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PINBALL LINEUP

CHECK OUT OUR CURRENT MACHINES!!

IT'S HERE!! STAR WARS MANDALORIAN (LE)

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GAME OF THRONES (LE)

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GHOST BUSTERS (PRO)

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IRON MAN

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STAR TREK (PRO)

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SHREK

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THE MUNSTERS (LE)

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STRAINGER THINGS (PRO)

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DEADPOOL (PRO)

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GOTTLIEB MUSTANG (1977)

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WILLIAMS FIRE! (1987)

[CURRENTLY BEING RESTORED]

PINBALL TOURNAMENTS

PUT YOUR SKILLS TO THE TEST!

Our pinball tournaments are designed to be fun, competitive and convenient. With many competitions held thorough the year, each lasting 30 days. there's plenty of opportunities for you to post that #1 score!



STERN NEWS

The latest news from Stern Pinball!!

Gary Stern AMA

Greetings Stern Insiders! We asked you who you wanted to interview and you chose the one and only Gary Stern. So we tracked the big man down and asked Gary some of our favorite submissions. We hope you enjoy this All-Access member exclusive sit down with the legendary Gary Stern.  Log into your All-Access account and watch here!

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STERN OF THE UNION ADDRESS – JULY 2021

The Stern of the Union Address will be presented on the first Tuesday of every month (holiday and vacation excepted).  Without further ado my fellow pinheads:

The Mandalorian:

Mandalorian mania continues across the globe as games make their way on location (check out your local Stern Army location to play) with a continual onslaught of press and media exposure!  Check out these exclusive Mandalorian features from Yahoo!, Old School Gamer Magazine, AusRetroGamer, and Shacknews featuring Gary Stern and Jack Danger.  The Mandalorian pinball was also featured as GQ’s top picks of summer and was a spotlight in the official Star Wars Father’s Day Gift Guide!

GQ Summer 2021 Top Picks The Mandalorian pinball machine

GQ picks The Mandalorian pinball machine as a 2021 Summer Top Pick.

Stern Pinball July 2021 media interviews

Gary Stern talks evolution of the pinball business with Shacknews E5. Jack Danger showcases The Mandalorian Pinball with Shacknews E5. Brian Eddy talks The Mandalorian with AusRetroGamer.

The Mandalorian in Production:

Go behind the scenes to see The Mandalorian pinball in full production in this video highlighting the Pro model as well as pictures of the LE being assembled.  Each machine is lovingly assembled by hand by members of our incredible team and made for you to enjoy all over the world!

The Mandalorian Pinball Streams:

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Stern Pinball Enhances Product Development Studio

Appoints Tom Kopera as Director of Mechanical Engineering

CHICAGO, IL – June 18, 2021 – Stern Pinball, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tom Kopera will be joining us as Director of Mechanical Engineering, effective immediately. In his new role, Tom will lead mechanical engineering, the whitewood lab, the model shop, and the bill of materials group.

Tom brings a wealth of leadership and hands on experience, both as an engineer and as an executive overseeing large development efforts. Prior to launching Kopera Design & Engineering, Tom served as Chief Operating Officer for iLight Technologies and held a series of directly relevant roles such as: Director of the Top Box Studio at WMS Games, Director of Mechanical Engineering at Midway Games, and Project Engineer on numerous Williams Electronics pinball titles. Tom has also been the Game Designer on several pinball titles including Williams Electronics “Cactus Canyon” and our own “The Rolling Stones”.

In addition to his experience with coin operated games, he has also designed products in complex and diverse development environments; including sophisticated CAT and MRI systems for military and NASA applications, industrial equipment, closed-loop electro-mechanical products, hand held educational devices, consumer products and highly regulated vehicle products. He also holds 24 US Patents.

“Tom’s leadership will help support all of our efforts as we continue to grow the company and continue to produce the most fun and revolutionary pinball machines in the world,” said George Gomez, EVP and Chief Creative Officer.

About Stern Pinball, Inc.

Stern Pinball, Inc. is a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball.  Headquartered minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in the heart of North America, the company creates, designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, and distributes a full line of technologically advanced terrestrial and digital pinball games, parts, accessories, and merchandise.  Stern Pinball serves digital, consumer, commercial, and corporate markets around the globe.

Recent Stern Pinball titles include The Mandalorian, Led Zeppelin, Avengers: Infinity Quest, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Stranger Things, Elvira’s House of Horrors, Jurassic Park, Black Knight: Sword of Rage, The Munsters, The Beatles, Deadpool, Iron Maiden, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, KISS, Metallica, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, AC/DC, Batman, and Spider-Man.  A broad range of players enjoy Stern Pinball’s games from professional pinball players who compete in high-stakes competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time.  To join the fun and learn more, please visit www.sternpinball.com.

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STERN OF THE UNION ADDRESS – JUNE 2021

The Stern of the Union Address will be presented on the first Tuesday of every month (holiday and vacation excepted).  Without further ado my fellow pinheads:

The Mandalorian:

Mandalorian mania has taken over the world, breaking streaming records and ratings with Emmy awards to boot.  Stern Pinball’s latest smash hit game is amplifying its popularity in one of the most visible game launches to date, partnering directly with Star Wars and Lucasfilm to announce its arrival across all of their official platforms.  Check out the official exclusive reveal article featured on StarWars.com which was highlighted on Facebook and Twitter in addition to their “This Week in Star Wars” YouTube series, introducing Mandalorian pinball to their entire fan base of 90+ million dedicated and rabid fans.

There’s been an overwhelming onslaught of press and media exposure notably from Gizmodo, HYPEBEAST, Nerdist, Kotaku, That Hashtag Show, Laughing Place, Comicbook, Movieweb, ByteSide, Autoevolution, SuperHeroHype, The Pop Insider, Paste Magazine, 9 to 5 Toys, TVOvermind, Ausretrogamer, and a deep dive by This Week in Pinball to name a few.  It also never hurts when you have cast from the show such as Ming-Na Wen, Katee Sackhoff, and stunt performer Caitlin Dechelle all trying to secure their very own machines!

Visit the official Mandalorian game page for full details on this action-packed pinball experience including the official game trailer, Pro model game features, Premium/LE model game features, and

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Stern Pinball Receives 2021 Best of Elk Grove Village Award

Stern Pinball has been selected for the 2021 Best of Elk Grove Village Award in the Manufacturers category by the Elk Grove Village Award Program.

Each year, the Elk Grove Village Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Elk Grove Village area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2021 Elk Grove Village Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Elk Grove Village Award Program and data provided by third parties.

Stern Pinball continues to be the world class leader in manufacturing the greatest pinball machines on the planet!

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