The latest news for pool and spa professionals

The 2022 Wet Leisure Industry Survey report was available at SPATEX 2023. If you haven't consulted it yet, you can download it for free online on the dedicated website. 
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona is on a very good commercial trajectory since, less than 10 months before it is held, it has exceeded the surface area contracted in 2021 by 30%. Fira de Barcelona’s biennial trade show, which will take place from 27 to 30 November, expects to exceed 300 exhibitors...
The preparations for aquanale, the International Trade Fair for Sauna, Pool, Ambience from 24 to 27 October 2023 are picking up speed. Twelve months before the opening of the sector’s leading trade fair, the organisers are already reporting a high level of registrations, including many companies...
The EuroSpaPoolNews Speciale ITALIA 2023 Journal, published in Italian and distributed at the ForumPiscine trade show from 15 to 17 February in Coventry, is also available in digital version on our website. Discover innovations, new products and information from the Pool & Spa sector.
Jean-Louis Albouy gives us the low-down on the Spatex exhibition in Coventry. The UK is the country in wich SCP first set up shop on the European continent, 25 years ago exactly: a unique opportunity to celebrate a quarter-century of business operations in the country, and a chance to boost its...
Develop your business in the pool and wellness market in Switzerland/Austria by communicating in our special edition in 2023.
Highlighting the cream of the crop, the annual British Pool & Hot Tub Awards hosted by the SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association) and BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) spotlights companies striving to meet (and in some cases exceed) the trade association standards...
Once again, EuroSpaPoolNews’ Pool Studio welcomed various players in the swimming pool industry, live from the Piscine Global Europe 2022 show.
The 14th edition of the leading event for the swimming pool and spa industry in Italy points straight at the themes of sustainability and innovation. New for next year: the concurrence with the 10th International Conference on Swimming Pool & Spa (ICSPS) and the addition of Outex, Outdoor &...
The Managing Director of the BSPF (British Swimming Pool Federation), Chris Hayes, gives Eurospapoolnews readers some updates on what has been happening in the UK wet leisure sector over the past twelve months, and he also points to some key items planned for 2023.
There are some meetings that you do not forget. The one we had the honour (and this word is not too strong) of experiencing with Joan Planes is one of those meetings. A brilliant, moving altruist. The creation of his foundation in 2016 perfectly reflects this extraordinary man.
The EuroSpaPoolNews Special UK 2023 Journal, distributed at the SPATEX trade show January 31 to February 2, 2023 in Coventry, is also available in digital version on our website. Discover innovations, new products and information from the Pool & Spa sector.
After the meeting of the Organising Committee for TECNOVA PISCINAS, held on 16 January, during which they spoke of the feelings perceived in the sector about holding the 4th edition of the event, IFEMA MADRID decided to move the fair dates to 25 to 28 February 2025.
Discover all of BIO-UV Group's technology and products at the SPATEX 2023 fair. The specialist in UV, salt electrolysis and AOP (combining UV and ozone) water treatment systems is already established on the British market, following its acquisition by triogen® in 2019.
Whether you’re a distributor, manufacturer, management company or an engineer, if you work in the wet leisure sector, the Wet Leisure Industry Survey might interest you. The annual report will be available at SPATEX 2023. 
This is the goal of SCP Europe at SPATEX, they are exhibiting their most recent developments in the following fields: services, spare parts, energy efficiency performance, support and expertise.
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Certikin are planning a “prodigious number of launches” of across a large number of product sectors. From filtration, enclosures, sauna and steam, to automatic covers, liners and heating and ventilation.
The AQUAFUN trade show, the flagship event for swimming pools, saunas and well-being which took place for the second time in Turkey, at the Istanbul exhibition centre from 12 to 14 January 2023, has just closed its doors. Organised at the same time as the ATRAX trade show (for water attractions...
How can you increase and develop your business in the Benelux market ? We have the solution to meet your communication needs in this market. Communicate in our 2023 Benelux Special Journal and benefit from our international media platforms to have great exposure and expand your visibility.
Experience all that 2023 Pool & Spa Show has to offer including world-class training, unprecedented hands-on learning, invaluable industry connections and the chance to meet with vendors representing all facets of your business.
