About MV Rides

About MV Rides

Martin & Vleminckx is committed to offering its clients the best work, products and services, through a level of quality, safety and satisfaction that is unequalled in the amusement park industry. Martin & Vleminckx has a legacy for building unforgettable experiences through innovative and thrilling destination attractions. Merging tech and creativity, we customize designs to match your park’s theme with top-notch quality, safety, and satisfaction. We set ourselves apart by delivering an unmatched level of quality, prioritizing safety, and ensuring unparalleled satisfaction.

Our Mission

Central to our mission lies a dedication to fostering enduring partnerships, not solely with vendors, but also with the entertainment destinations that we proudly cater to. We are unwaveringly committed to providing outstanding attractions that align seamlessly with your schedule and budget. Through every stage, from inception to realization, Martin & Vleminckx presents a full spectrum of services encompassing conceptualization, ride integration, quality assurance, and production excellence. Our guidance and specialized knowledge accompany you every step of the way. Allow us to collaborate to deliver an elevated ride experience!

Our first roller coaster, 1984

Our first roller coaster, 1984

Company History

Welcome to the world of Martin & Vleminckx, where craftsmanship meets thrills. With a rich history rooted in the art of constructing and installing rides for amusement parks around the globe, our founders Ghislain Martin and Alain Vleminckx began their journey as ride operators, a humble start that has blossomed into a team of accomplished project managers, skilled engineers, and expert builders. Their visionary ability set the stage for our company’s leadership in the international amusement park landscape.

From our inaugural headquarters in Montreal, Quebec (Canada), Martin & Vleminckx’s evolution as an industry leader is a testament to three decades of steadfast dedication and excellence on a global scale. Pioneering the ride installation and amusement park sector in North America was only the beginning. We’ve gone on to establish an extensive worldwide clientele, reinforcing the Martin & Vleminckx legacy in the industry. With strategically positioned offices and facilities in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Orlando, Florida, Wuhan and Shenzhen, China, and most recently in Vancouver, B.C., our commitment remains resolute in delivering impeccable craftsmanship that our clients can always count on.

Today, Martin & Vleminckx presents an impressive array of offerings encompassing the design, creation, and delivery of wooden roller coasters and thrill attractions of all sizes and types. 

Our portfolio extends to ground-breaking attractions that captivate and exhilarate, comprehensive ride maintenance, ride location, and installation and commissioning of various amusement ride systems, alongside the distribution of ride components. Our name has become synonymous with unparalleled expertise and a dedication to delivering unrivalled quality in every endeavour.

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Our Awesome Achievements

 

  • 100+ ride installations since 1984.
  • Installed record breaking attractions, such as the Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point in 2003 and Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventures in 2005.
  • Built Le Monstre at La Ronde in 1985, the tallest two-track wooden roller coaster in the world.
  • Rebuilded the Zippin Pippin in 2010, one of the most popular wood coasters in America and Elvis Presley’s favorite.
  • Delivered the Fireball in 2009, the first wooden roller coaster ever built in China.
  • Delivered the Leviathan the first wooden roller coaster in Australia since 1985.
  • Fabricated and installed 12 Wood coaster in China between 2008 and 2022.
  • Won several Golden Crown awards, such as the “Golden Crown International Outstanding Roller Coaster Supplier Award” in 2017 and 2021.  And in 2020, Martin & Vleminckx received the “Golden Crown Outstanding Supplier of the decade award”.

Industry Associations

At Martin &Vleminckx, we are proudly part of trade associations, councils, and international non-profit organizations that shape and champion our industry’s future. In collaboration with fellow industry stakeholders, we are dedicated to fostering the long-term sustainability of attractions, owner/operators, and the communities we serve.

We take pride in having the best project managers, engineers, and builders on board our team.

Meet Our Team