Hayward Industries, Inc. Acquires Kripsol Group


For more information, contact:
Dave MacNair
Phone: 908.351.5400
Email: pr@hayward.com

ELIZABETH, NJ (July 25, 2016) — Hayward Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial pool equipment, has announced it has acquired Kripsol Group, headquartered in Yuncos, Spain.

"We've had a long standing relationship with Kripsol and are delighted to add their portfolio of products and management talent to Hayward. This combination also fulfills our strategy of manufacturing close to our customers," said Clark Hale, President of Hayward Industries.

Founded in 1988 in Madrid, Spain, Kripsol markets its products around the world under the Kripsol and Fiberpool brands. Kripsol manufactures a broad line of products including pumps, filters, ladders, lights, salt chlorinators, and controls. Miguel Garcia Sánchez, General Manager of Kripsol, expressed his enthusiasm for the transaction, "This will provide a positive transformation for our company and employees. Joining with a global leader enhances our ability to serve our customers in Europe, the Middle East and the rest of the world." Kripsol will continue to operate as a separate entity.

About Hayward
Hayward Industries, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of residential and commercial pool equipment and industrial flow control products.

Headquartered in Elizabeth, NJ, Hayward markets a full line of energy efficient pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heaters, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, and flow control products.

Hayward products are sold worldwide. For more information contact Hayward at 908.351.5400.