Headlines Brazilian Pet Supplies Firm Opens US HQ It also added a distributor. Published 5 years ago on January 7, 2019 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet WESTPORT, CT – Petix, maker of WizSmart, has opened a U.S. headquarters. The Brazilian-based company, which introduced its first SKU in the U.S. in 2017, has established an office in Westport, CT. Petix manufactures WizSmart Premium Super Absorbent Dog Pads. The company stated in a press release that it “transforms more than 120 million unused diapers each year into an exclusive and super absorbent blend” for its pads. As part of its expansion in the U.S., Petix has added Frontier Distributing as a partner. The partnership “will bring WizSmart pads to a wide range of pet specialty retailers, ranging from single store independent operators to multi-store, multi-state operations, in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio,” according to the release. Advertisement “We have experienced a great deal of growth in the recent years and opening our U.S. headquarters will help our brand establish stronger relationships with both our retail partners and customers here in the states,” said Krister Holm, general manager of Petix. “We’re also very excited to partner with a well-respected wholesale distributor such as Frontier. With more than 30 years experience distributing pet foods and related supplies, we are confident that this partnership will help broaden the opportunities in the North American market for WizSmart.” Related Topics:Latest News TopPetix click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement FEATURED VIDEO P.L.A.Y. Media Spotlight At P.L.A.Y. — Pet Lifestyle & You — toy design is definitely a team effort! Watch PETS+ interviewer Chloe DiVita and P.L.A.Y.’s Director of Sales Lisa Hisamune as they talk about the toy design process, the fine-tuning that makes each toy so special and why every P.L.A.Y. collection is made with independent retailers top of mind. You may like Top Trends in Grocery Aisles Holiday Hiring Expected to be Sluggish State-of-the-Art Pricing Strategies Invaluable Promoted Headlines Consolidated Packaging Group Fact Sheet CONSOLIDATED PACKAGING GROUP ZIWI Fact Sheet Ziwi Introducing the Next Generation of Snuggle Puppy® Snuggle Puppy Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases9 hours ago Dog & Cat Cards Launches Holiday Collection with Greeting Cards and Pet Letter to Santa Kit Press Releases15 hours ago Huxley & Kent Announces Retailer Contest Headlines1 day ago Target Closing 9 Stores in 4 States Photo Gallery3 days ago 23 Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Headlines1 week ago Walmart Opens First Pet Services Center Columns1 day ago How Your Pet Business Smells and Sounds Can Negatively Impact Your Sales Sponsored Webinars2 months ago Shop! Masterclass Webinar: Sustainability for Retail: How Retailers Create Social, Environmental and Cultural Innovations Sponsored Webinars3 months ago Human-Centric Design in a Digital World: Creating Unexpected Moments That Inspire, Educate, and Connect at Retail Headlines8 months ago Dog-Walking Van Stolen in San Francisco; 8 Pets Returned Unharmed Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery3 days ago 23 Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Headlines1 week ago Walmart Opens First Pet Services Center Columns1 day ago How Your Pet Business Smells and Sounds Can Negatively Impact Your Sales Cover Stories1 day ago Overcome These 5 Common Problems Pet Business Owners Face Products1 week ago 10 Grooming Products for Pets Who Hate to Take Baths Press Releases1 week ago Pet Evolution to Bring 40 New Locations to Los Angeles Area PETS+ Sample Box2 days ago See What Was Inside the September NASC Sample Box! Columns3 days ago Head or Heart: Do You Promote from Within? Or Bring in Outside Candidates?