Kemin sells RESOURCES™ veterinary supplement line to Garmon
DES MOINES, Iowa – October 13, 2014 – Kemin Industries is selling its companion animal health line of veterinary supplements, RESOURCES™, to Garmon Corporation of Temecula, Calif.
"This is a positive development for customers as Garmon is dedicated to the development, manufacturing and servicing of veterinary supplements to the companion animal health industry," said Andrew G. Yersin, Ph.D., Kemin president of the companion animal health division. "In addition, this transaction will allow Kemin to focus on its core mission of developing innovative, specialty ingredients for industry partners that deliver nutrition and health benefits to people and animals."
Customer service is a top focus for both organizations. Kemin and Garmon will work cooperatively on a seamless transition to ensure ongoing customer orders are serviced efficiently with no interruption in product supply. Garmon will begin marketing the products Nov. 1, 2014.
"The high quality, effectiveness and innovation behind the RESOURCES brand of supplements will continue under Garmon's direction," said Scott Garmon, president of Garmon Corporation. Garmon also confirmed that Dr. Ihor Basko, the innovator behind many of the product formulations, will continue his work as a consultant for the company. Like Kemin, Garmon is a member of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC), an organization committed to the highest quality standards in the companion animal industry.
The RESOURCES line of nutraceuticals for dogs and cats includes 18 different products across several categories including gastrointestinal (GI) health, joint support, pain support, immune support, urinary support, cardiovascular support, calming/stress and general wellness. Each product has been uniquely researched and formulated, combining ingredients and superior science with active probiotics, botanicals and antioxidants.
For questions or to place an order for deliveries effective Nov. 1, please contact Garmon at 888-628-8783 or [email protected]
Kemin – Inspired Molecular Solutions™
Kemin (www.kemin.com) provides "inspired molecular solutions" specifically developed to provide nutrition and health benefits for humans and animals. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where approximately 500 specialty ingredients are made for the global feed and food industries as well as the health, nutrition and beauty markets. A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has nearly 2,000 employees and operates in more than 90 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.