Thursday, February 11, 2016

Fun Fact: Handling Specialty is in the Guinness Book of World Records!


With a challenging project come great rewards. The largest underwater stage hydraulic lift system measures a world record 3,650 square feet. Who built this behemoth you ask? Handling Specialty Manufacturing Ltd.

Built for the Bellagio Casino, Resort and Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada, the stage houses a show for Cirque du Soleil’s “O”.  The show takes place in a pool containing 1.5 million gallons of water. Four hydraulic lifts raise and lower the four-piece stage.


The success with this project marked the beginning of the company’s recognition as one of the very few companies in the world capable of implementing a turn-key project of this size and complexity winning them work with cruise lines and
other underwater stage firsts around the world, like The House of Dancing Waters in Macau.

For more on Handling Specialty's custom engineered equipment capabilities please visit the website.

 



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