In few days, SPATEX 2023 will open its doors from Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2, 2023 at the Coventry Building Society Arena. 
Registration for the Benelux Poolfair 2023 organized by CF Group has been open since December 15, 2022. Pool professionals can register and validate their participation until January 31, 2023, to experience the event to be held on February 9, 2023 in Leuven, Belgium.
Fluidra has launched the new website for Fluidra LAB - www.fluidralab.com, its open innovation program aimed at the worldwide innovation ecosystem of startups, research centers, technology centers, and universities.
Come and meet over 100 leading industry suppliers, from both home and abroad, and discover new products at the UK’s biggest gathering of the water leisure industry at Coventry Building Society Arena, 31 January - 2 February 2023.  
Develop your business on the italien market. Communicate in our journal EuroSpaPoolNews "Speciale ITALIA 2023", a special edition distributed at the 2023 ForumPisicne fair in Bologna and via our digital media of diffusion.
The whole EuroSpaPoolNews team sends you its best wishes for happiness and success in 2023! Ready in 2023 to prepare this new year of news and discoveries of Pool, Spa and Wellness equipment and products by your side.
SPATEX are excited to reveal a whole new exclusive tailor-made networking experience for its exhibitors and visitors after the traditional SPATEX Party.
Fluidra, global leader in pool and wellness equipment and connected solutions, today announces it has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the Meranus Group, a leading distributor of pool equipment in Germany, for approximately €30 million on a cash and debt free basis.
The first trade show to launch the Swimming pool season in Europe for 2023 is Aquafun. The Pool, Spa and Wellness Exhibition will be held from January 12-14, 2023, in Istanbul, Turkey, simultaneously with the 10th ATRAX - International Exhibition for Attractions, Parks, GAmes and Sports Fields...
2022 has nearly finished. For the profession, the year was marked by the biggest international event in the swimming pool and hot tub industry: Piscine Global Europe. EuroSpaPoolNews was part of it, just like at other major trade shows, where we came to meet you.
A proven track record: Bert Dewinter has shown a long-standing interest in water and an irrepressible joy working in sales in a field that he loves and that loves him right back. And so, it is only natural to find him now, since July, at the head of the new and ambitious department of Procopi...
CF Group and its Benelux subsidiaries are pleased to announce the much-awaited comeback of the physical Poolfair for 9 February 2023. Registrations to attend the Benelux Poolfair Summit 2023, with a focus on the pool and wellness sector, are open from 15 December to 31 January. Don't wait to sign...
The swimming pool technology specialist is expanding and building a new company headquarters in an industrial area in Hameln. The groundbreaking ceremony took place at the beginning of November. Production will start here in the spring of next year, followed by administration at the end of 2023.
On November 17, 2022, Dr Bill Kent, founder of Team Horner, celebrated the group's 50th anniversary at the Groupama stadium in Lyon. This anniversary coincided with the 50th anniversary of Piscines Provence Polyester and was also an opportunity to celebrate the recent acquisition of PPP (2020).
The fourth edition of the International Fair for Technology and Innovation in Aquatic Installations, TECNOVA PISCINAS 2023, expands its exhibition offering to new market niches; as well as to new professional profiles, offering greater business opportunities, and displaying a very extensive...
How do you increase and develop your business on the English, Spanish and Italian markets? Discover our solutions. EuroSpaPoolNews.com is preparing for early 2023 three special editions for the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy! Don’t miss these 3 magazines.
After a four-year of absence, the leading event for for the pool and wellness industry was back at Lyon-Eurexpo France from 15 to 18 November for a long-awaited in-person reunion.
From 24 to 26 January 2023, The Pool & Spa Show Experience will come alive at the Atlantic City Convention Center, USA, to create networking connections around the Pool and Spa sector. Professional visitors will attend conferences on several topics, interactive demonstrations at The Wall, and...
The international EuroSpaPoolNews Spécial LYON 2022 Journal, distributed at the Piscine Global Europe trade show, can be consulted in 2 languages on our website. Discover the 3 notebooks of News, New Products and Spas news, bringing together innovations, new products and information from...
From 15 to 17 February 2023, the 10th International Conference of Swimming Pools & Spas (ICSPS) will be back at BolognaFiere (Italy), as part of ForumPiscine, Italy's international fair of the swimming pool and spa industry. 
