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HISTORY

1969

POOL

Astral was set up by four Catalonian families in 1969 to manufacture pool produts

1970

POOL

1976
International expansion begins with the estabishment of the first subsidiary in France (1976) and Italy (1977))

1980

POOL

International expansion continues with the establishment of offices in UK and Portugal

WATER

1984
Foundation of Cepex which produces fittings and valves for fluid handling

1986
Foundation of CTX, a company dedicated to manufacturing of chemical agents

1986
Foundation of Astramatic, a company dedicated to industrial water treatment

1990

POOL

Presence in United States, Middle East, Czech Republic and Australia

WATER

1998
Neokem and SNTE are created; both are focused on Water Treatment segment

1990 a 2005
International expansion: opening of subsidiaries in Portugal, USA, Mexico, Italy, France, Germany, Morocco and China

2002

POOL

Foundation of Aquaria Group which includes all the companies dedicated to the swimming pool sector

Banco Sabadell acquires a 20% stake in the company

2003

AQUARIA

Sponsor and official supplier of the world swimming championships

2005

AQUARIA

Appointment of Official FINA Partner by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)

WATER

International expansion: opening of subsidiaries in Portugal, USA, Mexico, Italy, France, Germany, Morocco and China

2006

AQUARIA

Aquaria incorporates three holdings to its structures: SNTE, CEPEX and NEOKEM to expand its activity into new water sectors

Acquisition of Hurlcon in Australia, MTH in Germany, Net Productos in Mexico and Idegis and Ceibsa in Spain.

2007

AQUARIA

Acquisition of Irrigaronne in France, Master Riego and ATH in Spain

FLUIDRA

Aquaria change its name to Fluidra in the framework of the group's entry to the Stock Market on October 31, 2007.

Acquisition of  Pacific Industrie in France
 

2008

POOL

Opening of subsidiaries in Belgium and Cyprus

Acquisition of Spei in Italy that becomes Certikin Italia

2009 

Merger in Spain of AstralPool España, Cepex  and  MasterRiego to become Fluidra España.

Merger in Spain of Certikin and CTX to become Certikin Pool Ibérica.

Opening of the first branch in Thailand and South Africa

2010 

Opening of new branches in Egypt, Malaysia and Middle East.

2011 

Adquisition of Aqua Products and Aquatron in USA and Israel.

Opening of a new branch in Brazil and Serbia (Fluidra Adriatic).

New branch of Fluidra South Africa in Cape Town.

2012

Opening of a new subsidiary in Indonesia and new division creation in Asia.

New branch openings in Jordan, Romania and Montenegro.

 


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