Jennifer Clements Pla-Mor Pools Mechanicsville, Virginia What do you love, or hate, about industry trade shows? I have always enjoyed attending industry trade shows. It’s exciting walking the showroom floor looking for the latest, greatest innovation to make our work easier, or our customer’s pool more fun. It is also
Pleatco has hired Scott Gleason as the company’s vice president of business development. Gleason was the national sales manager for 16 years at Unicel. “We are very excited to welcome Scott to Pleatco,” says Howard Smith, CEO at Pleatco. “Not only will he bring a wealth of experience to our
In 1997 Haviland Enterprises began its employee stock ownership program. “Our company is one of the best examples of an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) business,” says Terry Schoen, chief financial officer. “We have strong evidence that points to the fact that because of our ESOP participation, our employee morale
Pool equipment manufacturer Zodiac Pool Systems has purchased Grand Effects, maker of custom outdoor fire and water combination features. “Grand Effects enhances our premium product offering to Zodiac customers and gives them added options to create an incredible backyard experience for pool owners,” says Troy Franzen, managing director at Zodiac.
Custom Molded Products, a supplier of pool, spa and bath products, has acquired DEL Ozone Holding Company, a manufacturer of ozone and UV sanitization solutions for pools and hot tubs. “This will be a great benefit for both CMP and DEL Ozone customers,” says William Drury, CEO and president of