FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1400 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: June 26, 2008
Contact: Michael Moore, Vice President of Marketing, 770-521-5999
Jana Wright, Communications Manager, ext. 297
Re: Advantis to Hold Pricing through Sept.
Alpharetta, Ga. — Advantis Technologies, Inc., the manufacturer of
Leisure Time, GLB, Robarb, Applied Biochemists and Ultima brand pool
and spa care products, has announced that it will hold current
pricing through Sept. 30, 2008.
“Although the economic outlook for our industry is uncertain,
Advantis is working hard to remain the best source for pool and spa
water care products,” said Steve D’Onfro, president. “As part of
that effort, we have concluded that a price increase will be
necessary. However, in order to give our customers the best possible
market advantage, we are holding current pricing for the remainder
of the season.”
While several competitors have already raised prices or added fuel
surcharges, to date, Advantis has been able to absorb rising
Continuing increases in fuel prices may soon require Advantis to
recover a portion of these significant costs, cautions D’Onfro.
“Whatever the outcome, Advantis will do everything possible to
support our customers while providing the highest quality service
Advantis dealers are encouraged to contact their territory sales
managers for more information.
Advantis Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Rockwood Holdings,
Inc., manufactures some of the most popular specialty products for
swimming pool and spa water care. The Advantis product lines Leisure
Time, GLB, Robarb, Applied Biochemists and Ultima are sold by
professional pool and spa retailers throughout the United States.
For more information, call 800-445-2059 or visit PoolSpaCare.com.
Rockwood Holdings, Inc. is a leading global specialty chemicals and
advanced materials company. Rockwood has a worldwide employee base
of approximately 9,500 people and annual net sales of approximately
$3 billion. The company focuses on global niche segments of the
specialty chemicals, pigments and additives and advanced materials
markets. For more information on Rockwood, please visit