The British exhibitor group at Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida (March 21-23, 2018) is being organised by PetQuip, a UK pet trade association, for the eighth consecutive year. In addition to supporting the UK pet product exhibitors, the PetQuip association is organizing and manning a British petcare information booth (1270) for the benefit of visiting buyers.
Among the new products being launched by British suppliers exhibiting at Global Pet Expo will be luxury dog accessories, a range of pet treats and coats, pet cleaning and hygiene products, flea and bug repellents, chicken coop safety features and pet treat packaging.
ChickenGuard (Booth 1173) is a manufacturer of products for the backyard chicken owner. The company is known for its ChickenGuard range of automated chicken coop door openers that provide protection against predators. ChickenGuard has been upgraded with new features requested by chicken owners. Three models of a new door kit have been developed to complement the ChickenGuard unit.
CarPET - Pet Hair Remover (Booth 1167) produces pet hair removers. It caters to retailers in the global pet, motor, caravan and equestrian sectors. The company has chosen Global Pet Expo to launch a practical and effective cleaning product for dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and other pets; the latest addition will complement its existing products.
Group55 (Booth 1266) is a manufacturer of pet care hygiene products. The company’s facility includes development and testing laboratories that support a multi-disciplinary team working with retailers and brand owners in more than 50 countries. The firm delivers full turnkey solutions including NPD, benchmarking, market insights, testing, regulatory services, manufacturing, brand development, marketing and product training.
Law Print and Packaging (Booth 1169) produces a range of bags for pet treats and foods, and is showcasing its latest packaging innovations for retailers, including the Pavlov's Treat Bag. Also new are bespoke pet food packaging for brand owners and manufacturers. The company’s team of specialists spans the packaging supply chain including design, print, quality assurance and international logistics.
Teddy Maximus (Booth 1268) is showing its range of Teddy Maximus luxury British dog accessories products. The range includes a dog carrier that doubles as a travel bed. The company also has a complementary range of bow ties, toys, coats, beds, neckerchiefs, collars and leashes. The range has finishing details such as solid brass fittings from a British foundry that holds a Royal warrant.
Trilanco (Booth 1272) is known for its ranges of pet care, healthcare, pet household and pet wear. Trilanco stocks over 16,000 products with new lines being added on a regular basis. Trilanco is showcasing new ranges at Global Pet Expo, including pet treats, coats and pet care goods from brands such as Country Pet, Easidri, Furminator, Mark and Chappell, Ralph & Co, Waterless and more.
PetQuip (Booth 1270) is the International Trade Association of Pet Equipment Suppliers. The PetQuip team assists and promotes the development of international trade in the pet equipment sector, providing a catalyst for business contact between UK manufacturers, suppliers and international buyers.
PetQuip has published the PetQuip Buyers’ Guide, which includes a directory of members’ product ranges. Copies will be available to all buyers visiting the PetQuip stand. PetQuip is part of The Federation of Garden & Leisure Manufacturers Ltd, which since its formation 55 years ago has built up close contacts within the North American market.
WildWash (Booth 1171) is showing its recently launched Pro Flea and Bug Repellent. The product represents a year of work for WildWash, sourcing ingredients from around the world that have been selected as the most effective insect repelling botanicals in their country of origin. The resulting product uses a blend of essential oils recognized for flea repellent properties, while also deterring flies, ticks, mosquitoes and other parasites. The combination of horsetail, eucalyptus and nettle can be applied freely and liberally and is suitable for use on both dogs and horses. The repellent also helps condition and brighten the coat for a glossy shine.
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