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Company profile
SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
27509 Avenue Hopkins
Santa Clarita
United States
Tel: 661-678-1811
Fax: 661-678-1795

Year established
SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment has been serving the amusement industry for 30 years, through three operating divisions: Attractions Development; Content Licensing, Production & Distribution; and Technology/Engineering.

Parent company
SimEx Inc. is the parent company of SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment. Our main offices are located in Toronto, Los Angeles and Baltimore.

Key personnel
Michael Needham CEO; Shiori Sudo Executive VP; Mike Frueh SVP Licensing & Distribution; Richard Needham Creative Director; Mark Cornell SVP Attractions Development; Brian Ferguson SVP Technology & Engineering; David Needham SVP Sales; Howard Brodsky Director Licensing & Distribution.

Product range
SimEx-Iwerks designs and builds attractions that feature blockbuster characters and stories sourced from the world’s major content producers. SimEx-Iwerks Experiences include 3-D and 4-D Attractions; Motion Simulation Rides; and Interactive Character Attractions. Over 350 Attractions have been built by the SimEx-Iwerks group in over 40 countries.

Main services
Depending on the contractual relationship SimEx-Iwerks can be a hardware seller or lessor; a producer or licensor of custom content (film & media); or a turnkey attraction partner and/or operator.

Additional services
We provide after sales technical and operations service on a worldwide basis and are committed to both maintaining our Attractions in excellent working condition, and to upgrading them regularly to keep them state of the art.

Key customers
We are proud that SimEx-Iwerks films and attractions have been installed in many of the world’s premier theme parks, amusement parks and family entertainment destinations. We work closely with owners, developers and designers to meet their and their guests’ needs.

Shows/events attending
IAAPA Attractions Expo, Asian Attractions Expo, AZA Annual Conference, Euro Attractions Show, Licensing Expo, CinemaCon and ComicCon.

Contact details
Mike Frueh, SVP Licensing & Distribution,

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