Leisure Pools and Spas North America Inc., a leading fibreglass inground pool manufacturer, has announced plans to establish operations in Marion County, S.C.
According to the company, the $6.1 million investment will create 200 new jobs.
Founded in 2000, Leisure Pools and Spas North America Inc., installs fibreglass inground swimming pools, fibreglass plunge pools, fibreglass lap pools and water features. The company has operations in Canada, the U.S, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.
The company’s new facility will specialize in composite swimming pools, underground fuel tanks, water storage tanks, computer numerical control (CNC) robotic moulding, and other related tools.
The new facility is expected to be online by the fourth quarter of 2020.
“The purchase of the Groupe Beneteau boat manufacturing facility in Marion, S.C. is an exciting and very timely purchase for the Leisure Pools Group. The manufacturing facility is a world-class composite site coupled with a very talented team that has a strong pride of work,” said Leisure Pools Group CEO and co-founder David Pain. “When this opportunity first developed, our team was focused on finding a way to meet growing consumer demand for our composite fibreglass swimming pools. The state of South Carolina and Marion County economic development teams have been incredible to work with putting together a program welcoming our company to and to help create jobs.”