American Amusement Rides
Services & Capabilities

AAR's Services & Capabilities:

  • Design of electronic control systems for virtually any ride type or industrial control application, directly or as a subcontractor, world-wide
  • Professional Engineer ("PE") certifications for multiple states; available for inspections and design reviews
  • Design of complex circuit boards
  • Design of custom electronics/new products
  • Electronics troubleshooting & consulting, any industry
  • Upgrades world-wide for most ride control, flat ride, or industrial control applications; very experienced with Allen Bradley and ABB-based systems
  • Effective technical training for many electronic subject areas, upon request; our President/Lead Engineer, Terry Hoffman, has taught courses at various industry trade shows, and was a technical instructor for the United States Air Force 
  • PLC/Ladder Logic Programming for Allen Bradley, ABB, Siemens, Omron, and Mitsubishi controllers
  • C/C++ Programming
  • UL508A-certified vendor
  • Familiarity/compliance with IPPC overseas shipping requirements
  • Accelerometer/Biodynamic testing services; roller coaster biodynamic tests have been performed Internationally
  • Retrofit & rehab of control systems world-wide
  • Design of ride lighting and theming, for exterior or interior applications (including dark rides) world-wide
  • Design of motion seats and platforms world-wide
  • Consulting for design, troubleshooting, or assistance with ride-industry standards such as ASTM and NEC

- For more background on AAR and it's owners, check out the about us page
- To receive more information, please call AAR at 260-918-3213, or or email

American Amusement Rides, LLC     1405 S. Williams Drive    Columbia City, IN (USA) 46725      260-918-3213   Phone      260-918-3214   Fax