The ICO innovation, conceived after more than two years of R & D work by Ondilo, has attracted many companies in the industry! Though small and discreet, floating on the swimming pool, this connected island provides excellent performances, especially by collecting continuously and by transmitting on Smartphone the main parameters of the pool water.
Impressed by the design, the practicality of the product and the approach of the Ondilo teams, the SCP Europe Group decided to list the product, which won prizes at the famous CES 2017 Innovation Awards and the 2016 GreenTech Ministry of the Environment competition, in their 2018 catalogue.
From left to right: Michaël Spurgin (Commercial Director, Ondilo),
Nicolas Fiorini (Founder and Chairman, Ondilo), Sylvia Monfort (General Manager, SCP Europe),
Jean-Louis Albouy (Commercial Director, SCP Europe and Director of SCP France),
Guilherme Silva (Purchasing Coordinator, SCP Europe)
Ondilo and the SCP Europ Group finalised this pan-European distribution agreement at the Piscina & Wellness exhibition held in Barcelona from 16th to 20th October.
Through this agreement, the SCP Europe Group becomes the privileged master distributor for ICO, the connected island from Ondilo, among professional networks in the European countries where the SCP agencies are present (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Benelux, United Kingdom, Croatia) from the 2018 season.
Sylvia Monfort, Managing Director of SCP Europe says, "Always looking for new products and ever attentive to our market, we are convinced of the importance of ICO both for the end user and for pool professionals. Technological and digital innovation is a growing reality and we intend to stay at the forefront by offering this new generation of connected products to our customers".
Nicolas Fiorini, Founder and Chairman of Ondilo says, "This agreement with the SCP Europe Group is a tremendous accelerator for our expansion in Europe. Their in-depth knowledge of the market, their strong presence in major European countries and their know-how in launching innovative products will enable us to continue and focus our efforts on the development of new products and customer experiences".
ICO will also be present on the SCP Europe Group's stand at the aquanale exhibition in Cologne from 7th to 10th November 2017.
Ondilo reinvents the maintenance of swimming pools by designing innovative solutions to enjoy one's swimming pool with total peace of mind. The team brings together complementary skills and experiences - entrepreneurship, pool trades, design, engineering and the development of connected services - to offer high-performance and intuitive products for everyone.
The company is backed by several partners including PACA Investissement, CAAP Création, Provence Business Angels (PBA), Bpifrance, the Pays d'Aix, the Belle-de-Mai incubator, the GreenTech incubator of the Environment Ministry, the SCS Cluster and the Réseau Entreprendre Provence.
About SCP Europe
SCP Europe, a subsidiary of the Poolcorp group, is a distributor at the service of pool and spa professionals (Construction - Equipment - Renovation - Maintenance).
Since 1998, and the acquisition of NORCAL LTD in England, the SCP Group continues its expansion in Europe through a policy of acquiring or opening new distribution centres; to date, SCP Europe has 15 agencies in 8 European countries.
Their mission: to develop the swimming pool market as a whole by ensuring the growth of its professional customers, thanks to its product offerings and the quality of its services.