Robert W. Lowry Accomplishments
During the last 40 years Mr. Lowry has co-owned two chemical manufacturing companies – Leisure Time Chemical and Robarb and a publishing company – Service Industry News. He was technical director for the world’s largest retailer of pool and spa supplies, technology officer for an ozone manufacturer and consultant to numerous corporations from DuPont, Olin, Pentair, Natural Chemistry, Nalco, Teledyne Laars, LaMotte Company, Albemarle and FMC to small startup operations.
He has written eleven pool and spa water chemistry books, published more than 150 technical articles, written 29 “white” papers, written a monthly column for a major trade publication, given more than 500 water chemistry seminars and certified more than 1500 students to be CPOs. In addition, he has formulated, invented, developed and introduced more than 111 new chemical products into the pool and spa industry. He is one of the leading chemical experts in the pool industry.