3D Corporate Solutions, a manufacturer of specialty proteins and fats used in premium pet food, has acquired Colorado-based specialty protein manufacturer All American Pet Proteins ("AAPP"). AAPP is a manufacturer of fresh and frozen proteins such as beef, lamb, bison and buffalo serving premium pet food brands in North America. The combined company is set to offer a full range of proteins and processing capabilities.
AAPP was founded in 2014 by John Landers and Craig Broughton. The business operates a fresh and frozen protein processing facility in Greeley, Colorado. The Company offers a range of value-added and customized solutions to customers with deep expertise in supply chains and value-added manufacturing.
3D is a manufacturer of specialty proteins and fats to the premium pet food sector. The company operates a network of six facilities in the U.S. that provide processed proteins and palatants to premium pet food brands and co-manufacturers. The company is owned by management, its founders, and Olympus Partners.
Olympus Partners is a private equity firm focused on providing equity capital for middle market management buyouts and for companies needing capital for expansion. Olympus manages funds in excess of US$8.5 billion on behalf of corporate pension funds, endowment funds and state-sponsored retirement programs. Founded in 1988, Olympus is an active, long-term investor across a broad range of industries including business services, consumer products, healthcare services, financial services, industrial services and manufacturing.
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