President and Founder of Uremet Corporation, Mark Moore, has been appointed President of Amusement Industry Manufacturers & Suppliers International (AIMS). Mr. Moore is taking over the position previously occupied by Brian King of Recreation Engineering, Inc.
AIMS is the leading organization dedicated to promoting standards, safety and services to the amusement industry. Each year, AIMS holds an annual conference, known as the Annual Safety Seminar, conducted by association members to promote safety through classroom instruction and hands-on training. AIMS also provides Certification Testing for amusement industry personnel as another means of establishing and promoting safety standards.
AIMS International, Ltd. consists of manufacturers, suppliers, organizations, and individuals that have a deep and abiding interest in supplying products or services to the amusement industry. AIMS International serves the industry by monitoring and working on issues that affect its members, such as government regulations as well as legislation covering product liability reform and amusement ride design, manufacturing and inspection laws. AIMS International participates in the development of standards including ASTM-F24 and international amusement ride safety standards.
This year, under the tenure of Mark Moore, AIMS is aligning with The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, or IAPPA. For the first time ever, the AIMS Annual Safety Seminar will be held in conjunction with the IAPPA Attractions Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 15 – 20, 2009. With the improved curriculum, combined efforts of both organizations, and the leadership of Mark Moore, the event is sure to be a success.