Tommy has a strong background in research and technical expertise that will prove beneficial for our company’s product development.
Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) December 21, 2015
Tommy Xiong brings passion for scientific research to his new position with manufacturer Vets Plus, Inc. Xiong will be a Product Development Associate for the animal nutrition manufacturer.
Xiong comes to Vets Plus upon graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. At UW-Stout, Xiong took rigorous coursework in biotechnology, biology, and chemistry in preparation for a career in biotechnology and research. In addition to his studies, Xiong was also a leader in several organizations, including the UW-Stout Pre-Health Society and the Science Olympiad. Xiong participated in an independent research experience for three years, conducting a genetic search for native brook trout populations in Western Wisconsin and an effective population size estimate for Cycleptus elongates in the Wisconsin River.
Lou Shaban, Director of Business Development at Vets Plus, is enthusiastic about the addition of Xiong to the team. He said, “Tommy has a strong background in research and technical expertise that will prove beneficial for our company’s product development. He has already shown great promise in helping Vets Plus continue to grow in providing the best formulations and products for our customers.”
Xiong received his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
About Vets Plus, Inc.
Vets Plus, Inc. (VPI), located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer of health and nutritional supplements for both food and companion animals. With over 20 years of experience, Vets Plus creates custom formulations for contract manufacturing of innovative probiotic, prebiotic, nutritional, and nutraceutical products in a wide variety of feeding forms. VPI also manufactures its own product lines including Probios®, Replamin®, PetsPrefer®, Swine Prefer®, Horses Prefer®, and Goats Prefer®. Vets Plus is proud of its continued growth into a leader within the animal health industry and ability to manufacture several hundred products while maintaining NASC certifications and cGMP and AAFCO compliance. Vets Plus is a member of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).