Press release: Boss Pet Products
Boss Pet Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Boss Holdings, Inc., recently announced that it has acquired the business assets of Frank Rowe & Son, Inc. of Middletown Pennsylvania, a leading wholesale supplier of high-quality pet grooming supplies and equipment.
“Frank Rowe & Son has a great reputation and extremely loyal following. The opportunity to bring Frank Rowe together with our existing pet businesses adds a further dimension to our ability to meet the needs of all our professional grooming customers including expanding distribution capacity on the east coast along with our central and west DCs,” said Chris Miller, President of Boss Pet. “We are excited to work with Debbie and Dan Rowe, Frank Rowe & Son’s husband and wife team, to build upon the legacy and brand that they have developed over the years”.
“This is a great opportunity for all of our wonderful customers, employees and associates,” according to Dan and Debbie Rowe. “The Frank Rowe & Son business will now have the resources to accomplish many of the business initiatives that we always dreamed of, including innovating new products, growing our assortment and expanding our sharpening and repair services to meet the needs of all of our customers.”
Boss Holdings CEO, Louis Graziadio, noted that company continues to “grow our footprint in the pet industry, and this is another step forward in building our portfolio of operating companies that benefit from Boss Holdings’ strong capital position and distribution capabilities.” Frank Rowe & Son furthers Boss Pet’s growth following its prior acquisitions of Coast2Coast Wholesale Pet Products and PetEdge. Established in 1973, Frank Rowe & Son provides high quality professional dog grooming products and outstanding sharpening and repair services, serving as an authorized service/warranty center for industry-leading brands of clippers, dryers and other products.
“Noted for its quality brands, personalized service and highest standards in sharpening and repair, the addition of Frank Rowe deepens Boss Pet’s presence in the grooming industry. The acquisition will complement our diversified pet products business channels both from a product line and services capabilities perspective and represents an important strategic opportunity as we continue to grow in the expanding Pet Products and Services Industry,” said Rick Bern, chief operating officer at Boss Holdings.
Boss Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Kewanee, Illinios since 1893, is wholly owned subsidiary Boss Pet Products, Inc., based in Danvers, Massachusetts, and distributes pet grooming supplies, equipment, pet leashes, toys, apparel, health and wellness products.
Other Boss Holdings subsidiaries include Galaxy Balloons, Inc., based in Cleveland, Ohio which distributes custom imprinted balloons, inflatables and other products for the promotional products industry, and Aries Manufacturing, a division of Boss Tech Products, Inc., a supplier and distributor of cell phone accessories, including charging solutions, hands-free headsets, speakers and related products.s