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Tierra Griffiths / Julie Rowe
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APPA Welcomes New Members

- More than 20 companies have been approved for membership by APPA’s Board of Directors –

GREENWICH, CONN., June 20, 2006 – The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is pleased to welcome 22 new members whose applications were approved in June.

Congratulations to the following new members:

  • Axiom International, Inc. – Billings, MT
  • Design Variation, Inc. – Mississauga, Ont., CANADA
  • Dog Beds by Jacob – Livingston, NJ
  • Double K Kreations, LLC – Crystal Lake, IL
  • Ecological Laboratories, Inc. – Freeport, NY
  • Free Spirit Outfitter – Brainerd, MN
  • Fresh Pet – Chatham, NJ
  • Global Connections – Galt, CA
  • Green Piece Wire Art – Mount Hope, Ont., CANADA
  • Hillsboro Company – Tulsa, OK
  • Lucky Dog Products, Inc. – Burbank, CA
  • NorthPole US, LLC – Washington, MO
  • Oak Engineered Products, Inc. – Oakdale, PA
  • Petcraft, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Petsy, Inc. dba Visions NPI – Fort Lee, NJ
  • Rotanis Pet Products, Inc. – Lake Wales, FL
  • Solutionex – Coral Springs, FL
  • Splintek PP, Inc. – Kansas City, MO
  • Taizhou Huamao Handicraft Co., Ltd. – Wenling, Zhejiang CHINA
  • Tumbleweed Pottery – Apex, NC
  • USAopoly – Carlsbad, CA
  • Wild Planet Toys – San Francisco, CA

Members of APPA have access to the premier trade show of the pet product industry, Global Pet Expo, as well as public relations and legislative representation and state-of-the-art member service programs.For more information on joining APPA, call 1-800-452-1225 or visit

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The American Pet Products Manufacturer's Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 900 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.  APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. Visit for more information.