In an industry already experiencing historic sales, one segment seems to be standing out: fiberglass pools.
The category had already seen considerable growth over the last several years. Now, the COVID-19-driven demand has taken it to a new level, leading manufacturers to expand facilities and staff.
“Most of [our dealers] have ordered more than ever before,” said Ed Vondell, chief operating officer/co-owner of Fortville, Ind.-based manufacturer Thursday Pools. “So it’s like a double bump.”