Global waterslides and waterparks company, Polin Waterparks, has won a Ruban D’Honneur award at this year’s European Business Awards.

The award recognises the Turkish company as one of Europe’s top ten businesses in the Import/Export Category.

This achievement is the culmination of a year-long journey which began last spring. The awards programme, sponsored by RSM, engaged with 33,000 companies from 34 countries.

Polin Waterparks wins Ruban D'Honneur at European Business Awards

During the year, Polin became National Champion and took part in a public vote that generated almost 250,000 votes from people across the globe. The company was named a Ruban d’Honneur finalist in February.

“We are extremely proud to be chosen as one of the top businesses in Europe,” reports Basar Pakis, General Manager of Polin Waterparks.

“This is a major accolade for us and our country as The European Business Awards programme is widely recognised as one of the most challenging competitions in Europe.”

Founded in Istanbul in 1976, Polin Waterparks is recognised as a world leader in the design, manufacture, engineering and installation of waterparks and waterslides. The company has completed over 2,500 waterparks projects in 100 countries around the world to date. It is also the largest waterslide supplier to Eurasia.

An innovator in the field of waterslide development, Polin pioneered the advancement and application of the L-RTM (resin transfer moulding) process in waterslide manufacturing. Its King Cobra™ slide is a four times winner of Europe’s Best Waterslide.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards, described the finalists as ‘Europe’s best.’

He added: “They demonstrate innovation, ethics and financial success and are brilliant examples of the growth potential for European business in a competitive global marketplace. Together they are creating a better future for us all. Huge congratulations to Polin Waterparks for their success.”