WOW Company History

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WOW was created in 1983, the first objective was the achievement of a low energy consumer wave generator working with the resonance principle. In 1991, the first Wave Ball was born after several years of research and development.

The Wave Ball won numerous awards for its innovative aspect. Since then, it has evolved and was developed by integrating advanced technologies from many other WOW projects.

 

Since 2002, WOW team began to dream of bringing the sea in private pools. In this context, the Wave Ball was not suitable for private budgets and the specific technical constraints (coverage of the pool). New research on resonance led us to develop a new generator integrated to private pools, and like a giant Jacuzzi, tames air bubbles to create waves. In 2006, this system called "Wave It" was presented for the first time at the World Pool Fair in Lyon and won the Innovation Award.

 

WOW also combined various technologies from its generators to create tailor-made solution under the name of Wavolution.

Aquatic engineering

Thanks to our technological background and our experience in the aquatic field, we are regularly contacted for specific projects linked to environment, waste water treatment, aquatic installation maintenance or development of innovative solutions in fields connected to aquatics or to wave generators.

Our values

The specificities of WOW Company are guaranteed by its basic values which ensure the satisfaction of its customers:

 

  • creativity, innovation, spirit of initiative, intellectual curiosity,
  • dynamism, continuous quality improvement, flexibility,
  • multidisciplinary and technical skills,
  • listening of the customer, technical council with the customer, professionalism,
  • team spirit, mutual respect and humor.

And for the advantage of each partner, WOW Company always looks for long term partnership with its customers and suppliers

 Our teams

WOW is a multidisciplinary team of 45 engineers and technicians organized in 3 departments:
 

  • Electromechanics
  • Electricity & electronics
  • Data processing & software
     

... In order to monitor all projects, from the engineering phase to the commissioning of the unit without having to subcontract any part of the project.

 International & diversity

Until today, over 380 Wave Balls have been installed in more than 49 countries around the world.

It is also known as la Boule à Vague, Bola de Olas, Sfera Crea wave, Golfslagbal, Wellenball, Apiball, VågBoll, Волновой шар, 波の 球 or人 造 浪 球 and you will be able to find them in:

 

  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Public swimming pools
  • Aqua parks
  • Campsites
  • Wellness
  • Sea Survival Training centers (helicopter and plane pilots, special intervention forces, firemen…)
  • Aquariums
  • Fountains