SOURCE: Vortex


January 20, 2015 03:27 ET

Vortex International Opens Office in Spain

Company Continues Expansion With Third European Office

MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2015) - Vortex Aquatic Structures International (, a manufacturer and world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment solutions, has announced the opening of a new sales and customer service support office based in Valencia, Spain. The office is open and operational immediately.

Following the opening of two sales offices in France in 2014, the new office will provide full sales, technical and customer support to customers based in Spain with an emphasis on design assistance and solutions development.

Vortex has named Rafa Sánchez to Business Development Manager for Spain. Sánchez, an industrial engineer with strong sales and business development acumen, previously spent six years as a Vortex product specialist and commercial project manager for a Vortex distributor. He has extensive knowledge of the company's products, and is networked with customers and installers. 

"Over the years, Rafa has developed close relationships with key players in the Spanish market. These connections will contribute to our strategy for this market segment," said Stephen Hamelin, president, Vortex International. "As a follow-up to our recent openings of two offices in France, this new office in Spain further demonstrates our commitment to the European market place."

The Vortex portfolio of innovative water play products and solutions, including Splashpad®, Poolplay™, Spraypoint™ and Water Journey™, will be available through the Valencia office.

The new Vortex office is located:

C/ Bernardina Torres, 6
Silla, Valencia
Telephone: 34 609 852 938

The company recently announced a significant expansion of its manufacturing plant in Montreal to provide additional capacity for its global markets.

About Vortex 

Vortex Aquatic Structures international, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, was founded in 1995 with the introduction of the first Splashpad®. Vortex's use of the highest quality materials coupled with unique, inspiring design and state-of-the-art engineering, positioned the company as the world leader in aquatic play solutions.

In addition to its operations in Montreal, Vortex has regional sales and technical support offices in California, Michigan and Texas in the USA, Lyon and Paris in France, Valencia in Spain, and Shanghai and Beijing in China. The company has a global marketing and distribution network supporting Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and Latin America.

With over 6,000 installations worldwide, Vortex's mission is to lead the aquatic play industry by continuing to develop the most fun, innovative and safe products for families and children of all ages and abilities.

For more information on Vortex Splashpad®, Poolplay™, Spraypoint™, Water Journey™ and Watermark solutions, please visit the company's website at

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