On Sept. 28, Zodiac Pool Systems announced that effective Jan. 1, 2019, it would no longer allow its Jandy Pro Series equipment to be sold online. The company will not provide a warranty on products purchased online and requires equipment to be installed and/or serviced by a qualified pool professional.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professional’s WAVE Young Professionals Network will be sponsored by Zodiac Pool Systems through 2018. “As we look to the future, we’re excited about investing in our next generation of industry and association leaders,” says Rich Gottwald, APSP president and CEO. “Through Zodiac’s continued commitment,
Zodiac has merged with Fluidra, a multinational residential and commercial pool group based in Spain. Fluidra will keep its headquarters in Barcelona, and its executive president Eloi Planes will serve as executive chairman of the board of directors. The North American headquarters will remain in Vista, California, and Zodiac CEO
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.
Zodiac Pool Systems has introduced the Polaris PB4SQ booster pump. The Trade Series Exclusive pump is designed to power pressure cleaners and offers a 30-percent reduction in energy usage compared to the Polaris PB4-60 booster pump. It has a Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled motor, which helps reduce noise.