The Specialist Buyers Guide for the Amusement and Gaming Industry
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is one of the largest roller coaster manufacturers in the world and a market leader in the amusement industry. With in-house concept design, engineering and manufacturing divisions, we're in a unique position and custom-designed attractions are one of our highly valued specialties.
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing offer design, engineering and manufacturing of a full range of coasters and attractions, including family coasters, thrill and mega coasters, indoor coasters, and attractions and specialties, all characteristic for its innovation, high quality and durability.
In addition, together with our partner Brogent Technologies, Vekoma Rides Manufacturing offers offer a broad range of Media Based Attractions such as the i-Ride and various simulators and interactive attractions d-Ride, x-Ride, v-Ride, Gesture Magic, PaintFun.
With our other partner Rocky Mountain Construction our product range is expanded with a wood coaster line using an absolute new and innovative technology, applicable for existing and new wood coasters with the durability of a steel coaster.
Vekoma Rides Parts & Services stands for after-sales service in the broadest sense of the word, offering maintenance checkup programs, spare parts, rehabs and customized service contracts, so that the reliability and availability of Vekoma Rides’ coasters and attractions are maintained to the highest possible level.
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is proud to state that our coasters are installed worldwide. You will find our coasters in major theme and attraction parks, as well as in family parks, FECs and shopping centers. Vekoma works closely with owners, developers and designers to offer unique and high-quality coasters and attractions.
Strong relationships with customers are highly valued. Our customers are served personally by knowledgeable & qualified staff providing advice, implementation & execution and after-sales support.
The Vekoma Rides products are distinguished in four product groups. Each group can be standard or custom designed.
• Family Coasters
• Thrill & Mega coasters
• Indoor Coasters
• Attractions & Specialties
• Media Based Attractions
• Wood Coasters
In addition to these products, Vekoma Rides Manufacturing has the capability, technology and certainly the interest to work with you on any attraction you wish for your park. Whenever you are looking for a new unique roller coaster or attraction, or new trains for an existing ride, our concept design department is enthusiastic to build your dream and create an unforgettable experience for your guests.
Honors and Awards:
• IAAPA best design (motorbike)
• IAAPA best show/exhibit
• IAAPA awards best attraction (for various coasters)
• World Water Association Best Interactive Water Roller Coaster
• Member of International association of amusement park and attractions www.iaapa.org
• Europe Manufacturers & Suppliers Member www.eaasi.org
• Member of VDFU
• Member of BALLPA
Preston & Barbieri based in Reggio Emilia, Italy was established in 1986 by a team of senior managers operating since 1965 in the amusement rides industry. Managed by experts in this field, and heading a group of companies manufacturers of amusement rides, Preston & Barbieri achieves a good portion of the market in different continents and it develops a capacity of creating, projecting and running an amusement park, in its most classical acceptation. The development of the market for indoor centres and themed parks has been followed with direct participation as partnership or just as consultants for single projects.
This close relationship with operators contributes to improve the knowledge of the aspects starting from manufacturing to the final end-users of the equipment supplied. A considerable effort is spent also on all the safety aspects starting from projects to the final construction and assembly. Preston & Barbieri have one team of technicians and engineers working with the world-wide recognised companies / associations.