SPATEX 2023 is set to be the launchpad for the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) and British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) exciting Swim to the Beat fund-raising campaign.
How can you increase and develop your business in the UK market ? We have the solution to meet your communication needs in this market. Communicate in our 2023 UK Special Journal and benefit from our international media platforms to have great exposure and expand your visibility.
For almost 30 years, the APF group has been supporting pool care professionals with customised solutions for liners, coverings and equipment for private pools.
During Piscine Global, in Lyon from 15 to 18 November, FITT Group and its Monaco subsidiary introduced the latest stage in the transition process of the brand, which will, for all intents and purposes, change from the Interplast-FITT dual brand promoted in 2018 to FITT.
The traditional EUSA Awards ceremony took place this year at the Piscine Global Europe trade show. The most beautiful swimming pools and spas of 2022 were rewarded with a gold, silver or bronze trophy on November 15 in the Pool Arena.
The Pool Design Awards competition has been open to swimming pool architects, designers and builders since 2014, when it was created. During Piscine Global Europe exhibition, the 3 best projects are elected by a jury of professionals from the sector.
A forerunner in pool and garden technologies, the Chinese company continues to innovate with its latest pool heat pump. Throughout the Piscine Global Europe 2022 exhibition, the Pool Studio of EuroSpaPoolNews welcomes various players in the pool industry. 
Pool Technologie continues its global expansion with the announcement of a partnership with Moov Sales Agency, a Canadian design, normalization and distribution company for pool products in North America under the brand name Moov Pool Products.
Unchanged for the past 6 years, the tax-inclusive public sales prices of Toucan products are changing in order to compensate for the major price increases that are impacting the production chain.
The years go by but they are not the same for the European leader in pool water treatment, which has developed a new automatic cleaner that is light, powerful and available in several colors. Throughout the Piscine Global Europe 2022 trade show, the EuroSpaPoolNews Pool Studio is hosting various...
The Piscine Global Europe trade show is the place to be to present the latest innovations in the swimming pool and wellness sector. For this 2022 edition, among the 9 nominated by the jury, 3 innovations stood out to receive a trophy.
Established on the pool market for over 10 years, PCFR has once again achieved positive results this year. Its expansion in the USA is no stranger to this success. "2022 has been a milestone for our company. We’ve signed contracts with several American players.
For Stéphane FIGUEROA, "Piscine Global Europe is without a doubt the world’s leading trade fair and must remain so. The special events expertise of GL Events, the organisation, and the influence of this ‘flagship fair’ for our sector need no demonstration".
After a 4-year hiatus, the key players from the sector have been eagerly awaiting the chance to gather in person at this year’s event in Lyon. We’re greatly looking forward to welcoming pool professionals to the convention – a key forum for doing business, presenting innovations and enjoying...
The last few years have been marked for Alukov Group by strengthening its position as one of the largest manufacturers of pool and patio enclosures in the world. Mr. Zdeněk Novák, Director of Foreign Trade, explains us how it is possible that the Alukov Group has managed to exceed the turnover...
Against the backdrop of energy crisis, PHNIX is dedicated to making contribution in this struggle and constantly seeking green solutions to renewable and sustainable development. Connecting to the Energy Management System, PHNIX swimming pool heat pumps can detect and utilize the electricity...
Following a soft launch earlier this year at SPATEX 2022, where AquaSolus generated huge interest, the team at Superior Wellness have continued to innovate and improve the range further.
Specialised in pool enclosures, pergolas and carports, Abrisud will present its entirely redesigned Abrisud Pro line to professionals at the Piscine Global Europe exhibition. The objective is to facilitate the retail partners’ task by offering them a turnkey service.
"Water is our element – competence is our offer" – interbad 2022 came to a successful end in Stuttgart under this motto. 296 exhibitors, 34 of whom were in the special areas, presented new products, practical solutions and innovations over a period of four days. The exhibitors came from 23...
Pentair Pool Europe announces the appointment of Maxime Guianvarch as Key Account Manager for France and welcomes Peter Dircx to the position of Area Sales Manager for Northern Europe and Eastern Europe.
