Ownership versus expansionBy Michelle L. CramerPhotography by Rey Chico Owners: Dave Harris and Mark WallisWhitby, OntarioTheSpaShoppe.caFacebookInstagramYoutube: The Hot Tub ChannelHot Tubs: HydropoolSwim Spas: HydropoolAccessories: CovanaChemicals: Capo, AquaFinesse, Natural Chemistry, ecoone In 2005, The Spa Shoppe opened in Brooklin, ontario, a rural area removed from the bustle of Whitby. Co-owner Dave
Natural Chemistry’s new Spa Clarify is a high-quality chitosan that quickly clarifies cloudy spa water and simultaneously improves spa filtration. This highly concentrated formula even works with high sanitizer levels. Specifically formulated for hot water, this product can be used while shocking hot tub water.
Announced at the end of January, KIK Custom Products Inc., the parent company of BioLab, Inc. (makers of BioGuard and SpaGuard), acquired NC Brands L.P. NC Brands manufactures specialty chemicals and related products for recreational pools and spas in North America and uses naturally-based enzyme technology in pool and spa water care. “The
NC Brands, pool and spa chemical manufacturer whose brands include SeaKlear and Natural Chemistry, has hired three to its sales team. Rick Rupert is the regional manager for the mid-Atlantic region. Jimmy McClean is the regional manager over Houston and southeast Texas. Charlie Tuttle is back at NC Brands after
Chemical brands moving forward with newly minted NC Brands In May, Natural Chemistry purchased the SeaKlear division of HaloSource, Inc. Natural Chemistry then rebranded as NC Brands, with its Natural Chemistry, SeaKlear and Red Leopard branded products all falling under the new name. NC Brands president Kate Thielscher says the