Swimart has appointed Alex Johnson as its new dedicated franchise development manager. Johnson is a senior entrepreneurial executive with more than 10 years' experience in the franchise industry.
Most states and territories have mandated the use of GHS compliant classification, labelling and safety data sheets. Those that haven’t do accept the new standard and still require chemical hazards to be communicated. This essentially means that all hazardous chemicals must now have a GHS-compliant safety data sheet and be classified according to the GHS guidelines.
Through its MagnaPool brand, Zodiac Australia is supporting families with children on the autism spectrum by sponsoring the charity Spectrum Journeys.
The swimming pool industry is full of interesting personalities and anyone who has worked in the trade can attest to this. Time after time I have met new swimming pool workers at new swimming pool companies, but each time I encounter the same personality types I have seen many times before.
Waterco's energy-efficient Hydrochlor MK3 Mineral Chlorinator enhances chlorine production while reducing energy consumption. It is an addition to the company's EnviroPro pool care range, which is suitable for pools using salt chlorination and the company's Mineral Crystals.
Work has changed for the better for Jim's Pool Care franchisees. A new smartphone app that handles time-consuming routine tasks means franchisees are saving hours in their working day, freeing them up to see more customers, secure more revenue and deliver superior customer service.
Maytronics Australia has formed a partnership with Brauer Industries which will see Maytronics become the exclusive distributor of Ozone Swim domestic products throughout Australia.
Vendart Pty Ltd will henceforth be known as LaMotte Pacific Pty Ltd. The company has marketed and supported LaMotte products and services in Australia since 1988 and is the exclusive distributor of LaMotte products in Australia.
Jim's Pool Care has scooped the pool at the 2017 SPASA Queensland Awards of Excellence, with the company's Sunshine Coast franchise taking home three awards.
Available from Evoqua Water Technologies, the Wallace & Tiernan DEPOLOX Pool Compact controller is a disinfection controller that can measure free chlorine concentration, redox (ORP), pH and temperature values.
Australian franchise Poolwerx has purchased Dolphin Pool Supply, the largest independent pool retailer in northern Texas, and built a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Dallas that will serve as its US headquarters.
Weighing in at 250,000 litres, this huge pool came with a huge electricity bill. The pool accounted for more than 40% of the household energy consumption. Pooled Energy updated the old equipment and reduced the running costs to around 14% of the household energy use, while improving water quality.
Tony Campbell, Poolwerx's business development manager in Western Australia, has been named the Field Manager of the Year for the state at the WA Excellence in Franchising Regional Awards for 2017.