The entire swimming pool and wellness sector is getting ready for the long-awaited event: the Piscine Global Europe 2022 international show. After a 4-year absence, the entire profession is delighted to meet again face-to-face to exchange ideas and highlights at Lyon-Eurexpo from 15 to 18 November...
Last July, just like Covrex, which is also a part of the TSPH group, Walter Pool joined the Belgian group Technics & Applications (T&A). The French company has thus taken a new path, with quality and service remaining the pillars of its customer relations.
This year APF takes the brand name APF Pool Design. Piscine Global Europe will be an opportunity for the company to position the APF Pool Design brand and its new visual identity. 
In the continuation of its external growth strategy, CF Group, a major player in the European swimming pool industry, acquired Ocea International (through the acquisition of the Starline Group) back in April 2022. For Ocea©, the strong network of the CF-Group will lead to further opportunities...
Innowater will be present at the new edition of Piscine Global Europe, to be held in Lyon from 15 to 18 November 2022. Visitors will be able to discover its entire catalogue on the company's stand.
The reference exhibition for the pool and spa industry, Piscine Global Europe, will count the Nextpool group among its exhibitors. The Albigès, Albon, Abriblue and Stérilor brands come together on a 300 m² stand to present their ranges and new products to professionals.
Just like every edition, SCP Europe exhibits its products at the Piscine Global fair in Eurexpo Lyon. This must-see event dedicated to the pool and wellness sector is the ideal meeting place to bring suppliers, distributors and professionals together .
CF Group is delighted to return to Piscine Global Europe, the last face-to-face edition of which dates back to 2018, and to welcome professionals from the sector to its stand, from 15 to 18 November 2022 at Lyon-Eurexpo.
Everblue Piscines will be present at Salon Piscine Global Europe from 15 to 18 November in Lyon. The brand will have a stand covering over 200m2 to welcome members of its network and exchange ideas with them.  
CF Group has become a major player in the challenging and fast-moving pool and water care markets with over 1,200 people in more than 40 countries, 12 production and logistics sites and over 15 valuable brands. At a milestone in its evolution, CF Group decided to set the expression of its vision,...
PAL Lighting adds new manufacturing business and facility in Houston, Texas with the acquisition of Precision Architectural Lighting. Precision Architectural Lighting is a commercial LED fixture manufacturer located in Houston, Texas.
Fluidra announced that in support of the International Day of Climate Action, which takes place October 24, the company pledges to plant a tree for every variable-speed pump, a more efficient alternative to traditional pumps, sold globally during the week of October 24-28.
Since the beginning of this year, Azenco has focused on professionals of the pool sector by creating Azenco Pro, a more complete offer consisting of the JM Bâches, Soko and Azenco ranges. It now consists of a catalogue that has been enhanced with outdoor fixtures, with covers, shutters, pool...
Putting human relations at the heart of its business and aiming to continuously improve its managerial practices, Warmpac has chosen to submit itself to the assessment of the world reference in terms of employee experience: Great Place To Work®. 
Finally, the fair returns - without masks, without corona rules, without tests or certificates. Even though the swimming pool and wellness industry was looking forward to experiencing normality again, this year in particular many things are very different from ‘normal’. The energy crisis is...
Pentair wishes to mark its presence at the 2022 edition of the Piscine Global Europe show with a stand of more than 280 m2, where the many products and innovations that will equip the swimming pools of tomorrow will be unveiled exclusively.
As part of its efforts towards continuous improvement, CF Group aims at developing comprehensive solutions in all areas of its business to ensure resource-efficient and sustainable operations. An important consideration here is energy consumption and the generation of one’s own electricity.
The past months have been marked by innovations and upheavals that have raised SCP Germany to a higher level. Apart from the increase in staff, the spatial restructuring is particularly noteworthy. By the end of 2021, a state-of-the-art warehouse was put into operation and the storage area was...
The number one European manufacturer of polyester shell swimming pools, with a production of 8,500 pools this year, Léa Composites is attending the trade fair in Stuttgart with its brand Alliance Piscines. The French group in fact hopes to expand its presence on the European market,...
This bilingual edition (German and English), published at the interbad fair in Stuttgart from October 25 to 28, 2022, showcases new products and reveal all the news from the swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and hammam market ...
