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JUST ONE CLICK – Smart Technology

Smart technology in the pool industry… With smart phones and devices at its very core, technology is now inherent within all aspects of everyday modern life, relied upon to make tasks faster and easier with the combined effect of increased convenience. In parallel, every industry from travel to property to finance are embracing technology to […]

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CLEAN SWEEP FOR THIRD GENERATION

Third generation ‘poolie’ Lewis Martin has strengthened the family ranks at independent distributor, Paramount Pools. Making his debut appearance at this year’s SPATEX pool and spa show, one of the first roles for Lewis, 17, is championing a new cleaning system ideal for all types of pool surfaces but especially pool covers. Aqua Fingers is […]

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THE JOLLY GEL flat pack is particularly useful for on-line retail sales.

YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES

Owners of both private and commercial pools have, over the past two decades, ensured the success of Jolly Gel not only in the UK but in many territories across the world. “The reason can only be that – it works,” says MSI’s Logistics Manager Amanda Slade. “The most gratifying point about this product is that […]

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SCP’S TRADITIONAL SHOWCASE event was extremely well supported.

SHOWCASE SHOP WINDOW

SCP recently staged its annual Showcase, a perfect shop window for SCP UK’s 2020 range of products. With a whopping 17 key vendors from around the globe on hand to provide expert advice, the three-day event at the Stanhill Court Hotel in Surrey, was extremely well supported by trade visitors. “SCP has a very loyal […]

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COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR, Beth Connor, of Swimming Pool Scene, joined Peter Turnbull, left, and Jimmy Lamb, centre, at the opening of Dryden Aqua’s Swiss manufacturing base.

DRYDEN AQUA UNVEIL NEW SWISS BASE

Dryden Aqua invited some 120 pool customers for the official launch of its new factory in Büsserach, Switzerland, recently. Dryden Aqua is one of the largest manufacturer of glass filtration media. As marine biologists, they have a unique knowledge combination and detailed understanding of the biological as well as the physiochemical reactions in water. This […]

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SPECTACULAR 2020 PPG PRODUCT LAUNCH

As part of a strategic marketing move to put more customers in front of their product in 2020 and beyond, UK pool trade customers joined the Pollet Pool Group team recently on a VIP trip to Ghent in Belgium. The impressive two-day luxury trip saw the British delegation join PPG’s Belgian and other international customers […]

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INDUSTRY REACTS TO CORONAVIRUS

Some 275,000 home swimming pools and in excess of half a million hot tubs in the UK, require regular dosing of a sanitiser, such as chlorine or bromine, to keep the water healthy, and there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the water in these pools and hot tubs. For […]

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SUPERIOR WELCOME NEW FACES

With continued and sustained growth for the UK’s largest hot tub importer and distributor, Superior Spas has confirmed the appointment of four new key personnel, ensuring the company is match fit, ready for 2020 and beyond. Rob Carlin, Managing Director of Superior explains: “We are currently undergoing major growth and expansion and our business needs […]

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HEROIC EFFORT RECOGNISED

At the 123rd ISPE One-Day Seminar in Clevedon, ISPE President Colin Day invited Allen Wilson, FISPE to announce a special award the Institute Council had decided to give to ISPE Member, Yanek Kowal. The Council had heard about an heroic event Yanek was involved with during the summer. It was a calm day at Howtown […]

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PATENT GRANTED ON OASE SOLAR SLATS

OASE, one of the industry’s leading automatic pool cover providers has confirmed full patent rights have been granted for its ground-breaking Lumi-solar range of cover slats. The Lumi-solar® slat is transparent and is equipped with an anti-algae hinge. Only the hinge of the profile is made non-transparent to keep light from the hinge to prevent […]

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