FORTVILLE, Ind. — Fiberglass pool manufacturer Thursday Pools LLC has completed the expansion of its Fortville facility and held a ribbon cutting ceremony at 840 Commerce Parkway on February 1.
Attendees included Fortville town manager Joe Renner, planning administrator Adam Zaklikowski, Town Councilman Tim Hexamer, Patrick Calhoun, president of the Fortville Police Commission, Adam Brown of the Fortville Redevelopment Commission, LeAnne Whitesell, senior environmental manager for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), Jim Dodson, IDEM, Hani Sharaya, IDEM and Bruno Pigott, commissioner of IDEM.
At the event, Thursday Pools was also recognized by Pigott for their acceptance into the elite Indiana Environmental Stewardship Program, which is awarded to Indiana businesses that go above and beyond current environmental regulations and demonstrate a commitment to continuous environmental improvement. Attendees toured the expanded facility and learned more about the company’s unique designs and innovations in the fiberglass pool industry.
“We’re proud to be a part of the Fortville and Hancock County communities. As our business continues to grow, we look forward to contributing more to the growth of the local economy and creating more local jobs,” said Bill Khamis, Thursday Pools CFO.
The expansion took the manufacturing facility from 25,000 to 60,000 square feet and has allowed the company to double its hourly employee base. All of the construction work was done by the Thursday Pools workforce.
Thursday Pools is a leader in innovation and design in the fiberglass pool industry. Recent trademarks, patents and certifications include:
About Thursday Pools: With over 35 years’ experience in manufacturing fiberglass and composites, Thursday Pools designs and manufactures fiberglass pool shells that are handcrafted with the highest standards and craftsmanship. Thursday Pools distributes its fiberglass pools through a dealer network throughout the US and Canada.