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CLASSIC TO COMBINE SEATTLE AND LAS VEGAS DISTRIBUTION CENTERS, EXPANDING VEGAS FOOTPRINT

Classic Products Corp. today announced plans to combine its Seattle and Las Vegas-area distribution centers into one 45,000-sq.-ft. super distribution center in Las Vegas. The Seattle-area center, located in Auburn, Wash., will be closed on Oct. 22, the company said. The consolidation with the Las Vegas location will begin immediately, and the complete migration from […]

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ENTRIES BEING ACCEPTED FOR BCM ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN AWARDS

Entries are being accepted for the 37th annual Bowling Center Architecture and Design Awards Competition, now under the auspices of the industry’s leading business magazine, Bowling Center Management (BCM). Formerly a Bowlers Journal International initiative, the competition was inaugurated to encourage the building and modernization of bowling-based facilities around the world. BCM is moving the […]

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SYNC PRIMA IS INSTALLED AT ITRC

The United States Bowling Congress has installed the Sync Prima center operating system by Brunswick at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas. “Brunswick is the official capital equipment supplier for the USBC Open and Women’s Championships,” noted Lou Marquez, the ITRC’s Pro Shop Manager. “The tournament staff’s positive experience using Sync for […]

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3 BIG REGIONAL SHOWS, ENTERTAINMENT CENTER SCHOOL COMING UP

Atlantic City, N.J., and Reno, Nev., will be the epicenters of educational opportunities for bowling center proprietors later this month as the East Coast Bowling Centers Convention takes over the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Oct. 17-19, followed by the West Coast Bowling Centers Convention at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, Oct. 25-26. Both events […]

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BCM BUSINESS CALENDAR

Here’s a look at upcoming events across the bowling business… OCTOBER 2021 Oct. 1-3 — Storm Youth Championships Coastal Classic, Planet Fun, Shallotte, N.C., and Little River Lanes, Little River, S.C.; stormbowling.com Oct. 3-5 — Southwest Bowling Proprietors Trade Show, Embassy Suites Convention Center and Hotel, Denton, Texas; klmbowl@sbcglobal.net Oct. 3-8 — BPAA School of Entertainment Center Management, International […]

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KEGEL TO MANUFACTURE QUBICAAMF LANE CARE PRODUCTS

QubicaAMF Worldwide and Kegel have entered into a new licensing and manufacturing agreement, whereby Kegel becomes the exclusive manufacturer and supplier for all QubicAMF lane care and supplies products, effective immediately. As part of the agreement, Kegel will be responsible for product development for the QubicaAMF chemical line, further investing in and innovating the line. […]

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CALIFORNIA OPERATOR MAKES BOWLING UNIVERSITY HISTORY

Yolanda Alvarez of Broadway Bowl in Santa Cruz, Calif., made history when she became the first woman representing a non-military bowling center to achieve Bowling University Leadership Certification by completing all of the university’s online courses and four capstones. The program launched in 2010, and 16 have completed it, with Alvarez and Joe Rosner of […]

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BOWLING WILL RETURN TO MACY’S PARADE ON THANKSGIVING DAY

Go Bowling will be back on the national airwaves in November as its partnership with Macy’s has been extended through 2023. The bigger-than-life bowling ball and pin “balloonicles,” along with the size 151½ bowling shoes, will be back on the parade route in front of millions of fans in attendance and viewing from home during […]

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BOWLTECH GROUP, BOWLING MEDIA INK DEAL

The Bowltech Group has entered into a new strategic partnership and signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bowling Media, a company that develops and installs LED video walls for bowling centers. Bowling Media has already handled more than 35 center installations in France, Belgium and Switzerland, and through the partnership with Bowltech, the product will […]

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