UPG is focused on growing and acquiring pet supplies businesses …that leverage the assets of UPG…can provide sales and profit growth…fit the profile for success…can create “win-win” investments for both the acquired business and UPG…and integrate well into the UPG family of brands in businesses. Since 1997, UPG has successfully acquired and integrated 11 companies. While each acquisition is unique, UPG has developed a model for success.
The UPG Growth Model continues to provide a strong foundation for success and opportunity for independent businesses to join the UPG family of brands and businesses. UPG grows both through external efforts such as acquisitions, joint ventures, and licensing efforts; and through internal efforts such as globalization of existing products, flankers & line extensions. The company has built a reputation for bringing new & innovative products to the industry, bring new to the world products, and successfully entering new markets and channels.