The latest news for pool and spa professionals

The company had forecast it ... The year 2019 was exceptional: new customers, new projects, in an extension of Ocea International’s know-how. The newly developed products retain their full compatibility with those already on the market, to make it easy for installers and facilitate after-sales...
All eyes are trained on SPATEX 2020, the UK’s only dedicated wet leisure Show, returning with renewed energy to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena Tuesday 28th January to Thursday 30th January. SPATEX 2020 aims to promote an awareness of the environment.
“Reflections” is the concept of the event that took place on 20th September at the Bolzano Trade Fair. There was a convention/event at the Bolzano Trade Fair celebrating the 40th anniversary of Gerit, one of the leading companies providing technical components for swimming pools. 
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona closed its doors last Friday 18th of October. This edition, which coincided with its 25th anniversary, has stood out for the solidity and dynamism of a sector that is committed to innovation, sustainability and digitalization as the keys to development. 
The 2019 season has seen an ultra-dynamic marketplace shaking up the industrial structure of everyone on the market. The seasonality of the industry, the impact of the weather, and construction development are some of the factors that disrupted the forecasts made at the beginning of the year. For...
Aquatherm Moscow, the largest in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe international exhibition for domestic and industrial heating, water supply, engineering and plumbing systems, ventilation, air conditioning and equipment for pools, saunas and spas, will run in Moscow on February 11-14, 2020. Within...
Swim Safe has been designing and manufacturing made-to-measure pool covers at its workshops since 2004. Its head office is located in Asten, in the Netherlands. The company relies on a vast international network of dealers and is now aiming to break into the British market.
The Smart Home is the buzzword of the moment, and the swimming pool industry is more definitively heading in the direction of the smart pool. Social conditions also have a role to play in the swimming pool and wellness industry. How connectivity is shaping the  pool and Wellness industry?
Pool Technologie, a key player in the industry for swimming pool water treatment, presents the best moments of 2019, the new generation of electrolysers and the growth of Pool Technologie on the public swimming pool market at the international trade fairs Piscina & Wellness and Aquanale.
Katharina Gebele and Martin Wiedemeyer from „Institut für Wirksamkeit“ (Institute for Effectiveness) have a differentiated view on this.They share their knowledge at the International Swimming Pool and Wellness Forum, the Aquanale congress, on 8 th November at 11.30 a.m. Interested parties...
The company GACHES CHIMIE has launched on the market the stabiliser reducer for swimming pool water. This product has been awarded with an Innovation Trophy at Piscine Global Europe 2018. In 2019 it won another trophy at the international swimming pool exhibition Piscina & Wellness in Barcelona.
Between the 8th and the 10th October 2019, the BWT group held their 2nd BWT Pool Days event wich brought together the 20 companies belonging to the BWT group that are involved in the international pool industry. The objective of BWT Pool Days is to provide a forum for the exchange of information...
From Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st February 2020, the over 13,000 m² of Hall 33 of the Bologna exhibition centre (Italy) will be hosting the 12th edition of FORUMPISCINE, in its Gallery version.  Combining exhibition spaces, conference rooms and areas for demonstration shows, this event is...
About 300 pool professionals gathered on 27th September at the Art Restaurant Mánes in the center of Prague to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vágner Pool.  Coming from 22 nations, the guests attended a presentation of the company, during which the six partners - Jan Šic, Petr Šimončík,...
Aquavia Spa, the manufacturer of hot tubs and swimspas, presents its new corporate image. The company has decided to reinvent itself and start a new era, with more than 30 years of experience that guarantee the quality of its wide range of products.
This year again, EuroSpaPoolNews and its team will be at the rendez-vous on the Piscina & Wellness show in Barcelona from 15 to 18 October 2019. EuroSpaPoolNews « Special Barcelona » : a special edition distributed on the show which will present the latest innovations and industry news of the...
Having been operating on the Spanish market for over 15 years through its distributors, CCEI is now launching its Spanish branch this year. This French manufacturer of innovative swimming pool equipment has decided to set itself up on the Spanish market to offer a high-quality local service to...
The Azenco Group is continuing its expansion on the European market. Specialising in pool enclosures, slatted covers and outdoor enclosures, the company is increasingly developing its export network and, in particular, in Spain. 
The third edition of the Barometer study for Spain’s pool sector confirms the commitment and support of the ASOFAP and the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona exhibition in terms of knowledge and added value for the pool sector. The complete data from the barometer will be presented on Tuesday 15th...
By attending the Piscina & Wellness and Aquanale trade shows, POOL TECHNOLOGIE is using these events to meet its partners and customers and to showcase its new products.
