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Master Spas Inc. / Headquarters: Fort Wayne, Ind. / Specialty: Spas and hot tubs Master Spas: “Safety is absolutely the top priority at Master Spas.” In the Details master spas says it sets the standard with versatility, safety and efficiency. All products, especially when made for the general public, are always fashioned with the ultimate goal to be user-friendly. That term encompasses many things – highquality, efficient, reliable, versatile and safe are just a few of the characteristics associated with user-friendly products. Master Spas Inc., a manufacturer of spas and hot tubs, has spent the last 30 years perfecting the user-friendliness of its products. In its 250,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Ind., Master Spas manufactures four product lines that fit a variety of needs. Its Legend Series includes seven models, from the smaller LSX 557 to the new LSX 1000, with a built-in lounge for sunbathing or relaxing. One of its most versatile series, the H2X, is a line of jetted swim and fitness spas for aquatic fitness, therapy, swimming or recreation. The Twilight Series Spas features several hot tubs that engages the senses, combining hydrotherapy and gently glowing lights accompanied by music for a therapeutic and relaxing effect. Its Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spas by Master Spas, designed with the gold-medal Olympic swimmer’s input, is a line of European-inspired style spas for swimming, fitness and therapy. Though each line has its differences, Master Spas says the lines are designed to set the industry standard. “At Master Spas, we worked for nearly 30 years to perfect your spa experience,” the company says. “Each hot tub is master-crafted to achieve enhanced, innovative therapy and 148 WINTER 2012 master spas says each component of its spas and hot tubs works together to achieve prime results. high-tech advancements in construction, performance, insulation, filtration and heating systems.” Beginning with its powder-coated box steel reinforcements, which provides the most durable frame available, the company says, each component of a Master Spa works together to achieve prime results. The frame is finished with a high-density polymer base that keeps heat in and pests out. Behind that, each Master Spa includes icynene foam insulation, making these spas some of the most energy-efficient in the industry, according to the company. “Master Spas meet the stringent energy standards of the California Energy Commission,” the company says. “The Advanced Insulation System with icynene has dramatically raised the bar on standard urethane foam insulation systems used by almost all U.S. spa manufacturers. The Icynene Insulation System expands to 100 times its initial volume in seconds to insulate and airseal the spa envelope. The resulting blanket of soft foam insulation forms a continuous thermal barrier that eliminates cold spots and significantly reduces energy costs. A consistent, comfortable temperature is maintained inside the spa, while cold air is kept outside.” The insulation also helps support the weight of the spa’s plumbing system. The plumbing systems are

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Manufacturing Today - Winter 2012
Wauseon Machine
Applied Energy Solutions
Carter Control Systems
Global Technology Systems
Positech Corp.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Carbide Products
Datacard Group
Fullerton Tool Co. Inc.
Honda of South Carolina
Fintube LLC
Sapa Extrusions North America
ACE Controls Inc.
Vendors Exchange International Inc.
EXEL North America
DJO Global
Capewell Components Co.
U.S. Sugar Corp.
Industrial Magnetics Inc.
Lakeside Plastics Ltd.
Norpak Handling Ltd.
Mid-State Machine Products
TenCate Protective Fabrics
The Dupps Co.
Western Manufacturing Ltd.
Wisconsin Plastics Inc.
Metrolina Greenhouses
LaSalle Bristol LP
Clarion Bathware
DAP Products Inc.
Honsa Ergonomic Technologies Inc.
Engineered Material Solutions LLC
Master Spas Inc.
Nypro Inc.
Kelly-Moore Paints
Palomar Technologies
U.S. Chemical & Plastics Inc.
Varflex Corporation
Votaw Precision Technologies
Watry Industries
Wigwam Mills
Banker Steel Co.
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