Market-leader Waterco dominates national industry awards
Master Pool Builders Association Australia hails Oxiswim a gamechanger
Sydney, Australia, 18 August 2022 – Water treatment manufacturer and distributor Waterco Limited (ASX:WAT) has dominated this year’s industry awards, securing eight different accolades from the Master Pool Builders Association of Australia (MPBAA) and various state entities of the Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (SPASA).
The eight awards, which highlighted Waterco’s technological, manufacturing and education prowess, include:
- 2022 Australian Product of the Year — MPBAA
- 2022 Best Automated System or Convenience Product — MPBAA
- Education and Training — SPASA South Australia
- Education and Training — SPASA Northern Territory
- New Product — SPASA Northern Territory
- Innovative Product Award — SPASA South Australia
- Supplier Salesperson Award — SPASA Victoria
- Best Supplier — SPASA Victoria
Nick Briscoe – Oxiswim inventor
“The SPASA Awards of Excellence are the swimming pool and spa industry’s most prestigious awards, attracting entries from every region in Australia and showcasing achievements in construction, design, manufacturing, supply, products, retail and service,” says SPASA Australia CEO, Lindsay McGrath
“The annual awards acknowledge the best, boldest, and most creative in the swimming pool and spa industry. Regional winners from across the country compete for Australia’s top prize of national winner in each category: the ultimate recognition as leaders in their field.
Waterco’s world-first Oxiswim water treatment system
Oxiswim, a revolutionary breakthrough in water treatment technology, won the 2022 Australian Product of the Year at the highly coveted industry awards.
“A viable alternative to chlorine as an effective water sanitiser has alluded the industry for decades, which is what makes Oxiswim a gamechanger,” says MPBAA CEO Chris Samartzis. “Consumers now have a choice thanks to Waterco, which is championing sustainability and social responsibility by investing in products like this.”
Samartzis says winning Australian Product of the Year shows Waterco to be a beacon of innovation.
“This nationally acclaimed award puts Waterco on a pedestal for chasing healthy water and energy efficiencies that make a difference in the community,” he says.
Oxiswim inventor Nick Briscoe, who has been developing various iterations of the product with Waterco for more than a decade, is thrilled to receive industry recognition.
“This revolutionary water treatment solution is the first of its kind ever offered in the swimming pool sector to prevent biofilms from flourishing,” he explains. “Knowing it met all the criteria, from compliance and safety to conservation, is very rewarding.”
Right: Luke Helbig – Waterco Warranty & Service Manager, Scott Sutherland – Waterco VIC Manager,
Darrin Feldman – Waterco Sales Representative, Darren Kane - Waterco Sales Representative and
Chris Smith – ANZ Business