Water treatment specialists Dryden Aqua recently welcomed some of Europe’s top swimming pool engineers to their new activated filter media (AFM) production facility in Scotland. The new facility has now been in operation for six months and has already processed 20,000 tonnes of glass water filtration media that is exported all over the world. Dr […]
More than ever, traditional pool and spa businesses are questioning the wisdom of maintaining a shop or showroom location. With increased competition from on-line retail sales, for some, the burden of rent, rates, display stock and staffing costs is becoming more and more difficult to justify. But other retailers are turning a negative into a positive by honing in on the Internet as a crucial marketing tool that can drive visitors to their shop sites and vitally, once there, maximising the potential of that visit.
One of the most fired up water leisure teams gearing up for 2013, is the newly formed line up of Interhiva UK. Initially focusing on spas but also steadily building the swimming pool portfolio side of the business, the Interhiva UK team offers a wealth of industry knowledge and experience.
No-one can doubt the way the water leisure industry is changing with more corporate enterprises and more global players. But the backbone of the UK trade business remains husband and wife teams and family businesses that continue to be handed down through the generations. It was back in the famously scorching summer of 1977 that David Adams, the founder of Golden Coast, decided to build a pool for his sons.
LaMotte Europe is the new European office for LaMotte USA, bringing LaMotte’s unrivalled range of water analysis equipment firmly into the European pool and spa market. The LaMotte Europe office aims to consolidate LaMotte’s growth in Europe over the past six years, through expanding dealer and distribution networks, as well as supporting the existing ones. The office and warehouse, based in Warwick in the UK, has the advantage of providing a European stock centre resulting in significantly shorter lead times for European customers, as well as local technical expertise and support.