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WhiteWater West Industries Ltd. wins Innovation Award

Geoff Chutter of WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.  - Rob Newell photo
Geoff Chutter of WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.
— image credit: Rob Newell photo

Water park designer WhiteWater West Industries is celebrating 30 years in business. The Richmond Chamber of Commerce gave the Richmond-based company another reason to mark the milestone Wednesday—in the form of an Innovation Award at the Business Excellence Awards.

Founder Geoff Chutter said his key to success has been “getting the right people on the bus and getting them in the right seat.”

“We have been hugely blessed at attracting world-class people to this community to help us achieve this award.”

With over 4,000 projects successfully completed worldwide and 450 employees in 15 offices internationally, WhiteWater is the global leader in water park design, engineering and manufacturing.

Whitewater has a proven record of innovation thanks to a team of experts that take fun with water to the next level.

Chutter, who founded the company in 1980 as a young and entrepreneurial accountant, had some advice for young people at the awards gala.

“Follow your passion, and never let it go. As you can see from what we do, you can go to work and have an awful lot of fun at the same time.”

Also nominated: Epos 3D Tech Corporation, Nautilus Lifeline, Oris Consulting Ltd.

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