North American Pet Products, a company that produces pet products and habitat displays that is located in Corona, Calif., has purchased Casco Group, Inc. The Casco Group makes aquariums and commercial pet display systems and will operate as a division of North American Pet Products. North American Pet Products will move Casco’s operations to its headquarters in Corona and other existing Casco facilities will remain at their respective locations. North American Pet Products now has a robust portfolio to actively target the pet industry at a worldwide scale which already has strong distribution in the North American Market. Yes, it seems that world domination is within reach, at least in the pet industry. Full press release after the break.
CORONA, Calif.—North American Pet Products has acquired the assets of Cerritos, Calif.-based CASCO Group Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of retail acrylic aquariums and commercial pet systems. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Teams from the two companies reacted immediately to ensure a seamless customer experience. The combined company now operates a 24/7 customer service support line for all commercial equipment. The expanded arrangement will continue to deliver enhanced habitat solutions to large and small companies that accelerate profitable growth through ingenuity, superior environments, and veterinarian approved designs.
The combined company will have 200 employees and will consolidate the Cerritos operations under the North American Pet Products world headquarters in Corona. CASCO Group Inc will operate as a division of North American Pet Products. Existing CASCO Group facilities in Utah, Illinois, and Mexico will continue operations as usual.
“We are so excited about the vast new resources available to us. This opportunity unites two great companies into one provider of point of sale display systems. We now have immediate access to 27 years of aquatic technology that is unsurpassed. CASCO Group fixtures can be found at public aquariums, museums, and amusement parks,” says Ron Bonner, president of North American Pet Products.
North American Pet Products now has more than 300 Commercial Habitat customers including leaders such as PETSMART, Petco, Wal-Mart, Petland, and Pet Supplies Plus. The combined companies will maintain a strong global presence across Europe with the product deployed and supported in over 20 countries and in 16 languages.
via [North American Pet]