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Heatstar Revamps Online Presence For 40 years Heatstar have pioneered the innovation, design and manufacture of modern, highly energy efficient, climate control systems for swimming pools. During this time, the Isle of Wight-based business have become a market leader in this field with an enviable reputation for quality. To celebrate this important milestone the company have launched a new comprehensive website. The newly designed site offers quick and easy access to essential information and features that provide a more comprehensive understanding of Heatstar’s product range and services. The primary objectives of the redevelopment were focused on putting out up to date information, simplified content and increased mobile compatibility so the site can be accessed easily, whether from in the office, or on site with a customer. Visitors to the site will notice a clean, uncluttered and modern design, improved functionality and enhanced content focused on Heatstar’s mission to provide industry leading products, systems and services that meet the toughest standards for energy efficiency and compliance. Other website features include: A detailed Products page gives visitors the ability to see each system in the Heatstar product range with key features highlighted, along with essential downloads like product brochures. An Innovation section gives the user a detailed look into the market leading technology behind Heatstar systems that put the company at the forefront of innovation and sustainability. A Support page dedicated to the company’s unique after sales support including extensive information on maintenance agreements, as well as the industry training courses Heatstar offer. A blog section whereby all the latest Heatstar news updates and company stories are displayed in one place is also included along with case studies which highlight the company’s solutions at a variety of locations. Heatstar 01983 521465 www.heatstar.com

Neil Murray, Certikin International’s Managing Director, on site Inset: Visualisation of the new HQ by HTC Architects

Certikin Secures Its Future With A Move To A New HQ The site has been cleared and the first spade has been sunk in Certikin’s newly acquired site. If all goes to schedule, the business will be moving some two miles down the road from its current location in Witney, Oxfordshire to its bigger, state-of-the-art 125,000 sq. ft premises in 2021. Since 1990, Certikin’s headquarters and main distribution hub has been based in the busy thriving market town of Witney, where from its location on the Station Lane Industrial Estate over 8,000 product lines for both domestic and commercial pools are held in stock including wellness, spas, water park slides and equipment as well as a huge range of products for both new build and retro-fit markets. The new HQ for Certikin is located on Witney’s Downs Road and is part of the 24-acre site being developed by Tungsten Properties. Located just 500

metres from a new junction on the A40, it allows easy access to Oxford and Cheltenham and, in turn, the main arterial routes of the A34, M40 and M5 motorways. Neil Murray, Managing Director for Certikin commented: “Having outgrown our existing premises, we knew we needed to move to a bigger, better site but we were determined to stay in Witney with its excellent infrastructure and pool of labour. As well as being an ideal location, Tungsten Park offers us the space and enhanced facilities that we need to suit all the complex needs of our growing business. This, along with the improved access provided by the new A40 junction, should improve our operational efficiency and secure Certikin’s future as well as that of our 130-strong workforce.” Certikin International 01993 882602 www.certikin.co.uk

Twinscape Expands Its UK Operation Twinscape Group, the leading innovator of Hydrofloors® bespoke movable floors for swimming pools and spas has continued its growth with a move to a much larger UK facility in Ipswich, Suffolk. In addition to extensive office and presentation space, the new premises include dedicated Hydrofloors production space that is more than five times the size of the former site. There is also a dedicated assembly and testing area for the control panels and hydraulic systems, and an indoor stainless-steel demonstration pool measuring 4m x 9m with an integrated Hydrofloors moving floor system. Robertus Plompen, Chief Executive of Twinscape Group, explained: “Our business has come a long way since we moved from Belgium to the UK and established Twinscape Group Ltd in 2015 and opened our first UK production facility in Colchester, Essex.

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“It is certainly an exciting time for us. As well as moving into our spacious new site in beautiful Suffolk we are also expanding and developing our world-class team of designers and engineers. We are incredibly proud to say that, here in the UK, we have a full in-house design team, with mechanical and structural design engineers who do all of our R&D, design, production, drawings, 3D modelling and more. We also keep our manufacturing firmly in-house, pre-assembling and testing all of our stainless steel and industrial plastic components, as well as each and every one of our Hydrofloors control panels. We expect to continue this level of ownership over our processes to ensure the best service and quality in the future.” Twinscape Group Ltd 01473 938689 www.twinscapegroup.com

The new premises include dedicated Hydrofloors production space that is more than five times the size of the former site

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Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...