ABOVE (L to R): Christophe Lucchini and Ernest Yale. Photo by Martin Palicki for InPark Magazine
Ernest Yale, Founder, President & CEO of Triotech, and Christophe Lucchini, Founder & CEO of CL Corp have announced that both companies will join forces multiplying their ability to create media-based experiences for the attractions industry in a move that sets the groundwork for a potential merger.
Each company brings twenty years of experience in design and deployment of attractions, rides, and experiences for amusement parks, family entertainment centers, museums, zoos, and other tourist destinations. Together, they will bring the widest range of products and services in the entertainment industry.
“CL Corp brings impressive technology and know-how as well as a solid presence in Europe, but most of all, a great imagination and an ability to develop custom solutions for clients rapidly. I am thrilled that we will be joining forces to develop new experiences and strengthen our position as key players in the attractions world,” said Mr. Yale.
recognized as a leader in the field of interactive attractions for theme parks
and location-based entertainment. Their strong position in North America and
their office in China will allow us to further expand
in those regions. Additionally, the fact that they have their own animated content studio is a tremendous plus for us,” commented Mr. Lucchini.
With this move, CL Corp gains access to Triotech’s world leading interactive technology and in-house animation studio. CL Corp will also be able to leverage Triotech’s full-scale production facility and two hundred employees in Canada as well as their Beijing, China office.
Additionally, Triotech gains access to CL Corp’s deep know-how in platform motion and pneumatics, expertise in special effects and virtual reality as well as the company’s ability to rapidly bring to market custom solutions. CL Corp’s strong European base is also an advantage for Triotech.
Together, the two companies will have a presence around the world, operating facilities in Europe, Canada, and China in addition to key personnel being deployed in the USA.