Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Inc. bought the assets of Emperor Aquatics Inc. on Dec. 31, 2013, the company announced Feb. 10.

“This acquisition provides entry into the growing UV market and is the perfect complement to our existing commercial sanitization products,” said Karl Frykman, president of Pentair Aquatic System, in the press release.

Emperor Aquatics, based in Pottstown, Pa., is a supplier of water filtering and UV disinfection solutions, which is an increasing disinfection tool in the pool industry.