Sustainability is the watchword of our times.  Always looking to stay relevant and current, SPATEX 2020, the UK’s only international wet leisure Exhibition, is adopting and promoting an eco-friendly approach.
Splinter Works are delighted to share their latest outdoor pool slide commission.  The Reflex water slide was designed to add hours of endless pool-side fun for all the family and to serve as a sculptural highlight to enhance its spectacular setting.
Health, sustainability and quality are the growth vectors of the pool sector. There are three main driving forces of the pool sector, a market with a turnover of more than 7 billion euros a year: health, sustainability and quality.
From 5 to 8 November 2019 the next edition of aquanale, the International Trade Fair Sauna, Pool and Ambience, will be staged in Cologne. Just under two months before the fair kicks off, all signs indicate they are going to be a success. Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to...
In Croatia, SCP Adriatica was exhibiting at PROMOARH, an International construction trade fair that promotes domestic and foreign partners with an aim to make construction more secure, efficient, cost-effective, innovative, and sustainable.  
The Standards and training set by the British and Irish Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) are arguably one of the best in the world. As their strapline logo highlights, the association's foremost focus is to ‘Promote Safe Hot Tub Standards’ providing consumers with a clear route to buy with...
The edition Le JUSTE LIEN Special Barcelona 2019, published in Spanish and English and distributed on the international show Piscina & Wellness from 14 to 18 October 2019, presents the latest innovations and industry news of the pool market, spa, sauna and hammam. Do not miss this opportunity to...
Register before 15th September with the "Awards Gala” ticket and take advantage of the special discount to participate in the 25th anniversary party of Piscina & Wellness 2019. In addition, you’ll also have access to the four days of the trade show with this ticket!
Since 1990, TECHNOL is producer of high quality FRP media filters, cartridge filters, storage tanks, sedimentation tanks, oil separators and other products for water treatment. All products are produced according project specifications.
The Direction of Hayward Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Mickaël Mendes as Ecommerce Channel Manager, and Dennis Meijer as Regional Sales Manager, North Europe.
Fluidra is to supply and install equipment for 22 pools for Debrecen Nagyerdei Strand, a water park in the city of Debrecen, in eastern Hungary. Fluidra has also designed the equipment and is currently handling the installation of the pools in coordination with the waterpark´s construction...
In order to address how to update, design and implement these leisure structures, learn about experiences carried out by various entrepreneurs, and debate issues related to the safety and management of these spaces, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2019 will host the fourth edition of the Aquatic...
For its fourth edition, French magazine dedicated to the French market of Commercial Pools and Spas (Spécial COLLECTIVITES) promises to be even richer in hot topics and news about the latest products.  Published once a year, it will be released in September 2019. If you want to target this...
Fluidra is to build three pools at the Aquatic Arena in the Indonesian province of Papua. The venue is due to host the aquatic competitions during National Sports Week in 2020. The company will provide a warm-up pool, filtration, pumping, disinfection and competition accessories for the venue. 
The international exhibition aquanale will be held from 5 to 8 November 2019 in Cologne, Germany. It will bring together professionals from the pool, spa, sauna, steam room and wellness, in private and public areas (joint FSB). Industry trends, products and services will be on display.
The 10,000 square meter investment was made necessary due to the constantly growing market share of the Hungarian spa manufacturer, which aims for international excellence.  
Fluidra designed and built the Olympic swimming pool, which will host the water polo competitions of the 2019 Pan American Games from July 26 to August 11, 2019. The Olympic pool uses the Skypool construction system and measures 50 x 25m x 2.20m deep. It has just been approved by FINA.
The swimming pool filtration pumps specialist ESPA participated in the SONEX Exhibition 2019 in Amman, Jordan. From April 8th to 11th the ESPA Middle East team welcomed visitors of the show to present the solutions offered by the ESPA products. 
The Piscina & Wellness Barcelona trade show has opened the admission period for the second edition of the "Wellness Experience Awards", with the aim of showcasing the best aquatic facilities related to health and wellness, an area that has become one of the main drivers of the swimming pool and...
Registration for the 16th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) is now open. The WAHC will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Lodge on October 16–18, 2019. Opening registration discounts end on May 31st.
The 16th WAHC will take place on October 16-19 2019 at the Williamsburg Lodge, Virginia (USA). Ryan Avery, an Emmy-award winning journalist, two-time best-selling author, 2012 World Championship for Toastmasters International and world record holder, is on a mission to show leaders how to Go From...
