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  • APSP Launches Search for a New Leader

    The search for a new CEO of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has begun.

  • Latter Day Cowpoke

    Greg Howard, president/CEO of Carecraft, came into the pool and spa industry after an illustrative career — or two, depending on how you look at it.

  • APSP Summit Inspires Industry Leaders

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals wrapped up a successful event. 

  • In Memoriam: Peter Bajka

    Peter Bajka, the control system pioneer who founded the company that became Compool, died July 17. He was 78 years old.

  • In Memoriam: Ben Solakian

    Industry pioneer Ben Solakian died July 14. He was 80.

  • Pool Firms Boost Leads with Pinterest

    When prospective clients started showing him pools they’d “pinned” during sales calls, Bill Murphey knew it was time to join Pinterest

  • Schobel Leaves BioLab

    After more than 36 years, longtime BioLab executive and APSP office holder Charlie Schobel has left the firm.

  • Upping the Ante

    There’s a lot of talk about how the economy, consumer attitudes and the Internet have put added pressure on industry professionals.

  • Lobbying Leads to ADA Extension

    When it comes to the Americans With Disabilities Act, public pool operators can breathe a sigh of relief … for now.

  • New CEO on Horizon for APSP

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals expects to begin its search for a new chief executive officer next year.