The History of Stern Pinball
Stern Pinball, Inc. (“SPI”) is the oldest and largest designer and manufacturer of arcade-quality pinball games on the planet!
In 1947, Sam Stern (left) visited pinball pioneer, Harry Williams (right), in Chicago
During the 1950’s and 1960's, Williams and other pioneering Chicago companies
The late ‘70s and early ‘80s saw the emergence of coin-operated video games.
During the 1990's, pinball's popularity continued to grow
In the fall of 2009, Stern Pinball partnered with an affiliate of Hagerty Peterson & Co., LLC (‘HP”),
Today, Stern Pinball proudly continues to carry the pinball banner and promote the world’s friendliest game around the globe.
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.
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