Briefing Room

  • Apr 5, 2016
    press release

    Sothmann named chairman of international hides association

    Stephen Sothmann, president of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association, was elected chairman of the International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Association at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on March 31. “I am honored to have been selected as the next chairman of ICHSLTA,” Sothmann says. “I look forward to working with the association’s members and partners to meet the challenges of a dynamic international marketplace for hides, skins and leather.”...More
  • Apr 3, 2016
    press release

    Clarity non-spermicidal A.I. lubricating jelly now available from Aurora

    Clarity Non-Spermicidal A.I. lubricating jelly is a preserved, isotonic, pH buffered, non-spermicidal, water-soluble lubricating jelly for catheter lubrication and all types of non-sterile medical procedures.  ...More
  • Mar 29, 2016
    press release

    Sustainable pork production focus of a new website

    ​A new website focused entirely on sustainable, responsible and successful pork production was launched this week to bring news, trends, research updates and commentary to all links of the global pork chain....More
  • Mar 28, 2016
    press release

    Sow aggression: The cocktail party approach

    If you’re considering a renovation or rebuild of your sow facility, you’re probably wondering whether to make the switch to group housing. As you consider your options, don’t let the threat of sow aggression keep you from getting the benefits of group housing....More
  • Mar 28, 2016
    press release

    Kaster named PAACO executive director

    Collette Kaster of Kearney, Mo., has been named new executive director of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization Inc., the group’s board of directors announced today. She will assume the position in April, replacing Mike Simpson, who is retiring after 11 years with the organization....More
  • Mar 24, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis awards scholarships to more than 350 veterinary students

    ​Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announced this year’s winners of the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Program....More
  • Mar 24, 2016
    press release

    Davis to head NPPC government relations

    The National Pork Producers Council has named Bill Davis senior director of governmental relations; he will begin his duties March 28. Davis will be located in Washington, D.C., and will report to Nick Giordano, NPPC vice president and counsel, global government affairs....More
  • Mar 23, 2016
    press release

    Forbes names Zoetis one of America’s best employers

    Zoetis, Inc., the global leader in animal health, today announced that it has been named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers in 2016 by Forbes Magazine....More
  • Mar 17, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health awards $170,000 in scholarships to veterinary students

    Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), today announced the recipients of the 2016 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program. Through this program, 34 exemplary second- and third-year veterinary students from around the world will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. All are pursuing future careers in either large animal or companion animal medicine....More
  • Mar 15, 2016
    press release

    New UltraCare Creep Feed supports young pig performance

    Purina Animal Nutrition introduces UltraCare Creep Feed, a new opportunity for pork producers to create eaters and support optimal pig performance during the weaning period....More
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