Sundance® Spas Corporate Backgrounder
Sundance Spas, Inc. – internationally recognized for superior design – is the largest manufacturer and distributor of the most technologically advanced acrylic spas in the world. Since 1979, Sundance Spas has perfected the spa experience. Under the Jacuzzi Brands Corp. umbrella, Sundance Spas is devoted to improving health and lifestyles through its hydrotherapy benefits, including stress relief, health restoration and the creation of an environment for balanced living.
Sundance Spas portable and in-ground hot tubs and comprehensive line of backyard accessories are available through 750 specialty retail locations and in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Starting from a garage in Costa Mesa, California, Jim Clark and his two sons, Ron and Chuck formed a business around the emerging market for plastics. Originally manufacturing accessories for the automotive industry, in 1979 the Clarks turned to the portable hot tub business, creating an innovative spa that delivered superior quality and performance. This marked the birth of Sundance Spas.
In 1993, Sundance Spas attained success through the aggressive launch of an international sales program that added record numbers of retail locations around the world. In 1998, Sundance Spas became a part of Jacuzzi Group Worldwide family of companies. Today, Sundance Spas has grown to become a manufacturer of among the most technologically advanced and highest quality acrylic spas in the world.
Products and Technology
Sundance Spas leads the industry in the design and development of acrylic spa shells, heating and filtration systems, water purification, and programming/control systems. Recent innovations ensure that Sundance spa systems are as efficient as they are powerful, and no other spa manufacturer can match Sundance Spas’ track record for introducing new technologies in hydrotherapy. In fact, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has honored Sundance Spas with its prestigious John Holcomb Silver
Award for technical contributions to the spa industry.
Sundance Spas’ Firsts
Sundance Spas is credited with developing many industry-first features. In 1996, the company was the first manufacturer in the industry worldwide to receive ISO 9001 Certification. Today, every Sundance Spa model is manufactured to strict ISO 9001-2000 certification standards, the most comprehensive guideline of standards that apply to the design, manufacturing, installation, and service of every product. Manufacturing and quality processes are audited regularly to maintain this certification.
Sundance Spas developed the first stereo system with a docking station made for iPod® brand portable media players. The feature is standard on spas equipped with the SunSound Stereo option.
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