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ECO-FRIENDLY HEATING

The new 2020 HSI range of HeatSeeker heat pumps have been developed to compete at the top end of the heat pump market. From the same manufacturer as the original Heatseeker you can expect the same level of reliability and support associated with Plastica’s well established brand. • Durable ABS Shell • R32 Refrigerant • […]

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Jolly Good Stuff

Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically engineered for spa applications. The gel cube shape and dispensing pod is cleverly designed to ensure an even distribution of the flocculent. • New formula […]

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GRANDO DESIGNS

AstralPool UK has announced a new alliance with Grando Pool Covers. Every Grando pool cover is manufactured individually by German craftsmanship – and they’ve been doing that for more than 50 years. Available for indoor and outdoor pools, Grando Pool Covers offer a trackfree installation system, with no mechanical parts or high voltage near to […]

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CONVENIENT FLAT PACK

Mineral Supplies International (MSI) introduces a flat pack version of the product. The well-established Jolly Gel carton design does not change. The new flat pack is cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue flat pack also has great shelf appeal for walk-in customers to pool retail shops. Jolly Gel is renowned […]

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THE NEW NORMAL

Business owners walked a precarious tightrope this summer as they juggled the priorities of keeping family and workforce safe while grappling with the toughest trading challenges in living memory. The industry’s key suppliers had to quickly adapt to unprecedented health and safety implications. “From the beginning of lock down, our most important consideration has been […]

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Waterco acquires APP Autopool HQ

WATERCO LTD BOLSTERS BUSINESS BY ACQUIRING AUTOPOOL

International water treatment and swimming pool equipment manufacturer, Waterco Ltd, has acquired Automated Pool Products Pty Ltd (AutoPool) in Australia. The move bolsters Waterco’s extensive range of filtration, sanitisation and heating equipment while consolidating its position as one of the industry’s last remaining Australian-owned and operated companies. “Purchasing APP, or AutoPool as it’s known, is […]

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THE ORGANISERS have announced the postponemnet of Lyon's biennial pool and spa show.

KEY DATES MOVE FOR GLOBAL INDUSTRY

The global Covid-19 pandemic has claimed two major pool and spa industry casualties. Arguably the world’s most prestigious water leisure event, the organisers have announced the postponement of this year’s Piscine Global trade fair. Due to take place in November, the biennial event will instead take place from February 9 to 12 at the Eurexpo […]

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POOL PEOPLE – Adam Clark

Adam Clark, Sales Director, went straight in at the deep end (pun intended) when he joined  in March 2012, and says he has been living the dream ever since… WHAT HAS CHANGED IN YOUR EIGHT YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY? I’ve seen a quite a lot of change in a short time, but the one thing […]

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2020 VISION – SPATEX REVIEW

A picture special from the SPATEX pool and spa show… The organisers of SPATEX, the UK’s exclusive pool and spa trade show, are already looking ahead to its 25th milestone event to be held in 2021. The team will return to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to celebrate its silver anniversary from Tuesday to Thursday […]

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GIFT FROM THE WATER GODS

As the Norse God of inland waters and wealth, Njord is the inspiration behind specialist swimming pool team, Njord Design and Build. Formed three years ago, Njord offers architectural, construction and climate control expertise across residential and commercial markets specialising in high-end water leisure facilities. Njord’s Managing Director and Architect, Steve Jones benefits from 24 […]

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