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    Bird on a Wire

    Pool and spa professionals will find using Twitter simple with this exclusive two-part how-to tutorial.

     
  • What Customers Want

    Whether a customer is buying a puppy or a pool, certain sound business practices will go a long way toward ensuring a company's success.

     
  • NSPF Taps Sawyer

    The National Swimming Pool Foundation, based in Colorado Spring, Colo., has Christopher Sawyer as mission development specialist to help foster its education efforts.

     
  • Nordic Hot Tubs Adds Directors

    Nordic Hot Tubs, manufacturer of spas based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has appointed Kristin Woiteshek as director of operations and Charlie Strong as director of sales and marketing.

     
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    A Passion for Swimming

    Karen Andrus-Hughes, marketing manager at S.R. Smith, is a U.S. Masters Swimmer who loves to compete. In 2012, she had the greatest number of No. 1 times in her age group, and all 11 top U.S. times stayed No. 1 in the World Rankings for 2012.

     
  • Delta UV Hires Tillman

    Delta UV, a manufacturer of UV technology based in Gardena, Calif., has hired Dan Tillman as eastern regional sales manager.

     
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    Foreign Entrapment Suit to be Heard in USA

    A Florida judge has decided to hear a case involving an entrapment that occurred out of the country.

     
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    Circulate Savings by Selecting the Right Pump

    Choosing the right pump will help eliminate dead zones in pools while cutting energy use.

     
  • Namco Filing Names Management Issues

    Namco, a retailer of swimming pools, supplies and accessories with 37 stores throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, has filed for bankruptcy.

     
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    Hachik Reaches Milestone

    This year marks Hachik Distributors’ 90th year in business. To celebrate, the company, based in Aston, Penn., has begun to commemorate the occasion with a series of special events.

     
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    Lawsuits Cite ADA Breaches

    The first pool-and-spa-related Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits have been filed.

     
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    Cleaner Sales Begin to Pop

    As pool sales climb, more buyers are having cleaning systems installed. Here, a look at the different types of automatic pool cleaners.

     
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    IPSSA Turning Around Membership Slide

    After months of falling membership, IPSSA has seen its numbers increase after a change in requirements

     
  • Odyssey and Tri-Star Plastics Merge with Hi-Rel

    Anaheim-based Odyssey Systems and Tri-Star Plastics has merged with Hi-Rel Plastics & Molding.

     
  • Famous Attorney with Industry Ties Passes

    Lewinsky attorney William Ginsburg has died. Before taking on more visible clients, he represented the pool industry in several cases.

     
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    Pool Management Companies Achieve J-1 Ruling

    J-1 visa regulations clarified for pool management companies

     
  • The State of Things

    Top pool and spa distributors discuss the state of the industry economy.