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EandF Miler Industries

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Founder  Carl Miler
Key people  Fred Miler, Eric Miler
Headquarters  Portland
Type of business  Private
Area served  North America
Owner  Fred Miler
Founded  1940
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Industry  Roller coaster manufacturing
Predecessor  Miler Manufacturing Miler Coaster, Inc.

E&F Miler Industries (formerly Miler Coaster, Inc. and Miler Manufacturing) is a family-owned roller coaster manufacturing firm based in Portland, Oregon, United States. The company specialises in smaller children's roller coasters; however, it has manufactured some larger family roller coasters in the past.

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History

In the late 1940s Carl Miler founded Miler Manufacturing. The company built a variety steel roller coasters aimed at children and families such as Wild Mouse roller coasters. Miler Manufacturing roller coasters were popular in the 1950s. Production of new roller coasters by Miler Manufacturing stopped in the mid 1970s.

Carl Miler's son, Fred Miler, reopened Miler Manufacturing in 1989. The company changed its name to Miler Coaster, Inc. in 1992 when its first new roller coaster was built. The company's name was later changed to E&F Miler Industries. As of 2013, Fred Miler operates the company with his son, Eric Miler.

Installations

E&F Miler Industries have manufactured a total of 54 roller coasters which have operated at 74 different locations. This is in addition to the 23 roller coasters built under the Miler Manufacturing name. Aside from installing new roller coasters, E&F Miler Industries has performed work on restoring some of Miler Manufacturing's original rides. The majority of the company's contracts come from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions' (IAAPA) annual trade show.

References

E&F Miler Industries Wikipedia


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