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Neptune Benson Acquires Lawson Aquatics

Neptune~Benson, a manufacturer of commercial pool filtration systems, announced today that it has acquired the business of Lawson Aquatics, Inc. a manufacturer of main drain and rim-flow system components.  While Lawson Aquatics will be managed out of Neptune~Benson’s headquarters in Coventry, Rhode Island, the company will retain its key personnel and will continue to operate under the Lawson Aquatics name for the foreseeable future.

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Counsilman – Hunsaker Partners With FINA World Aquatics Convention

Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA), based in Lausanne, Switzerland is the sole worldwide sports organization governing swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming. FINA has signed a sponsorship agreement with Counsilman – Hunsaker for the 1st FINA World Aquatics Convention to be held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, September 27 – 29, 2010. The overarching objective of the 1st FINA World Aquatics Convention is to give delegates the best possible guidelines and information to move the five aquatic disciplines forwards in the 21st century in their respective country.

“We are delighted Counsilman – Hunsaker has agreed to support the FINA World Aquatics Convention. Counsilman – Hunsaker has a long history in designing world class aquatic facilities and there experience will be a tremendous benefit to the FINA delegates. Our competitions have been held in a number of Counsilman – Hunsaker pools and we look forward to working with them at the 1st FINA World Aquatics Convention”.

Organising Committee of the FINA World Aquatics Convention

“Counsilman – Hunsaker has designed over 120 Olympic sized pools of which 11 have held world records. Continuing our strong, supportive relationship with FINA for the 1st FINA World Aquatics Convention is reflective of the importance Counsilman – Hunsaker places on aquatic competition at the highest levels. We are excited to be a trusted founding sponsor of such an important world event for the future of competitive aquatics.”

Scot Hunsaker, President Counsilman – Hunsaker