From June 21, 2019 to July 22, 2019, pool professionals and customers are invited to participate in the contest launched on the web by FLUIDRA, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. Share a photo, a video or a poem about your perfect pool or wellness experience, and try to win an underwater...
Last May 23, 24 and 25 was held the first Summit of the ESPA Hong Kong subsidiary, which jointed the main ESPA products distributors of Asiatic market, in the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Hotel.
Professionals of the sauna, if you wish to make known your activity and your products in the world, the Finnish association Sauna From Finland has built a network of 170 companies from the sauna sector to promote the sauna as a way of life. Objective: to make the sauna better known all over the...
From 1st March 2019, Lonza’s Water Care operations and business became independent, forming a new company. It specialises in water treatment in various sectors and is supported by the financial strength and expertise of Platinum Equity, a global private equity firm (with $13 billion of assets...
Pentair Pool Europe is among the world leaders in the market of residential swimming pool equipment: automation systems, pumps, filters, salt chlorinators, disinfection systems, dosing pumps, cleaners, water features and lighting. Sébastien Gauthier has just been appointed as the Director for...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona surprises once again by building a complete and modern wellness centre called Wellness Experience, at an edition which will show how connectivity and digitalisation are integrated into the spa in order to generate new user experiences.
The international sauna, swimming pool and wellness trade fair in Cologne will be held from 5 to 8 November 2019. Nearly 350 companies are expected to exhibit at Aquanale to present their novelties and innovations in the field to professional visitors. This year, private and public pools will be...
The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) is alerting consumers of the risks presented by a few hot tub brands who seem to be encouraging consumers to exceed the recommended maximum safe water temperature of 40°C, as stated in the European Standard for domestic spas and hot tubs...
Aquark manufactures heat pumps for swimming pools in China, Guangdong. The company benefits from 20 years of experience in the professional heat pump and the service of its R & D team. Their products are strictly tested in the ISO9001 certification cycle. The company completed its first round of...
Certikin’s ground-breaking new filtration media OC-1 has reached Australia where, with its high ratio of pools to population, it has received a great reception. The highly popular Willoughby Leisure Centre, located on the lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, is a...
There have been many changes in the industry guidance over the last few years, such as HSG 282 (replacing the Health and Safety Executive’s and Health Protection Agencies’ joint publication – ‘Management of Spa Pools’, PWTAG’s ‘Hot Tubs for Business’ publication and the development...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona, major meeting place for the pool and wellness sector, leading fair in Spain and one of the most important in the world in its field, is preparing for its 14th edition by renewing its commitment to innovation, digitalisation, internationalisation and sustainability.
The Chinese manufacturer of swimming pool heat pumps CUBIC ELECTRICAL strengthens its position on the European market with new distribution partnerships in Europe. Its pool heating products are already distributed in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, the Netherlands, the Czech...
Swimming pool specialists, manufacturers, distributors, swimming pool, community and outdoor accommodation professionals, come discover the new responsive, Mobile First version of our website EuroSpaPoolNews.com, the top international portal for swimming pool and hot tub professionals offering...
Certikin International is specialised in pool, spa and wellness equipement.  Its new Commercial Manager, Steve NELSON, has taken on the additional responsibility of managing the company's thriving Export division which services over 50 countries around the worls. Steve succeeds from...
Exciting times are ahead for leading HVAC company Dantherm Ltd as a new VP of UK Sales has been appointed to the company. With a wealth of experience in high-level management and sales, Robert Svendsen brings with him his own dynamic approach to the Dantherm Group UK team.
In order to helps its Pool specialists customers to comply with the European regulation concerning F-Gas, the manufacturer of heat pumps for swimming pools CUBIC ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE offers from this 2019 season all its models with R32 fluid. The company also offers its assistance sith the...
The pool equipment manufacturer ACIS presents its French-made products in Egypt. Its innovations in filtration and lighting for swimming pools are a great success internationally.
For pool professionals, members of Pentair's PIP loyalty program receive exceptional promotion. An offer for resellers and consumers of TradeGrade by Pentair products.
The manufacturer of equipment for the maintenance and the water treatment of pools strengthens its relationship with the professionals of the pool. Pool technologie launches the co-design of its 2020 pool product range.
The pool, spa and aquatic equipments manufacturer PENTAIR has modernized its Herentals production site and has opted for a new process to a production more eco-friendly of its pool filters.
Professionals from the pool, spa and sauna industry, an unmissable event will take place from May 9 to 11 in China :  the Asia Pool & Spa Expo. 200 exhibitors from the industry and almost 9,000 visitors will neet at the China Import & Export Fair Complex.
