By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA) – Pittsburgh made it to the Super Bowl — sort of. A western Pennsylvania company created the fireworks for the Super Bowl.READ MORE: James Martin Reflects On Being Honorary Captain For Super Bowl LV Coin Toss
Pyrotecnico in New Castle did the player introductions, national anthem, halftime show and post-game pyrotechnics.READ MORE: Analyzing The Commercials From Super Bowl LV
“We added a whole array of special effects to the festivities,” said Pyrotecnico CEO Stephen Vitale in a press release. “A lot of people think fireworks just go up in the sky, but we’re using highly specialized pyrotechnics, C02 (fog) effects, different atmospheric effects.”
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been a Pyrotecnico client for nearly two decades.MORE NEWS: Vote For Your Favorite Super Bowl LV Commercial
The company says the pandemic has been hard on business without live events, but hopes are high for 2021.