Entries for 2016

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Zinpro Corporation Named Preferred Supplier by National Animal Supplement Council

ZINPRO® zinc methionine selected as preferred supplier product for equine and companion animal markets

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 20 – Zinpro Corporation announces its acceptance as a National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) Preferred Supplier. In November, NASC provisionally approved the company’s original product, ZINPRO® zinc methionine complex, for use in equine and companion animal market segments, as a preferred product in the Preferred Product Supplier program

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Successful Dairy Lameness Management Requires a Team Approach

New ‘Experts Talk’ video highlights research findings on infectious foot diseases from a recent, hoof-health records study

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 1, 2016 – Infectious foot diseases, such as digital dermatitis, heel erosion and foot rot, can easily take hold on a dairy when specific conditions exist. Common conditions for disease development include poor hygiene, skin barrier incompetence, inadequate trace mineral nutrition, biosecurity and environmental extremes.

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Zinpro Corporation Adds Global Commercialization Manager

Scott to oversee projects and processes to commercialize new products and enter new markets

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 22 – Zinpro Corporation announces that Mark Scott has joined the company as commercialization manager – global.

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Zinpro Corporation Showcases Lifetime Performance<sup>®</sup> at EuroTier 2016

World’s leading trade show for animal husbandry and livestock management provides ideal forum to present research demonstrating company’s new campaign

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 8, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation is taking its recently launched Lifetime Performance® integrated marketing and advertising campaign to the world’s stage as an exhibitor at EuroTier 2016.

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Zinpro Corporation Announces Promotions within its Research and Nutritional Services Team

Socha, Tomlinson and Frensko fill three, newly created positions to better facilitate the company’s continuing commitment to research-proven products and business solutions

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 13 – Zinpro Corporation announces promotions within the company’s Research and Nutritional Services (RNS) team to meet the company’s growing market demands and its commitment to develop research-proven animal nutrition products and business solutions. 

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Skipper Carlisle Joins Zinpro Corporation as Account Manager – Southwestern US

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 4, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Skipper Carlisle as account manager – Southwestern U.S.

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Lifetime Performance<sup>®</sup> – A Commitment to Excellence at Every Life Stage

For more than 45 years, Zinpro Corporation has been working to develop solutions that promote a lifetime of animal wellness and performance

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 3, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation is launching a wide-scale integrated marketing and advertising campaign this month to underscore its commitment to deliver world-leading products and solutions that support full-of-life performance in animals throughout their productive life stages, from birth or hatch, through growth, production and reproduction or breeding.

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Feet First<sup>®</sup> International Symposium Shares Advancements in Swine Health, Productivity and Lameness Management

Experts highlight new research, provide practical educational opportunities

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 29, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation recently hosted its 4th Feet First® Swine Symposium in Minneapolis, where the world’s leading swine experts shared the latest insights and tools to help decrease lameness and boost animal health and productivity. 

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October Hoard’s Dairyman Webinar to Forecast Feed Supply and Outlook

Sponsored by Zinpro Corporation, the webinar will feature Dr. Mike Hutjens and Mike Rankin

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 28, 2016 – The Hoard’s Dairyman monthly webinar for October, “Feed Supply and Outlook,” will be held Monday, October 10 (12 p.m. – 1 p.m. CDT).

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Feet First® Makes Strides Toward Swine Lameness Prevention

Eight years of research and education boost industry efforts to improve swine wellness

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 27, 2016 – Basic questions about swine lameness prevalence and its impact on animal wellness and productivity were yet unanswered when Zinpro Corporation first spearheaded the Feet First® Program eight years ago, with international collaboration.

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Zinpro Corporation Announces Addition to Global Marketing Team

Schroeder to provide key support for Latin American market

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 21, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Viviana Schroeder in a new position as marketing associate – Latin America, to support the company’s growing business operations in the region. 

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Qinghong Liang Joins Zinpro Corporation as Territory Manager – China

Focus will be to improve swine and poultry production in Central China

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 23, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Qinghong (Rex) Liang as territory sales manager – China.

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Dr. Josie A. Coverdale Honored with 2016 Equine Science Award

Zinpro Corporation sponsors award for excellence in equine extension, research, teaching and agribusiness

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 18, 2016 – The late Dr. Josie A. Coverdale, associate professor, Texas A&M University, is the 2016 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and Equine Science Society (ESS) Equine Science Award recipient, sponsored by Zinpro Corporation.

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Zinpro Corporation Sponsors Young Scholar Recognition Program

Three young scientists receive awards and present research findings at WSASAS meeting

Eden Prairie, Minn., Aug. 16, 2016 – Three student scientists – Rodrigo da Silva Marques, Amy Abrams, and Stacia Prosser – were recently honored as Young Scholars during the 2016 Western Section Young Scholar Recognition (YSR) program, sponsored by Zinpro Corporation. 

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Visualizing Lameness is Key to its Solution

Authors of Cattle Lameness book discuss new resource to improve animal wellness

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 26, 2016 – Lameness ranks among the most visible signs of pain in an animal. Two lead authors of the book, Cattle Lameness: Identification, Prevention and Control of Claw Lesions, recently sat down to discuss how and why the beef and dairy cattle industries must make a concerted effort to take on this issue. 

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Allison Grove Joins Zinpro Corporation as Research Assistant

New hire shows ongoing commitment to research and development of Performance Minerals®

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 21, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation recently announced the addition of Allison Grove to the Research and Nutritional Services (RNS) team as research assistant. 

