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Virbac Consolidating North American Distribution in KC

by McKenna Brown | Apr 18, 2017

Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Missouri, on today's announcement that Virbac, one of the largest independent veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world, will consolidate its North American product warehousing and distribution in the KC Animal Health Corridor. The approximately 150,000-sq.-ft. facility will locate at Hunt Midwest SubTropolis.  

Virbac selected the KC region for its central location, transportation access and unique real estate opportunity. Hunt Midwest SubTropolis offers operational cost savings with its constant temperatures that meet the climate-controlled requirements critical to Virbac’s operations.  

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KCADC was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Virbac to the KC region:

  • Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • State of Missouri
  • City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Clay County Economic Development Council
  • KCP&L
  • Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES)
  • Hunt Midwest
  • KC Animal Health Corridor

About Virbac
Founded in 1968 by a French veterinarian, Virbac is an independent laboratory that has always been dedicated to animal health. Currently ranked 8th worldwide, the company is present in more than 100 countries, offering a comprehensive and practical range of products and services covering the majority of species and pathologies. Virbac innovation, based on both technological advances and listening to the customers, relies on reactive production facilities which met the highest international quality standards. For nearly fifty years, these specific features have allowed the company to build a personalized relationship with veterinarians and farmers in every country. Through this privileged partnership, in which social, health and environmental issues come together, Virbac contributes, day after day, to shape the future of animal health.

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