Industry Memberships

Working together to solve Pet Food Industry challenges, Trouw Nutrition USA’s Companion Animal Division is a member of the following organizations: 

American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)
AFIA, based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. Founded in 1909, AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Members include more than 500 domestic and international companies and state, regional and national associations. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.

The feed industry makes a major contribution to food safety, nutrition and the environment, and it plays a critical role in the production of healthy, wholesome meat, milk, fish and eggs. More than 75 percent of the commercial feed in the United States is manufactured by AFIA members. 

To learn more about the organization:
http://www.afia.org/afia/home.aspx



National Animal Supplement Council Corporate Partner (NASC)
NASC’s Corporate Partnership program is restricted to those companies who hold status as Preferred Vendors.
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ngredient suppliers, distributors, contract manufacturers and service companies are vetted by NASC and must meet defined criteria to become Preferred Vendors.  It is to this select group of companies who support our members’ efforts to further enhance the quality of their processes that we extend an offer to participate as Corporate Partners. Our Corporate Partnership partners afford a unique opportunity to create long-term relationships with NASC Primary Supplier companies.

To learn more about the organization: http://www.nasc.cc/

Pet Food Institute (PFI)
Since 1958, the Pet Food Institute has been the voice of U.S. pet food manufacturers. PFI is the industry's public education and media relations resource, representative before the U.S. Congress and state and federal agencies, organizer of seminars and educational programs, and liaison with other organizations. PFI represents the companies that make 98 percent of all dog and cat food in the U.S. marketplace.

 To learn more about the organization: http://www.petfoodinstitute.org/



Pet Food Association of Canada (PFAC)
The Pet Food Association of Canada (PFAC) is an industry association comprised of pet food manufacturers and companies that supply materials or services to the pet food manufacturing industry.

Our members are committed to producing wholesome and nutritious foods for pets in Canada and around the world.

To learn more about the organization: http://www.pfac.com/