Punta Gorda Built Right acquired by Fluidra

June 23rd, 2021

By Charlotte County Economic Development


PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA, June 16, 2021:  The Charlotte County Economic Development Office announces that Fluidra, a Spanish owned company and global leader in pool and wellness equipment, has completed the acquisition of all of the substantial assets of Built Right, a trusted Florida-based manufacturer of heat pumps.

Built Right specializes in manufacturing and servicing high-performance heat pumps from its Punta Gorda, Florida, headquarters. Known for its attention to detail and high-touch customer service, Built Right is a well-respected manufacturer within Florida, the largest heat pump territory within the United States. Dave Gammon, Director of the Economic Development Office said, “For years it’s been a pleasure working with Built Right through our Business Retention and Expansion Program, and we look forward to their next chapter of growth in Charlotte County as the company expands its manufacturing business and adds 30 new jobs in our community!”

Bruce Brooks, CEO of Fluidra, said: “The purchase of Built Right will allow us to further expand our product portfolio and increase our presence in the fast-growing North American heat pump category and represents an important step forward in our strategic plan for the area.”

The addition of Built Right heat pumps to the Fluidra portfolio further strengthens the company’s position as a leader in pool and spa heating solutions. Built Right will continue to operate out of its Punta Gorda, Florida, headquarters.

About Fluidra

Fluidra, a Spanish listed firm, is the global leader in the pool and wellness equipment business. It

provides innovative products, services and Internet of Things solutions. The company operates in

over 45 countries and owns a portfolio of some of the industry’s most recognized and trusted brands,

including Jandy®, AstralPool®, Polaris®, Cepex®, Zodiac®, CTX Professional® and Gre®.

To learn more about Fluidra, visit www.fluidra.com