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BIVI: BIVI is a leader in the animal health industry with its portfolio of innovative vaccine and pharmaceutical solutions for the prevention and treatment of disease within the swine, cattle, equine and pet markets.  BIVI is the U.S. division of the global Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health GmbH.  Its U.S. headquarters are located within the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor in St. Joseph Missouri, with other sites in Ames, Fort Dodge and Sioux Center, Iowa.  Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing new medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.

NESTLE PURINA: A global leader in the pet products industry—promotes responsible pet care, humane education, community involvement and the positive bond between people and their pets. In the U.S., Nestle Purina Pet Care Co. is the number one pet care company in sales, volume and market share. Some of our most popular and trusted pet food brands include: Purina Dog Chow brand dog food, Purina Cat Chow brand cat food; Friskies brand cat food and treats; Fancy Feast gourmet cat food; Purina Beneful brand dog food and treats; Purina ONE brand dog and cat foods and Purina Pro Plan brand dog and cat foods and treats. Nestle Purina Pet Care Co. has a rich history of community involvement in the cities where we have manufacturing and research and development facilities, such as those found in St. Joseph. The Nestle Purina R&D Center, which is working on innovations in pet health and nutrition, is a stakeholder in the St. Joseph Innovation Stockyard and helps entrepreneurs connect with Purina.

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