The Desjoyaux swimming pool started out as a personal experience, and has now become a success story based on a concept and know-how.
Desjoyaux, the inventor !
Jean Desjoyaux imagined a simple product accessible to everyone, so that other families could enjoy the same happiness as his.
A new kind of pool based on two exclusive concepts : the single-piece structure and pipeless filtration.
The Desjoyaux swimming pool became popular very quickly. It continues to be successful today, thanks to its simplicity, craftsman's production values applied on an industrial scale, and the endless possibilities that it offers in terms of shapes, options, equipment, etc
Today Desjoyaux is the leading manufacturer of concrete in-ground swimming pools, with more than 210,000 pools built on all five continents.
Jean Desjoyaux imagined a simple product accessible to everyone, so that other families could enjoy the same happiness as his
50 years of Desjoyaux in key dates
1966 : Jean Desjoyaux, then a masonry contractor, builds his first pool to give his children some holiday fun at home
1969 : The Desjoyaux Bâtiment company is formed, operating in the building trade, tiling and swimming pool construction.
" All the difficult areas of the building trade combined in a single structure " Jean Desjoyaux
1974 : After testing several methods for building swimming pools, Jean Desjoyaux invents a new casing system and founds the Forez Piscines company to develop this new concept. He is joined by his first dealer, Patrice Payre in Clermont Ferrand. By now, Desjoyaux is building 120 swimming pools per year.
1978 : The first patent for " lost casing " is filed, 4 years after having the idea. The composition of this active permanent casing has changed over time.
1983 : Creation of a pipeless filtration system, a revolutionary product at the time.
1984 : Development of a network of exclusive dealers, partly thanks to this unique concept.
1988 : Introduction to foreign markets, starting with deployment in Spain.
1991 : Investment in a new production site, marking the transition from craftsmanship to industrialisation. Desjoyaux puts swimming pools within everyone's reach, thanks to the reduction in price. Pools are now being supplied at the increased rate of 4456 pools per year.
1992 : Listing on the second market of the Paris Stock Exchange. Plastic recycling begins.
1997 : First pool brand on television.
2000 : The new logo shows the last name only, for ease of pronunciation by an international audience. Recycling of HDPE balls in the structure.
2006 : Already over 300 points of sale in 70 countries !
2007 : A new grinding plant with a capacity of 9000 T/year is set up; integration of production techniques and processes on the site. 13,930 pools per year on average !
2011 : Integration of liner manufacture.
2014: Integration of a new manufacturing process: an extrusion workshop.
2015: Launch of the "Mobipool" floating pool, a world first.
Today : The children whose dad built the first swimming pool have been joined by the whole family to continue promoting the Desjoyaux company. Over the last 5 years, 50 million euros have been invested to bring you even more happiness.