Animal health company hosts open house
After moving to its new corporate headquarters in December 2012, the ribbon cutting ceremony for animal health supplement manufacturer Vets Plus, Inc. (VPI) took place February 13, 2013. Attended by community officials and employees, the ceremony was a successful celebration of the company's continued growth.
The ribbon cutting took place at noon, followed by a presentation from VPI President and CEO Raj Lall, a brief tour, and luncheon. During his speech, Lall emphasized the opportunities for further growth. He said, "Vets Plus will continue to offer more innovative products and expand. We have several new technology developments in the pipeline that we are excited to be working on with our strategic partners."
Approximately 100 guests and employees gathered for lunch at the end of the event. Lall extended his thanks to the local dignitaries who attended, saying, "I am honored by the show of support from the Menomonie community. I'm grateful to everyone who came and helped us to celebrate our success."
About Vets Plus, Inc.
Vets Plus, Inc. (VPI), located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of animal health and nutrition products, including Probios®, Replamin®, Swine Prefer, Pets Prefer, Goats Prefer and Horses Prefer product lines.
Founded in 1990 by entrepreneur Raj Lall, VPI began manufacturing and distributing animal health and nutrition products. By 2002, VPI had formed a strategic marketing and manufacturing alliance with Chr. Hansen in Denmark, thus earning the license to market and manufacture the Probios® line of products. From 2005-10, VPI, was known as BOMAC Vets Plus, Inc., after a partnership agreement was reached with Bomac of New Zealand. During that time, the company also formed a strategic marketing and manufacturing alliance with Albion Animal Health on Replamin® and Pull Thru® brand products (2008). Following the acquisition of BOMAC New Zealand by Bayer (Germany) in late 2010, the company has successfully transitioned back to Vets Plus, Inc., and now boasts over 100,000 square feet of manufacturing / warehouse / office space. VPI is proud of its continued growth into a leader within the animal health industry and ability to manufacture more than 350 products, while maintaining ISO-9001:2008 and NASC certifications, and remaining cGMP and AFFCO compliant. VPI is also a member of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).