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Zinpro Corporation Awards Scholarship to Minnesota Veterinary Student

Jonathan Durmin, University of Minnesota, Receives the 2016 Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 19, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation recently awarded its 2016 Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship to Jonathan Durmin, whose stated goal is to help resolve the “global challenge of food scarcity." Durmin is pursuing a doctorate in veterinary medicine among the class of 2017 at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Sustainable Trace Minerals Draws Interest in China

Nearly 200 Attend International Trace Mineral Nutrition Symposium (ITMNS) 2016

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 12, 2016 – The International Trace Mineral Nutrition Symposium (ITMNS) 2016 convened in Ningbo, China, June 28-30, attracting nearly 200 invited, top industry experts from across the globe. The theme for the symposium, sponsored by Zinpro Corporation, was Sustainable Trace Mineral Nutrition. 

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Zinpro Corporation Launches Spanish-Language Website

Customers May Now Access Zinpro Websites in English, Spanish and Chinese

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 28, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the creation of its Spanish-language website (zinpro.com/es-es) to better serve a growing Spanish-speaking customer base. The Zinpro Spanish-language website will mirror content from the award-winning Zinpro English-language (zinpro.com) site, and the dialect will be standard (Castilian) Spanish. 

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Jacob Sparkman Joins Zinpro Corporation as Account Manager – Southeastern US

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 23, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Jacob Sparkman as account manager – Southeastern U.S. In this position, he will be responsible for growing and managing Zinpro product sales in the region, including Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

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Dr. Bodo Tober Joins Zinpro Corporation as Country Manager – Germany

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 21, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Dr. Bodo Tober as country manager – Germany. In this position, he will be responsible for growing and managing Zinpro product sales in Germany and other countries in Central Europe across all species. 

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Dr. Jeffrey Weyers Joins Zinpro Corporation as Research Nutritionist – Dairy

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 14, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Jeffrey Weyers, Ph.D., as research nutritionist – dairy. In this position, he will provide dairy nutritional services primarily for the western U.S., western Canada, and South and Central America. 

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International Poultry Symposium Draws Attendees from 40 Countries

Zinpro Event Focuses on Poultry Nutrition, Performance and Wellness

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, June 2, 2016 – The 4th International Poultry Symposium from Zinpro Corporation convened here May 24-26. The event drew attendees from 40 countries who participated in three full days of technical presentations and hands-on workshops ...

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Charles Chase, D.V.M., Joins Zinpro Corporation as  Technical Business Manager, Ruminant – Oceania

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., May 24, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Charles Chase, D.V.M., as technical business manager, ruminant – Oceania. 

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Zinpro Corporation Celebrates 45 Years of Contributing to Animal Wellness

Company Focuses on Performance Minerals® and Innovative Business Solutions 

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., May 18, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation recognizes its 45th year of incorporation today, celebrating nearly a half-century of contributions to animal performance and wellness via its Performance Minerals® products and innovative business solutions

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Zinpro Corporation Creates US Ruminant Sales Team

Scott Hirsch Is Promoted to Ruminant Manager 

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., May 3, 2016 –Zinpro Corporation announces its recent creation of a U.S. ruminant sales team and the promotion of Scott Hirsch to manage it. Hirsch moves from account manager – Mountain West to ruminant manager – U.S. 

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Zinpro Corporation Announces Promotions in North Asia

Jianping Wang, Eric Pi, Eling Shen and Carol Lin undertake amplified roles in sales and marketing 

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 21, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces expanded roles and responsibilities for four members of its North Asia sales and marketing team.

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The First Step in Dairy Lameness Prevention is Assessment

Zinpro Sponsors Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, at Platinum Level

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 24, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation is providing platinum sponsorship for the Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium, to be held May 20-21 at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Dana Tomlinson, a globally-renowned research nutritionist from Zinpro Corporation, will speak on Friday, May 20, at 10:15 a.m. about the leading risk factors for lameness: individual and herd.

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 Zinpro Corporation Earns New Feed Safety and Quality Certificates  for Its Operations at Shell Rock, Iowa

Certifications show the facility surpasses federal feed safety and quality standards 

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Feb. 16, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces that its Shell Rock, Iowa, facility recently earned new feed quality and safety certifications. The certifications include those for Safe Feed/Safe Food FSC 36, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Restricted Use Protein Products (RUPP). 

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Zinpro Corporation Announces Promotions and Additions  to its Global Marketing Team

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Feb. 4, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces promotions for Brent Wilson and Gina Palomo and the addition of Amber Schramm and Katie Seppelt to new positions within its global marketing team. 

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Yasuhiro Nose, D.V.M., and Masaaki Kume Join Japan Sales Teams for Zinpro Corporation

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 26, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Yasuhiro Nose as sales manager – Japan, and Masaaki Kume as swine sales specialist – Japan.

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Neil Andrew Joins Zinpro Corporation as Account Manager – Northeastern US

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 21, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Neil Andrew as account manager – Northeastern U.S.

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Matthew Douglas Joins Zinpro Corporation as Key Account Manager – Americas

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 19, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Matthew Douglas as key account manager – Americas.

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Dr. Jason Russell Joins Zinpro Corporation as Research Nutritionist – Beef

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 14, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Dr. Jason Russell to its Research and Nutritional Services (RNS) team as research nutritionist – beef.

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Tim Horne Joins Zinpro Corporation as Country Manager, Monogastric Sales

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 12, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces that Tim Horne recently joined the company as country manager, monogastric sales – United Kingdom (UK), Ireland, Scandinavia and Southern Africa. 

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