasters on the world,” Hunter Novotny stated.

As component of modern announcement, the firms explained that Jeff Novotny will stay chairman of the National Roller Coaster Museum and Archives, found following to Larson’s assets in Texas.”I am psyched to carry together these two amazing companies,” RMC’s Torr said. “Our values are carefully aligned, and I search forward to future achievement by placing out amazing rides, providing a great worth, and managing our customers and crew users like family members. Also, I am seeking ahead to becoming positioned closer to the Nationwide Roller Coaster Museum and Archives and supporting their mission.”For more theme park information, be sure to sign up for Topic Park Insider’s weekly publication.

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