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A Culture of Fun

Ask any of our 400+ employees what they value the most, and they all will say it’s that we work hard, and play harder in everything we do.  Relationships are everything to us – whether those relationships are with our clients, our industry partners, our employees and their families – we wouldn’t be where we are if it wasn’t for them.  With the right people, right culture, and right type of projects, the Companies of Nassal delivers awe-inspiring attractions, faraway lands, and inspiring destinations. Our love for the business and the industry, encourages excellence and fosters a culture of people who love to create THE next cool “thing.”

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Relationships Meant to Last

We do it all – large and small, private and public, for-profit and nonprofit, around the globe, or in your backyard.  We build lasting relationships with you by relentlessly doing what’s right. Over the last 35 years and with more than 3,500 clients, we have helped create award-winning destinations around the world. We thrive on the hard, but cool stuff, while having fun along the way.

Our History

  • 1984 - The Nassal Company was founded by William A. Na...
    1984

    The Nassal Company was founded by William A. Na...

    The Nassal Company was founded by William A. Nassal on April 10, 1984 as a General Construction company. Specializing in millwork, our first facility was on the backlots of Universal Studios Orlando.

  • 1988 - The Pyscho House of Psycho IV: The Beginning wh...
    1988

    The Pyscho House of Psycho IV: The Beginning wh...

    The Pyscho House of Psycho IV: The Beginning which was to be filmed at Universal Studios Orlando. While the movie never ended up being filmed, this was Nassal’s first experience building a truly scenic environment.

  • 1991 - Nassal completes the fabrication for Universal ...
    1991

    Nassal completes the fabrication for Universal ...

    Nassal completes the fabrication for Universal Orlando’s 1st Fright Nights (now called Halloween Horror Nights). The following year, Nassal completed fabrication of the show sets for the newly rehabbed JAWS attraction.

  • 1996 - Nassal moved to our current Headquarters locati...
    1996

    Nassal moved to our current Headquarters locati...

    Nassal moved to our current Headquarters location at 415 W. Kaley Street, Orlando to expand our fiberglass and project management capabilities. That same year, Nassal completed Disney Characters for over 110 stores in Europe and Asia.

  • 1998 - Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando opene...
    1998

    Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando opene...

    Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando opened, along with the infamous attraction, The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman ® in which Nassal fabricated and installed all of the scenic sets for the attraction. Four years later in 2003, Nassal then completed the scenic sets for Universal Japan.

  • 2000 - In June of 2000, Nassal started on the first of...
    2000

    In June of 2000, Nassal started on the first of...

    In June of 2000, Nassal started on the first of several professional sports teams Hall of Fames including the Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame, Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, and the Cincinnati Reds Museum and Hall of Fame.

  • 2001 - Nassal expanded its self-performed services off...
    2001

    Nassal expanded its self-performed services off...

    Nassal expanded its self-performed services offerings to include artificial rockwork fabrication. Nassal was selected as the rockwork fabricator for SeaWorld-owned Discovery Cove in Orlando, FL which is a world’s leader in connecting people with nature, and awarded the “World’s Best Amusement Park in the World” by Trip Advisor in 2014. Also in 2001, the Nassal Company partnership still in existence today was formed between Bill Nassal Sr., Bill Nassal, Matt Brown and Dennis Butler.

  • 2002 - Following the success of LEGOLAND California wh...
    2002

    Following the success of LEGOLAND California wh...

    Following the success of LEGOLAND California which opened 3 years prior, LEGODLAND Deutschland was opened using a unique delivery model of Nassal acting as the Attractions Construction Manager as well as the scenic fabricator for the lands and attractions. This model ultimately is what developed into nFusion.

  • 2006 - Nasasl’s Rock artists completed construction of...
    2006

    Nasasl’s Rock artists completed construction of...

    Nasasl’s Rock artists completed construction of the World’s largest indoor fish tank. The 9-million gallon Ocean Voyager exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium is home to more than 100,000 fish, including the largest on the planet – a quartet of whale sharks. The project required more than 21,000 square feet of rockwork.

  • 2007 - The first museum to be submitted for Platinum L...
    2007

    The first museum to be submitted for Platinum L...

    The first museum to be submitted for Platinum LEED Status, Springs Preserve in Las Vegas had Nassal complete all fabrication and installation of the immersive exhibits throughout their 180-acre museum.

  • 2009 - Nassal Holding Limited, Abu Dhabi, opened on Ja...
    2009

    Nassal Holding Limited, Abu Dhabi, opened on Ja...

    Nassal Holding Limited, Abu Dhabi, opened on January 4, 2009 to support Nassal’s participation in building Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – the world’s largest indoor and first Ferrari theme park.

  • 2010 - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens at Is...
    2010

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens at Is...

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens at Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort with an overwhelming response and stunning success – and forever changed who Nassal was as a company. Nassal then partnered with Universal Creative and Warner Bros. to fabricate Wizarding World of Harry Potter in two additional parks – Universal Studios Japan, and Universal Studios Hollywood.

  • 2011 - The Dallas Zoo’s Giants of the Savanna exhibit ...
    2011

    The Dallas Zoo’s Giants of the Savanna exhibit ...

    The Dallas Zoo’s Giants of the Savanna exhibit and Columbus Zoo & Aquarium’s Polar Frontier exhibit are recipients of the AZA Award of Excellence.

  • 2013 - Nassal celebrates opening 5 new attractions in ...
    2013

    Nassal celebrates opening 5 new attractions in ...

    Nassal celebrates opening 5 new attractions in the summer, including Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex’s Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction, and Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld Orlando.

  • 2014 - Nassal forms Nassal Attractions Construction Ma...
    2014

    Nassal forms Nassal Attractions Construction Ma...

    Nassal forms Nassal Attractions Construction Management (ACM), now nFusion, as a global integrated project delivery and project management service offering Program Management, Cost Estimating, Design Management and Specialty Construction Management, to deliver destinations around the world.

  • 2016 - Nassal acquires the assets of one of their larg...
    2016

    Nassal acquires the assets of one of their larg...

    Nassal acquires the assets of one of their largest competitors, Lexington Design & Fabrication (now Lexington) firmly planting our footprint on the West Coast while increasing fabrication capacity by over 45%.

  • 2017 - Nassal delivers our largest, and most complex p...
    2017

    Nassal delivers our largest, and most complex p...

    Nassal delivers our largest, and most complex project to date – Volcano Bay at Universal Studios Resort, Orlando featuring a 200’ design-built volcano with over 150,000 square feet of hand-carved rockwork to create the icon of the park.

Capabilities: Transforming Your Experience

From your idea to opening day, we take a different approach to building and delivering cultural and entertainment destinations.  We do this by disrupting the traditional delivery process. Together, our passionate teams at Nassal, Lexington, and Fusion increase quality, optimize value, and streamline implementation.

To learn more about our capabilities, visit our companies below:
We Build Memories.

Scenic Fabrication & Rockwork For:

We Deliver Destinations.

Offering services in the Destinations, Attractions and Experiences sectors for: