Pop Rivet Distributor Bay Fastening Systems Comments on the Opening of the SkyView Ferris Wheel

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Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement on the opening of the SkyView Ferris Wheel located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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August 6, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, comments on the newly opened SkyView Ferris Wheel in downtown Atlanta.

In a recent article from 11alive.com published on July 16, 2013, author Holly Pennebaker and Jeremy Campbell discuss the opening of Atlanta’s newest attraction, the SkyView Ferris Wheel. According to the article, the SkyView Ferris Wheel opened on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 in downtown Alanta, near Centennial Olympic Park. The Ferris wheel stands at 200 feet tall and has 42 gondolas,which holdup to six people each.

The article says that many citizens were surprised by the opening of the SkyView Ferris wheel. Isaiah Smith, one of the individuals interviewed in the article, said, “I didn’t even know that they had a Ferris wheel right there. I was just shocked they had a Ferris wheel.”

The article goes on to quote Jason Evans of SkyView Atlanta, who said that, “For locals we think they are going to want to do this over and over again because it presents a unique view of the area, when you’re down here with kids they’re going to see it and want to take part in it.”

Cliff Bernard, President and CEO of Bay Fastening Systems, a pop rivet distributor, says, “The twenty-story tall Ferris wheel will be one of the most noticeable sights on the Atlanta Skyline; its immense structure is unlike anything else around it. We think that the construction of this Ferris wheel in the middle of Atlanta is a great engineering achievement.”

The gondolas are air-conditioned, offer a table inside and will cost $8.50 for kids and $13.50 for adults. Discounts will be provided for visitors who park in select nearby parking lots.

Bay Fastening Systems is a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems that include the blind rivet, pop rivet, drive rivet, solid & semi-tubular rivet, military spec rivet, lock bolt, inserts and specialized installation systems. Founded in 1962, Bay Fastening Systems has become a leader in the fasteners industry through its continuing commitment to quality service, deep product knowledge and consultation, and an easy ordering process.


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