Jacuzzi

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Jacuzzi
Type Private
Industry Plumbing manufacturing
Founded 1915
Founders Francesco, Rachele, Valeriano, Galindo, Candido, Giocondo and Giuseppe Jacuzzi
Headquarters Valvasone (PN) Italia
Area served (USA), Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Central and South America (excluding Brazil and Chile)
Products mattresses, hot tubs, bath tubs, showers, toilets, sinks and accessories
Revenue $1,202.4M (2006)[1]
Net income US$40.4M (2006)[1]
Owners Apollo Management
Employees 4,907
Subsidiaries Sundance Spas, ThermoSpas
Website Jacuzzi.com

Jacuzzi is an Italian multinational corporation that produces whirlpool bathtubs and hot tub spas. Its first product was a bath with massaging jets.

In October 2006, Apollo Management, a large private equity firm, announced a $990 million leveraged buyout of Jacuzzi Brands.[2]

In 2008 Jacuzzi moved its world headquarters to The Shoppes at Chino Hills.[citation needed]

In May 2012, Jacuzzi Group Worldwide acquired the assets of ThermoSpas, a Wallingford Connecticut based manufacturer of spas and hot tubs. [3]

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