Swimart appoints dedicated new franchise development manager

15 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Swimart

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.

Australian chemical compliance with GHS

11 September, 2017 by Laura Whiteman, Senior Regulatory Specialist | Supplied by: UL Australia

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.

Zodiac announces support of autism spectrum charity

30 August, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Zodiac Group Pty Ltd

Through its MagnaPool brand, Zodiac Australia is supporting families with children on the autism spectrum by sponsoring the charity Spectrum Journeys.

Common pool industry personalities

28 August, 2017 by Steve Goodale, aka Swimming Pool Steve*

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 Hydrochlor MK3 Mineral Chlorinator

15 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

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.

How a smartphone app is changing pool care for good

14 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Pooltrackr Limited

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 to distribute Ozone Swim domestic products

31 July, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Maytronics Australia Pty Ltd

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 changes name, establishes chemistry department

24 July, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Vendart Diagnostics Pty Ltd

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.

Enviroswim appoints new general manager

17 July, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Watertech Services International

Enviroswim has appointed Carl Richards as its new general manager. Richards has been appointed to assist in facilitating the growth and expansion of the company's business.

Franchise business takes out three SPASA Queensland awards of excellence

20 June, 2017 by Alice Richard

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.

OC-1 Filtration Media

14 June, 2017 | Supplied by: AstralPool

Exclusively distributed in Australia by AstralPool, OC-1 Filtration Media works through settlement, as opposed to the traditional method of entrapment, maximising the benefits of variable speed pumps.

Franchise group opens new US headquarters

13 June, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Poolwerx

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.

Wallace & Tiernan DEPOLOX Pool Compact disinfection controller

13 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd

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.

Automation system reduces big pool's big energy bills

12 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Pooled Energy

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.

WA franchise BDM wins Field Manager of the Year award

30 May, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Poolwerx

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.

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