Outdoor Factory announced its exclusive partnership with creative studio L3DFX, an internationally recognized design and fabrication firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The partnership brings cohesive turnkey solutions to both companies’ global clientele of theme parks, attractions, museums, waterparks, hotels, airports, sports teams, shopping malls and municipalities. This business relationship will allow Outdoor Factory to continue its expansion into new markets while better serving current and prospective clients in North America and beyond. In addition, L3DFX’s professional services and solutions will enhance Outdoor Factory’s service to existing clients and productions around the world.
“This partnership enables both companies to provide the best minds in the business to clients around the world. The synergy between us will truly enhance our global capabilities so that we can continue to create exceptional experiences that engage and inspire visitors,” says Paul Ciesiun, President of L3DFX. “We are thrilled to partner with Outdoor Factory, as together we significantly grow our businesses, and empower our teams as leaders in the themed entertainment industry.”
Headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, Outdoor Factory is a design and fabrication firm that has been in operation since 2010. With offices in Chicago, Munich, Genoa and Tashkent, Outdoor Factory has been expanding around the world. Increasing its business even while working through the global pandemic, the company is poised to serve its U.S.-based clients better than ever before. Founded in 2013, L3DFX has delivered comprehensive projects for clients including The Walt Disney Company, Universal Parks and Resorts, Jurassic World, Coney Island, Palace Entertainment, Six Flags, Inc., the NFL, the MLB, and more.
Coupled with this partnership announcement, Outdoor Factory’s international team of 200 continues to grow along with L3DFX’s team of 45. The leadership teams at both companies are remaining intact as together they focus on implementing an extended plan of staff growth and continued exceptional client service. “Our complementary disciplines and similar cultures of excellence make this the right partnership for us both,” said Barbara Tunca, Partner, Outdoor Factory and L3DFX. “More than five Outdoor Factory-designed projects are on track to be built in the first quarter of 2023, with four new museums coming online later in the year. We look forward to redirecting capital and resources into business divisions and activities that best support our clients and our companies while providing the highest growth potential for a distinctive competitive advantage.”
To ensure a smooth transition internally and externally, Emily Popovich, Chief of Sales and Business Development for L3DFX & Outdoor Factory, will expand her responsibilities to serve and represent both companies. Clients will immediately be matched with the best individual support, regardless of location, to successfully meet their needs and goals from the very beginning. Popovich’s history of exceeding client expectations and her expertise in working with production teams to deliver projects that are on time and on budget, make her the perfect first point of contact.
“We are thrilled to now partner with L3DFX to better serve our clients in North America, while expanding our services and offerings across the globe,” shared Popovich. “The sky truly is the limit and together we are just getting started.”