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The Company Who Manufactures Disney’s Rides Has Been SOLD to a Chinese Company

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Credit: Disney

This news could significantly impact Disney’s future.

We all know that Disney’s incredible team of Disney Imagineers is responsible for dreaming up the imaginative and outstanding rides and attractions at the Disney Parks. However, it takes a village to complete such a massive undertaking, and Disney often outsources the manufacturing of their rides to other engineering teams.

These engineering companies are huge assets to theme Parks all over the country. One of the most established companies, Dynamic Attractions, is responsible for some of the most famous and popular attractions at Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando.

Now, it has been announced that Dynamic Attractions has been sold for $2 million to a foreign financial services film.

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Credit: Disney

Dynamic Attractions Sold to the Highest Bidder

Dynamic Attractions is a huge name in the theme Park industry. The company has been around since 1926, but it had its big break in 2005 when it built the track for Disneyland’s roller coaster, Space Mountain. Since then, Disney has maintained a close relationship with the company.

Even if you didn’t recognize the name, there is a good chance you are a fan of Dynamic Attractions. They are responsible for building iconic rides such as Universals Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride and the new Mario Kart Koopa’s Challenge ride at Universal Studios Hollywood. At Walt Disney World, Dynamic Attractions contributed wins like Test Track and Soarin’.

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Credit: Universal

A Massive Change for Theme Parks

This sale is huge news for the theme Park industry as a whole. Dynamic Attractions is not sold to the Hong Kong Finacial Services firm Promising Expert Limited (PCL). This firm also bought Nassal Cos, another theme Park company, earlier this week.

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Credit: Disney

This sale will definitely be a significant change for the theme Park industry, as Disney and Universal both still maintain a close relationship with Dynamic Entertainment. It will be interesting to see how this affects their rides moving forward.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.