IRVING, TEXAS — Animal Supply Company is expanding its pet food and supply distribution center in Monroe, N.J. to meet growing demand in the Northeast United States. The facility will be expanded to 120,000 square feet to support the company’s operations in the tri-state and New England areas.
“Our northeast expansion is fueled by our passion to connect the brands and customers we serve to those who love pets,” said Tim Batterson, chief executive officer of Animal Supply Company. “Each day, over a thousand ASC teammates at our 18 facilities across the country serve our customers… This is one more achievement of our long-term strategic goals designed to help independent pet retailers deliver success across the entire nation.”
The pet product distributor will now offer thousands of premium pet food and supply products to independent pet retailers across the northeastern United States. The company will also offer its ASC Connect feature to retailers in the area, which helps brick-and-mortar pet specialty retailers compete online with the growing e-commerce and direct-to-consumer markets for pet products.
Two pet food and treat producers commented on their current partnership with Animal Supply Company, and expressed enthusiasm for the company’s expansion in the northeastern United States.
“Twenty years ago, Primal Pet Foods took a big first step in partnering with Animal Supply Company as our first distributor in Northern California,” said Matt Pirz, vice president of sales at Primal Pet Foods. “It’s been a long and beneficial partnership over the years, our companies have grown and evolved together over the years helping to create a national infrastructure supporting the growth of the frozen category at neighborhood pet specialty and it’s really satisfying to announce today that Animal Supply Company now distributes Primal Pet Foods in all 50 States.”
Basel “Vasili” Nassar, founder of Boss Nation Brands, Inc., added, “Navigating the pet food industry can be a challenge for the best of us. In cooperation with Animal Supply Company, our two brand pillars, Boss Dog® and Boss Cat®, continue to experience tremendous growth despite industry and global challenges! This is a testament to the hard work that Animal Supply industry professionals have consistently exercised, in a combined effort, to build our brand(s)’ awareness. We are enthusiastic about the recent NE market expansion; and greatly look forward to continued growth.”
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