<p>Virbac (Australia) Pty Ltd is a specialist animal health company with its core business in sheep and cattle products, veterinary pharmaceuticals, a wide range of petcare products for dogs and cats, plus a broad range of products for horses. Virbac Australia 2008 sales turnover was more than A$50 Million. In Australia, Virbac employs over 130 personnel and all are passionate about animal health.</p>

<p>COMPANY OVERVIEW<br /> WSD Agribusiness or WSDA as we like to call it, was formed in August 2014 with the sale of Australian owned company Western Stock Distributors to the international company Zagro and local company Nextgen.&nbsp;</p> <p>WSDA has it&rsquo;s main manufacturing operations in Perth, Western Australia. WSDA stocks product in various regional locations around Australia and actively distributes them throughout merchandise stores in South Australia, Victoria New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and the Northern Territory. WSDA products are backed up by a team of sales and technical staff throughout the country.</p> <p>Zagro is leading worldwide Animal Health, Nutrition and Agricultural Chemical company with it&rsquo;s Head Office in Singapore.&nbsp;</p> <p>OUR HISTORY<br /> Western Stock Distributors was founded in the 1970&rsquo;s in Perth, Western Australia. Western Stock Distributors was one of the first Animal Health and Seed companies supplying to Australian farmers. Some of it&rsquo;s first products are household names like SPURT and TROUGH BLOXS.&nbsp;</p> <p>Since it&rsquo;s inception and several changes in ownership, the product range has grown to include a variety of sheep and cattle anthelmintics and pour ons, sheep nutritional and assorted other products for Australia and New Zealand.&nbsp;</p>

<p>Western Stock Distributors are a company based in West Perth in the Australian state of Western Australia. Their main business areas are sheep and cattle dips and drenches, animal food supplements, pasture seeds.</p>

<p>Zoetis is the leading animal health company dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 75 years of experience in animal health Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. In 2014 the company generated annual revenue of $4.8 billion. With approximately 10,000 employees worldwide at the beginning of 2015, Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in 120 countries.</p>

<p class="Intro">Sykes history stretches back to 1894, when Alfred Sykes set up a business in King St, New Plymouth in New Zealand.&nbsp; He first made cordials during summer and drenches and ointments during winter.&nbsp; As his business&nbsp;grew, he moved to&nbsp;Melbourne, Australia&nbsp;with his two sons to focus on expanding further into dairy.</p> <p class="Intro">As time moved on, John White,&nbsp;pharmacist and farmer, purchased Sykes from the Sykes family, and&nbsp;as part of a new family business&nbsp;set up new manufacturing facilities&nbsp;including the Sypharma business and purchased veterinary brands such as Potties, Rapidvite and Vetex with their own Australian History.</p> <p>wsd western stock distributors</p> <p>Western Stock Distributors are a company based in West Perth in the Australian state of Western Australia. Their main business areas are sheep and cattle dips and drenches, animal food supplements, pasture seeds.</p> <p>mars</p> <p>Our Australian business began when we started selling the iconic MARS<sup>&reg;</sup> bar here in 1954, followed by the launch of PAL<sup>&reg;</sup> and WHISKAS<sup>&reg;</sup> in 1965. We built our first factory in Wodonga, Victoria in 1966, and since then we have grown significantly, across the four segments of our business. Today, we have six manufacturing sites across Australia and New Zealand, and employ more than 2,000 Associates .</p> <p>With a turnover exceeding $1 billion , we are one of Australia&#39;s leading consumer brands companies, supplying local and export customers with high quality Food, Petcare, Chocolate, Gum and Confectionery products.</p> <p>Although most of our sales are in Australia and New Zealand, we export to more than 30 countries around the world.</p> <p>Whether it&#39;s the simple pleasure of savouring the world&#39;s best-loved chocolate and confectionery, the warmth that a healthy and contented pet brings to your family, or the rewards that come from creating fantastic tastes in your own home, Mars is the company behind many of the enduring brands Australians and New Zealanders (or Pacific consumers) have come to know and trust.</p>

<p>Jurox, based at Rutherford in the Hunter Valley Australia, is a family owned veterinary pharmaceutical company that markets in excess of 120 proprietary animal health products and employs over 100 staff in Australia and New Zealand.</p> <p>Jurox invests 15% of sales in research and development, much of which is carried out on the group&amp;rsquo|s own research stations. With an expanding export base and growing domestic business, Jurox markets products throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East, the United Kingdom and Europe. Jurox is now turning its attention towards North America.</p> <p>The Jurox manufacturing facility was the first in Australia to be GMP accredited by the APVMA. The Company is also TGA GMP certified under MRA, US FDA inspected, NATA recognised for compliance with the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice and ISO17025 Laboratory Accredited.</p>

<p>Bayer is an international, research-based group with major businesses in health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. Employing over 108,400 people worldwide, and 840 in Australia/New Zealand, the Bayer Group has a portfolio of over 5,000 products and operations in nearly all countries of the globe. Worldwide operations are managed from Group headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.</p> <p>Bayer aims for technological leadership in its core activities. Fundamental to our business is the acknowledgment that technical and commercial expertise involves a responsibility to work for the common good and contribute to sustainable development.</p> <p>In 2009 the Bayer Group recorded sales of EUR 31.2 billion, and invested heavily in research and development. Bayer&#39;s operations in Australia and New Zealand generated AU$724 million ($NZ903 million) in revenue in 2009</p>

<p>At Elanco, we provide those who raise and care for animals with solutions that empower them to advance a vision of food and companionship enriching life. We understand the powerful role healthy animals play in making lives better. As pets increasingly become important parts of our families, so too does the need to help them live longer, healthier, higher-quality lives. As the global population grows, so too will the need to meet the demand for safe, affordable food for all. Since our start at Eli Lilly and Company in 1954, Elanco has been working to empower our customers.</p>

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