Zodiac Pool Systems Inc Introduces Pump Series and Rejuvenates Replacement Market

Jandy®’s New FloPro™ Pump Series Couples Performance with Easy Installation Energy-Efficiency

VISTA, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2009) – Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc., a worldwide provider of pool and spa products, today announced the launch of Jandy’s FloProPump Series for the replacement market. The new model provides easy drop-in installation and is available in several different sizes, making for an easy replacement solution that will work with all other manufacturer’s filtration systems. Additionally, the Jandy FloPro offers a compact filtration alternative to other products on the market.

“Zodiac’s goal is to create products that are easy for homeowners to use, while still advancing innovation within the industry,” explains Steve Gutai, Director Product Management--Hydraulics for Zodiac. “The FloPro Pump Series offers a sleek and compact alternative to the majority of pumps on the market – the ideal solution for homes with small equipment areas.”

FloPro Pump Series Leads Industry through Design and Efficiency

Consumers will find the Jandy FloPro Pump Series provides quality performance, maximum effectiveness and dependability for both pools and spas, contained within an ultra-compact body. Filtration needs are met with guaranteed results, thanks to state-of-the-art features that provide:

  • Energy- and Cost-Efficiency – A medium-head, high-flow pump supplies uncompromising power to filter and recirculate pool and spa water while maintaining energy efficiency to keep costs down.
  • Easy Installation – The Jandy FloPro Pump Series allows for “inline” connectivity, eliminating unsightly pipes and plumbing. Variable sizes and an adjustable base seamlessly work with many existing pumps, including Hayward®, Super Pump®, Pentair® WhisperFlo® and SuperFlo® pumps.
  • Easy of Use – The innovative drop-in pump is equipped with an Ergonomic Cam-Lock lid for easy alignment, handle pump brackets and 2-inch pump unions.

The dependable FloPro Pump Series is Versa Plumb™ compatible and available in two speed models ranging from 1.0 to 2.0 horsepower. For quality performance, maximum efficiency and dependability, with guaranteed results, the FloPro is the perfect choice when a cost-saving solution in a small equipment area is needed. The unit retails for between $539 and $802. It is now offered through pool supply dealers nationwide or by calling the Zodiac Customer Care Center at 800-822-7933, Monday through Friday from 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Pacific Time.

About Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.
Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Zodiac Marine & Pool and a Carlyle Group portfolio company, is a world leader in swimming pool and spa products. The company’s comprehensive product lines are marketed under the leading brand names of Baracuda®, Jandy®, Nature2®, Polaris®, and Cover-Pools®. Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, earth-friendly pool products and systems available. To learn more about Zodiac, visit www.zodiacpoolcare.com or call 800-822-7933.

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Hayward® is a registered trademark of Hayward Manufacturing Co., Inc. Super Pump® is a registered trademark of Hayward Industries, Inc. Pentair® is a registered trademark of Pentair, Inc. WhisperFlo® is a registered trademark of Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc. SuperFlo® is a registered trademark of Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc.