Hayward® Industries Inc., a North American manufacturer of swimming pool products, has expanded its product line with the acquisition of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Poolvergnuegen, a manufacturer of automatic swimming pool cleaners.
Salt chlorine generation has been used as a primary sanitizer in swimming pool applications as early as the 1960s. Today, there are more than three million salt-chlorinated pools around the world—a number that continues to grow significantly every year. Most systems can be found on residential pools but, within the last decade, this sanitation equipment has made inroads into the commercial pool market.
Hayward Industries Inc., a manufacturer of swimming pool products in Elizabeth, N.J., has confirmed its discussions to acquire Maytronics Ltd., a manufacturer of robotic pool cleaners in Israel, have ceased.
Ten years ago, less than five per cent of Canadian and U.S. inground pool owners had heard of salt chlorination; fewer still (less than one per cent) had salt chlorination systems installed on their pools.
However, in the U.S. today, there are an estimated 1.3 million inground pools equipped with salt systems, comprising 20 per cent of the country’s 5.2 million inground pools. In addition, more than 60 per cent of the … Continue reading Automatic chlorine generators