On February 10, 2014, Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Inc announced that it bought the assets of Emperor Aquatics on December 23rd of last year. Emperor Aquatics is "a leading supplier of UV disinfection and water filtering solutions" according to Pentair's News Release. Pentair chose to purchase their assets, to address concerns of biosecurity in Aquaculture and the increased use of UV disinfection in the Pool Industry." Pentair's president, Karl Frykman, believes that "this acquisition provides entry into the growing UV market and is the perfect complement to existing commercial sanitization products." Check out PoguePoolSpa.com to learn more about what's going on in our industry.