Great Lakes Automatic Pool Cover

September 1, 2021

Merger Announcement

GLAPC is now a part of CoverSafe, Inc.

Great Lakes Automatic Pool Covers (GLAPC) is now part of Coversafe, Inc.  Beginning September 1, 2021, combined business operations are moving forward using the ‘Great Lakes Automatic Pool Covers and CoverSafe, Inc.’ brands. 

Bob Elder, President of GLAPC, is retiring after a 45 year career in the swimming pool industry.  We wish him the best in his future endeavors and recognize the many contributions that he has made to the industry, its members and his team members.  Greg Maynard will continue running operations in the state of Michigan as a Regional Leader for Coversafe.  He will continue to work closely with existing and new clients and his team members as he has always done.  The GLAPC team will continue to serve Michigan customers out of the existing Muskegon location.  

Current GLAPC customers and pool builders may continue to schedule service or appointments by using the direct phone number:  (866) 746-8444, or by using this contact form. Additionally, online ordering and scheduling for annual automatic pool cover maintenance are now available. 

GLAPC's Greg Maynard and Bob Elder with Adam Marble

Key Benefits

During the last eight years, Coversafe has developed a model for providing exceptional service and response times through promoting engaged team members and establishing service centers close to customers. Some of the improvements that Coversafe will bring to GLAPC include:

  • Additional locations in Kalamazoo, MI and Detroit, MI will be opened prior to the 2022 season. Some of the GLAPC team members in the existing Muskegon location will be relocated to lead those locations. This move will produce quicker response times and increase capacity.  

  • Modernized service scheduling and inventory management software

  • Increased stocking of pre-pour materials at existing and new locations

  • Change in organizational structure that will continue to promote personalized customer service while allowing the organization to grow in size and ability to handle the increased demand for automatic pool cover systems. 

About CoverSafe, Inc.

CoverSafe, Inc. is an automatic pool cover distributor providing sales, distribution, installation and maintenance services. Currently, CoverSafe has several service centers located across the United States – Click here to view all service center locations.

Adam Marble, President of Coversafe, has 20 years in the automatic pool cover industry with nine of those years serving as President. Adam’s focus is on growing the abilities and improving the lives of his team members. He believes they are Coversafe’s greatest competitive advantage. This focus on team members allows Coversafe to establish service centers that are close to pool owners while consistently delivering personalized service.

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