Grows by 5% the number of water coolers connected to the main in SpainWater coolers. News 05/20/2013
El Prat de Llobregat, 20th May 2013
Spain has a total of 245,550 drinking water fountains, as data for 2011 contained in the report of Zenith International, consulting for food and beverage markets. The number of bottle water coolers decreased by 1.7% to reach 213,000 units, but the POU (Point of Use) coolers that are connected to the public water network are showing as a rising market which grew by 5% in 2011 and stood at 32,550 units.
Despite the current economic crisis, the water coolers connected to the main have been increasing every year of recession in Spain. If in 2007 there were 21,850 water coolers, the continued expansion of the market has been a cumulative increase of 48.97% in four years.Canaletas sells water coolers connected to the main in stainless steel and provides a convenient and economical use for businesses and public buildings. The drinking water coolers manufacturer recommended to complement the water cooler with a filter to improve the water from the public network.
In the case of bottles for water coolers, the market is more mature and does not have the same growth prospects that the one of water coolers connected to the main, but the decline in the number of water coolers in used has slowed, since according to the Zenith report was only 1.7% in 2011, when the previous year had been -5.3%.
In line with these positive data for water coolers market, Canaletas has increased its order of water coolers by 40% in the first quarter of 2013 thanks to its investment in R & D that has allowed it to create new water coolers to cover special niches and significant consolidation in the English market.
Canaletas is a family company founded in 1965 which focuses on designing and manufacturing all kinds of drinking water coolers and water coolers, along with the marketing of water filters. It has more than 40 different models adapted to the requirements of the end customer, as water coolers for companies, factories, home, schools ... etc.. Headquartered in El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona),the company has offices in Madrid, Andalusia and the Basque Country, as well as an extensive network of distributors covering the whole country. In turn, is also present in the European Union and exported to many different areas.
Currently, Canaletas is the most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains in Europe and is characterized by its innovative spirit, this can be seen by the numerous patents that have been registered throughout its 45 year history. The company is now run by the second generation and is notable for the quality of its products that stand the test of time and offer a "life cycle" superior to most other coolers and drinking fountains on the market.