30 years of activity serving companies in the pool, irrigation, plumbing and building sectors… In 3 decades, the company has successfully established itself in Europe, with partner factories in France, Portugal and Italy, to distribute pipes, hoses, valves and connectors in PVC, PP, PVC-C, PE,...
Two years ago, the manufacturer of innovative equipment for public and private pools set itself the goal of opening a new commercial branch in Germany. Today, it has achieved its goal after carrying out various actions in Germany, winning a Golden Wave Award at aquanale in 2019 and recruiting a...
PPG Germany is a reliable partner for pool builders, providing excellent quality, an extensive product range, end-to-end and strong technical support for new-build or renovation projects. The company offers a one-stop shop with solutions for every segment, always available for questions.
The swimming pool and sauna industry is currently in transition. This means that everyone is looking forward more than ever to interbad from 25 to 28 October 2022. The main focal point will be the trend towards greater digitalisation, energy efficiency and climate protection in the industry –...
Sauna from Finland is a network born from the idea that everyone around the world should be able to experience a great, authentic Finnish sauna. This year the association is pleased to be participating in interbad 2022 in a bigger way than before.
To meet the new needs as best as possible of professionals in the swimming pool and wellness sector, CF Group Benelux, manufacturer and distributor of swimming pool equipment for professionals and communities, offers new services such as training for swimming pool specialists in Belgium or a new...
The 18th International Sauna Congress will be held in Stuttgart from 25 to 27 October to accompany the leading trade fair for swimming pools, saunas and spas, interbad. 
SPATEX is making sustainability and energy saving a central plank of its 27th edition. From showcasing the newest innovations to hosting seminars on the latest money-saving recommendations, the show will be playing its part in helping to reduce energy consumption and bills. 
Exclusive interview with Joeri Dils : a new chapter is opening up for T&A in 2022, while at the same time marking a resounding success and celebrating the 10 years of Joeri Dils as the group’s General Manager. This year, Technics and Applications acquired 3 well-known companies on the swimming...
With just five months to go before the 27th edition of SPATEX 2023, and just a handful of exhibitor stands left to sell, the show’s Organiser, Michele Bridle says now’s the time for visitors to sign up here for monthly show updates.
BISHTA's (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) experience as the hot tub industry association for more than 20 years is based on members' feedback regarding their customers' purchasing decisions. The reason people buy a hot tub is to have a product that brings wellbeing and fun to their...
Swimming pools, saunas, etc. have become an integral part of everyday social life. It's not just the corona pandemic that has demonstrated the importance of sport, health and social interaction. Swimming pools, spas and saunas fulfil an important social function in this respect.
Fluidra, the global leader in pool and wellness equipment and connected solutions, has launched the first phase of its new R&D&I center for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in Polinyà after breaking ground for construction in the last quarter of 2021. The center intends to centralize the...
The fourth edition of the International Fair for Technology and Innovation in Aquatic Installations, TECNOVA PISCINAS 2023, opens the calendar for the sector in 2023, in a very favourable context. The details of the event, organised by IFEMA MADRID from 21 to 24 February 2023, will be given to...
Ynéom, the manufacturer of innovative equipment for the automatic management of connected swimming pools, has signed a partnership with Alain Bernard, the double Olympic and world champion swimmer.
Piscine Global Europe, the leading event in the pool and wellness sector, wich has built a reputation as a key event for anticipating, understanding and discussing future challenges, has placed environmental and climate-related issues at the heart of its 2022 edition.
Superior Wellness recently took part in the gruelling Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Fibromyalgia Action UK. On 28 August, a team of 22 from the hot tub manufacturer took part in the 24 mile challenge climbing Yorkshire’s highest peaks. 
Fluidra announced the creation of an international day through the National Day Archives to honor and celebrate pool professionals worldwide for their tremendous hard work and dedication. As of today, Fluidra International Pool Pro Day will be celebrated on September 7th each year.
Innovative products, smart technology and current trends: there is great anticipation for interbad. The industry will meet again in person this year for the first time to discuss exciting topics such as digitalisation, energy efficiency, climate protection and internationalisation.
T&A, a major player in the pool cover market, continues its growth momentum and recently acquired the companies Covrex and Walter Piscine. Walter Piscine and Covrex, formerly part of the family-owned company TSPH (The Swimming Pool Hub), will strengthen the European presence of Technics and...