ProSlide Makes a Splash in Manufacturing North America
Mike Fergusson, VP of Manufacturing Operations, talks passion, parks and ProSlide with Manufacturing North America magazine.
When he founded ProSlide in 1986, Rick partnered with Hans Tanzer, one of the largest sailboat manufacturers in Canada. This powerful partnership introduced the highest-quality fiberglass to the water park industry. To this day, ProSlide rides are known for their superior ride performance and premium quality.
Main products and services
ProSlide designs and manufactures water ride attractions. Every year, we make more investments in R&D than any other ride manufacturer. Inventions like the MAMMOTH® Serpentine ride, BehemothBOWL™ 60 with the patented CorkScrew™ exit, and TORNADO® have revolutionized the industry. We’ve been awarded three IAAPA Impact Awards, recognizing the industry’s top attraction innovation and more 1st Place Best Ride awards than all other water ride manufacturers combined, 70+ in 29 years. Great water parks tell a compelling story, every element runs at high efficiency and capacity. Our knowledge of best practices leads to smart design: stairways and queuing areas that eliminate bottlenecks, ride layouts that reduce the number of attendants, and efficient raft return and storage. Our planning team includes veteran architects & designers from both the amusement and water park industries. And for the rest, our rich ecosystem of expert partners can provide engineering, operations management, construction specifications, and more.
We deliver: Ride performance. With ProSlide you get sleek, impressive design and a smooth high-thrill ride. Custom design. We customize every ride to fit your park perfectly. Constant innovation. Our iconic inventions have led the evolution of the water ride industry. Customer focus. We’re invested in our customers’ success on a personal level.
Trusted partner of the world’s top water parks including: Disney, Wet ‘n Wild, Six Flags, Great Wolf Resorts, Center Parcs, Siam Park, OCT, Happy Magic Group, Wanda and many more. Whether indoor or outdoor, new or expanding, your water park deserves the best rides.
Plans for 2015/16
We’re pleased to announce the official opening of our newest office in Shanghai, China! It will complement our existing business development teams in the region, and allow us to be more fully emerged in our client’s success. Regional projects to watch include Caribbean Bay (South Korea): Hybrid: HydroMAGNETIC® MAMMOTH®/ TORNADO® 60, Joyfulland (China): 30+ water rides including WaterKINGDOM ™ and several Custom Complexes, Ocean Park (Indonesia): Custom Complex, and many more. Other highlights: Siam Park (Spain): World’s first, patent-pending Hybrid: Flying- SAUCER™/ RocketBLAST™ Kalahari Poconos (USA): 22 rides, including, RideHOUSE® 500 & world’s first indoor TornadoWAVE™.
2015/16 trade shows
IAAPA, AAE, EAS, WWA, DEAL, visit our website for more!
President & CEO: Rick Hunter, Chief Operating Officer: Dave Rozon, VP Sales & Strategic Accounts: Jeff Janovich.
What the clients say
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