PRAIRIE, Minn., (Sept. 5,
2013) – For the second time in as many years, Zinpro
announced it will be a Gold sponsor of the upcoming University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine’s Leman China Swine Conference.
meeting will be held October 13-15, at the Xi'an Qujiang International
Conference Center in Xi'an, China. It will feature swine specialists from the
United States and Asia presenting the latest scientific developments for swine
disease and production management, specifically as they relate to challenges
faced by producers in China.
“We are proud to once again
partner with our neighbors at the University of Minnesota to support this valuable
and historic event, designed to promote good swine health, nutrition and
welfare worldwide,” says Joe Carrica, Executive Vice President – Global Sales
and Marketing, Zinpro Corporation. “As the global leader in trace mineral nutrition,
we have a long-standing commitment to bringing research-proven products and
valuable educational tools to the animal feed industry in China, as well as all
other markets we serve.”
In addition to its established
sales and technical service team located at the regional sales office in
Shanghai, the company has active research programs throughout the country.
Research efforts are focused on investigating innovative nutritional solutions to
help swine producers in China improve animal performance, and the subsequent
productivity and profitability of their operations.
In 2012, Zinpro Corporation
hosted its first regional Feet First® Sow Lameness Symposium
in Xi’an, China, following the inaugural Leman China Swine Conference. The
symposium helped raise awareness of the prevalence, causes and cost of lameness
in swine, while also offering practical solutions for monitoring and managing
the problem. Since that time, the company has hosted several provincial Feet
First seminars. Zinpro Corporation and the Feet First team hosted the world’s
first global sow lameness symposium in 2008 in Minneapolis, Minn., USA.