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American Wave Machines Inc. (AWM), USA, an innovator in artificial wave/surf technology and Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems Co., Turkey, a world leader in design, production and installation of waterparks, formed a strategic alliance.
Through this alliance, both companies will drive new growth opportunities. As of August 2010, Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems became a global distributor for AWM outside the U.S. The distribution agreement between the two companies was a natural fit to serve the growing demand in the aquatic industry.
Through this alliance, AWM and Polin also have a manufacturing agreement, with Polin producing the fiberglass parts of the product. This arrangment will allow AWM and Polin to deliver SurfStream unique patented technology with competitive pricing and fast turnaround, also improving service and expanding product offerings for AWM and Polin customers. Moreover, this alliance will enable both companies to share best practices in lean manufacturing, quality systems, and product development. Furthermore, the agreement will position AWM and Polin to capture market share in new regions and industries looking to integrate high-quality, advanced technology, unique artificial wave/surf products into their facilities.
AWM and Polin are working together to assist customers with the development of dedicated surf parks and surf zones within waterparks and resorts.
Surf zones create areas of extreme sports activities that serve as an anchor attraction for a park and expand its demographic appeal.
The combination of AWM’s unique technology with Polin’s unmatched business and technological expertise in composites manufacturing and strong partner network across the globe will bring added value to our partners and customers.
American Wave Machines, Inc. (AWM) develops artificial wave technology for applications in the aquatics, amusement, and resort industries. Its patented SurfStream®, the world’s first standing wave machine, is a technology breakthrough that delivers authentic surf and wave riding capabilities. The company also offers PerfectSwell™ wave generators for wave pools and custom surf pool design and equipment for large surf pools. For more information, visit www.surfstream.com.
Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems Co. was founded in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1976 and has become one of the leading companies in the design, manufacturing and installation of waterparks and waterslides. With over 34 years experience and literally hundreds of projects to its name across the globe in the composites sector, Polin has gained unique business and technological expertise, manufacturing all of its fiberglass products according to the highest industry standards across three production plants covering 50, 000 sq m. Since it began, it has successfully completed more than 1, 500 projects of different sizes and complexity in 75 countries and has built strong and long-term relationships with its partners in 50 countries. Polin has been a pioneer in the advancement and application of the Light RTM process in waterslide manufacturing. Since 2006, Polin has converted to Light RTM on over 90 per cent of its annual fiberglass production. Polin also offers its unique Natural Light Effect technology and Special Pattern Effects technology in RTM and offers Translucent RTM waterslides. Polin is committed to providing the best quality product and service through investing in research and development and will continue to further expand its L-RTM line while introducing new signature rides and innovations in fiberglass production. For more information, visit www.polin.com.tr