Vets Plus, Inc. Acquires Dairy Industry’s Merrick’s, Inc.
Friday, February 08, 2019
The acquisition of well-known dairy industry supplier Merrick's expands the Vet Plus portfolio and adds to its production capacity.
Vets Plus, Inc., a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of animal health and nutrition products, announced that it has acquired Merrick’s Inc., maker of boluses, tablets, powders and electrolytes serving the production animal industry.
The new entity, known as Merrick’s Animal Health, LLC, acquired Merrick’s assets effective December 14, 2018. It will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vets Plus, Inc., the Menomonie-based company founded in 1990 by Rajiv Lall. Vets Plus is an innovation leader in the global animal health industry, employing over 200 people at its Menomonie, Wisconsin campus.
Merrick’s Animal Health will continue to manufacture and sell its full line of products from its manufacturing plant in Wonewoc, WI. Sales and customer service operations will remain at its Middleton, WI office. All Merrick’s employees will stay with the new entity. All Merrick’s phone numbers and email addresses remain unchanged.