Empire Industries Announces Award of $3.8 million Attraction Contract from U.A.E. Theme Park
FOR: EMPIRE INDUSTRIES LTD.
MAY 3, 2012 - 17:38 ET
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2012) - Empire Industries Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:EIL) today announced that its Dynamic Attractions business unit has been awarded a contract to design, engineer and manufacture a media based attraction for a theme park in the United Arab Emirates. The contract, valued in excess of $3.8 million, will be executed over the next twelve months.
"We are seeing increased activity in the global attractions business, and Empire is well placed to take advantage of this," said Guy Nelson, Chief Executive Officer of Empire Industries. "With our Dynamic Structures group focussing on producing complex, custom design/build ride systems, and our Dynamic Attractions group focusing on selling and producing its line of proprietary media based attractions, we are able to service the needs of a wide variety of theme parks and entertainment companies around the world."
About Empire Industries Ltd.
Empire Industries Ltd. manufactures specialized engineered products and sells these products domestically and in select international export markets. The company has developed, designed and engineered products for the global attractions market that provide an enhanced consumer experience. The company also provides steel fabrication & installation services, primarily to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure market in Western Canada. The company also has two key strategic equity partnerships; a 49% ownership of ACE Industrial Services that operates in the oil sands industrial maintenance services market, and a 45% ownership of a Chinese joint venture company in the steel fabrication market in Asia. Empire's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol EIL.
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