Pool and spa market's professionals, communicate throughout Europe to boost your 2019 season. By appearing in the "JUST LIEN Special SPRING" published in French and English and sent to the professionals of the Pool and Wellness through the Europe, your articles will also be published on our...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona, leading fair in Spain and one of the most important in the world in its field, is preparing for its 14th edition by renewing its commitment to innovation, digitalisation, internationalisation and sustainability. The fair, which has already assigned 80% of its planned...
After two successful exhibitions (SPATEX 2018 and Lyon 2018) Plastica felt it was time for someone else to reap the rewards of owning the Hot Dub. Plastica’s spa-in-a-car was conceived and built in less than eight weeks by its technical engineer, Jody Perkins using a convertible VW Beetle, with...
As one of the world’s biggest and most important marketplaces, aquanale concentrates your energies and, in 2019, presents the complete range for the swimming pool, sauna and wellness industries under one roof from 5 to 8 November!
Winners of the 2019 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards have been revealed at the annual wet leisure industry gala evening, held during SPATEX at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry (on 29th January 2019).  The annual Industry Gala Evening brings together BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association)...
EUROPE SPA, a MARQUIS hot tub seller, has sold and installed over 4,000 hot tubs since 1996, back when the company and store started out by initially offering swimming pools. The store then very quickly dedicated itself exclusively to hot tubs, enhanced by its strong attendance at fairs and...
At its next edition, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona, which takes place on 15 to 18 October 2019, will focus on health, wellness, innovation and internationalisation as strategic lines of growth and organise different activities related to wellness, aquatic facilities and swimming pools.
SCP is pleased to inform its customers, the pool professionals, that Sébastien CHIGOT has officially joined SCP Europe Team since February 18th as their new Water treatment Product Manager. Based in Massy, reporting to Sylvia Monfort, Sebastien has a solid experience in water treatment and...
Chuck Huebner Appointed CEO. 26th February 2019 – An investment subsidiary of Investindustrial VI L.P. (“Investindustrial”) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Jupiter Holding I Corp. (“Jacuzzi Brands” or the “Company”), owner of several spa and bath products...
Superior Spas benefits from over two decades of collective experience and builds quality spas that are made to last. The East Midlands-based UK Spa Supplier of the Year has broken ground on a brand new, 400,000 sq ft factory in China as it pushes ahead with plans to up its own brand manufacturing...
A journal devoted to pool and spa professionals sent to the Benelux. Our bilingual edition "Le JUSTE LIEN Special BENELUX" n°5 is designed and will be released in March 2019. Do not miss this opportunity to spread your word to target the professionals of the Pool, Spa & Wellness market in...
Save the date: the 16th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Lodge on October 16–18, 2019. Early registration begins April 1, 2019. This leading global aquatic research forum is tailored to inform all individuals and groups...
Thanks to an exclusive partnership with GL Events, EuroSpaPoolNews caused a splash at Piscine Global Europe 2018, with its newest Pool Studio! Several major players of the Pool & Spa industry got into “the game” of an interview filmed in our studio, then broadcasted on our website...
EuroSpaPoolNews met Howard SMITH, CEO of PLEATCO, one of the largest manufacturers of pool filter cartridges, spa filter cartridges and replacement filter cartridges, at Piscine Global Europe Show in November. He told us about the Pool & Spa business in USA, about new product innovations and the...
On the 31st of January 2019, the European Commission confirmed the acquisition of AQUATRON by BWT Group, Europe’s leading water technology company. Wolfgang Stangassinger, COO of the Division Pool Technologies of BWT Group: “We are delighted to welcome AQUATRON, a world leader in the design...
A magazine dedicated to pool and spa professionals distributed at the Tecnova Piscinas exhibition in Madrid, Spain. Just like two years ago, the magazine "Le JUSTE LIEN Special SPAIN/MADRID" will be distributed free of cost to exhibitors and visitors at the Tecnova PISCINAS exhibition, which will...
Welcome to the Pool Studio of EuroSpaPoolNews. We created a partnership with GL Events for the Piscine Global Europe 2018 show. Our studio was the place to be where professionals from the Pool and Spa Industry exchanged on subjects as innovation, ecology and community pools. The theme 'The Pool as...
The Belgian manufacturer of OASE automatic swimming pool covers celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. Based in Proven (Belgium) and today directed by CEO Frédéric Claeys, the company is one of the most experienced European suppliers in the swimming pool technology sector.
GALERÍA TECNOVA will be featured at the 2nd TECNOVA PISCINAS Aquatic Installation Technology and Innovation Trade Show for Aquatic Installations, organised by IFEMA and to be held between 26 February and 1 March 2019 in Hall 5 at Feria de Madrid.
