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Hale and Winter run Hale Electronics, a Huntsville pinball business that’s one-part arcade, one-part repair service. The two friends have worked as game-techs several years together at local haunt Pints & Pixels, positions they still hold. Hale Electronics opened in a lawnmower-shed sized space at arts facility Lowe Mill, address 2211 Seminole Drive, in late December. This month, Hale Electronics moved into a space that’s about 250 percent larger, in studio 122, the former home of Green Pea Press, the popular screenprinter here that’s moved to studio 150.
Jersey Jack Pinball, creator of premium pinball machines, will relocate its manufacturing operations from Lakewood, New Jersey to Elk Grove Village, Illinois, bringing fabrication into greater synergy with the design and engineering teams currently based in Bensenville, where JJP anticipates creating 50 or more new jobs.
Portland boasts more pinball machines per capita than anywhere in the U.S. and is home to one of the best pinball players in the world.
I didn’t set out to be a short-term mentor that night. I wanted to play a little pinball, drink an international beer or two and soak up the atmosphere at the new joint in town.