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Company Overview

When you choose Aquatic, you’re choosing more than a shower, tub or other bath product. You’re choosing people who are the best at their craft.

Mission

Our skilled team of American workers strives to make products that make bathing a pleasure. We design with style and function in mind to assure the best fit for every home and lifestyle need.

History

Established through the 2010 merger of Lasco Bathware and Aquatic Whirlpools into a single company rebranded simply as Aquatic. At the time of the merger, both companies were longstanding leaders in different segments of the bathware industry and owned by Tomkins PLC, a global engineering and manufacturing group serving the automotive and building markets. In September 2014, Aquatic was purchased by The Sterling Group, a middle market equity firm renowned for acquiring and accelerating the growth of businesses in the manufacturing, distribution and industrial service categories. 2015 marks 50 years that Aquatic has been producing some of the world’s finest bathware.

Market Share

Supplies more than one-fourth of all bath fixtures sold annually in the United States.

Headquarters

Anaheim, CA

Markets

Distributors of building supplies, professional builders, architects, designers, other specifiers, manufactured housing companies, hotels, hospitals, colleges and universities, and consumers who are building and remodeling homes.

Products

More than 300 tubs, showers and bathware accessories across three product lines.

  • Luxury Hydrotherapy – therapeutic bath products designed to soothe, relax and target areas of stress
  • Everyday Bathware – showers, tubs and remodel products providing quality and value
  • Accessible Bathing – safe, stylish products for bathers of all ages

Plants

Nationwide network of state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Nevada, Washington, Texas, Virginia, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Distribution

Through the company’s own trucking operation of 100-plus tractor-trailers, ensuring on-time delivery nationwide.

Leadership

Management team has many decades of combined experience in building and other industries involving large manufacturing, distribution and service operations.

Employees

Approximately 800

Ownership

Owned by The Sterling Group, a private equity investment firm that targets controlling interests in basic manufacturing, distribution and industrial services companies. Typical enterprise values of these companies range from $100 million to $500 million. Currently, the Houston-based firm has more than $1 billion of assets under management through two active funds.

Website

www.aquaticbath.com