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Vekoma Rides Manufacturing
Type Private company
When it was created 1926
People who started it Hendrik op het Veld
Headquarters Vlodrop, Netherlands
Area served Worldwide
Things made Amusement rides
Website Official website

Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is a Netherlands-based manufacturer that builds amusement park rides.


Vekoma was started in 1926 by a blacksmith named Hendrik op het Veld. The name Velkoma is short for "Veld Koning Machinefabriek", or Veld Koning machine factory. At first they made machines for farming and mining. Later they started to build rides for theme parks. They built rides such as Ferris wheels, roller coasters, water rides, and family-friendly rides.

Roller coaster models

  • Boomerang
  • Family Custom Coaster
  • Flying Dutchman
  • Hammerhead Stall
  • Junior Coaster
  • Looping Coaster
  • Mine Train
  • Moterbike Coaster
  • Suspended Family Coaster
  • Suspended Looping Coaster
  • Swinging Turns
  • Tilt Coaster
  • Wooden Coaster

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