Conducted by Golden Coast, the Wet Leisure Industry Survey published its reports each year gathering facts, figures and statistics about the UK Pool & Spa Industry. With this information, the businessmen can make better decisions. The report is available for download at Golden Coast's website and...
In its over 40 year history Watkins Wellness has been one of the leading innovators in the spa industry, with a number of patents registered for its Hot Spring® Spas brand, from the simple valve of the BellaFontana® waterfall, to the exclusive hydrotherapy, offered through its Moto-Massage®...
SCP (UK) Ltd recently hosted an Awards evening to recognise the contribution of the Beachcomber Dealer network across the UK. Winners across the main categories were presented with trophies and some lucky winners took away vouchers for holidays abroad.
Because of a strong international presence and expansion policy, the RPI Group’s brand of products made of reconstituted natural stone showcased its offer at Piscine Global Europe before flying to the Big 5 Show of Dubaï, at Dubaï World Trade Center.
Tylö, Swedish manufacturer of stoves, saunas and hammams, and Helo, Finnish manufacturer of stoves and saunas have merged! Through the new brand thus created, TylöHelo, “the new group creates the world’s leading manufacturer of saunas and hammams” according to Johnny Wärnelöv,...
BSPF Managing Director Chris Hayes gave Eurospapoolnews readers some thoughts on the UK wet leisure sector and explains that it is performing well, despite some uncertainties. BREXIT! Let’s get the ‘elephant in the room’ out of the way from the outset, namely ‘BREXIT.’ Since the 29th...
1979…. it is a long time ago now, but it was the year that Certikin set-up a business partnership to become the UK distributor of Calorex swimming pool products, and 40 years later they are still going strong. The names may have changed along the way from Calorex Heat Pumps Ltd to Dantherm Ltd...
Here are some of the many Pool and Spa novelties that visitors will discover at SPATEX 2019 from Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st January at Coventry's Ricoh Arena. This information is provided by the organisers of SPATEX.
Do not miss our edition Le JUSTE LIEN Special ITALY! As every year, our edition Special ITALY No.13 will be distributed for at FORUMPISCINE, which will be held in pavilion 19 of the Bologna Exhibition Center and at the Congress Center from 13 to 15 February 2019.
From 13th to 15th February 2019, the Bologna Exhibition Centre will host the 11th edition of ForumPiscine, the only professional event in Italy on public and residential pools, spas and thermal centres. Every year the event becomes more and more international with 15% of 7,500 visitors and 20% of...
The company specialised in climate control products and solutions (including pool heating, cooling and dehumidification solutions) has undergone a complete renovation over the course of 2018, with the group’s CEO Torben Duer to create a ‘showroom facility’ at the forefront of everyone’s...
There’s only one place to be Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st January – in the UK at SPATEX 2019!With all the leading manufacturers and distributors exhibiting, the stage is set for a spectacular show. There’s never been so many swimming pools, spas and hot tubs on display. With in excess of a...
One of the major HVAC organisations, Dantherm Group has appointed a new Group Service VP – Karl Lowe to enhance service and spare parts across their global offices. Karl Lowe brings with him 22 years of experience and knowledge of the HVAC service industry. To find out more we sat down with him...
The Specialist in aquatic play solutions Waterplay Solutions Corp. announced Shaun Goodyer in the newly formed position of Business Development Manager for Canadian market. Goodyer brings two decades of experience in the Canadian recreation marketplace to the Waterplay team. Recognized in the...
From 13th to 15th February opens the 2019 edition of ForumPiscine and ForumClub, the only b2b Congress and Expo in Italy dedicated, on the one hand, to the fitness and wellness Industry, and on the other to pools and spas. With an exhibition area that aims to the sold out and a busy program of...
The European brand, specialising in water and landscape professions from the Descours & Cabaud group, was created in 2009 from the merger of Somair Gervat and the EPJ agencies. It has grown this year by the integration of Prosjet-Irrigarrone, a company specialising in the distribution of...
Le JUSTE LIEN Special UK No.14 is preparing its newest edition, with a new page layout! As usual the journal will be distributed for free at SPATEX Show, from January 29 to 31, 2019. Everything to be known about the UK's Wet Leisure market will be in this edition!
SPATEX 2019 will take place at Ricoh Arena, Coventry, from Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st January 2019, in the Ericsson Exhibition Hall. You can discover who will exhibit in 2019, the workshops & Seminars programme... To read also in this article: the organisers of SPATEX highlight six reasons why...