American Pet Products Association

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American Pet Products Association
Formation 1958
Type Not for profit
Headquarters Stamford, Connecticut, United States

The American Pet Products Association [1][2] (APPA) is a not-for-profit industry association founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut[3]. The APPA represents more than 1000 pet product manufacturers, importers of pet products and suppliers of products for non-pet livestock as well.

APPMA supports the interests of its members through public policy, public affairs, and animal awareness. In 2008 it dropped the word Manufacturers from its name.[4]

The APPA organizes the Global Pet Expo annually. The 2012 expo featured 896 exhibitors.[5]


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