Bullfrog Spas Timeline
Bullfrog Beginnings and Important Events
David Ludlow establishes Bullfrog International, LC in Salt Lake City, Utah and commences to design a six-person spa with six JetPaks and two pumps.
Receives safety listing certification from Underwriters Laboratories.
Receives first of six U.S. patents for JetPak technology.
Product line of six spa models formally debuted in New Orleans at the NSPI Show.
Recognized as the 4th fastest growing company in Utah.
Signs exclusive license agreement with SCS Industries for the manufacturing and distribution of the Bullfrog product line in Australasia.
Completes new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bluffdale, Utah.
Bullfrog expands its market by launching the Tadpole Hot Tub brand.
David Ludlow inducted into the National Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
For the fourth year running, Bullfrog is ranked as one of Utah’s Top 100 Fastest
Enters into private label agreement with Villeroy & Boch for distribution of JetPak-equipped spas in Europe.
Receives compliance listing for appliance energy efficiency with the California Energy Commission.
- PoolandSpa.com Best of Class
- About.com Readers Choice - Best Hot Tub
- PoolandSpa.com Top 10 Hot Tubs
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
- Best of State
- Utah Top 100
- Pool & Spa Living Quality Buy
America’s top Hot Tubs and Spas
- TUV C/US
- Bauart TUV
5,754,989, 5,987,663, 6,000,073, 6,092,246, 6,256,805, 6,543,067.
Additional Patent Pending.
New Zealand: 334,093.
Other Patents Pending: 13 additional countries.