Companion Animal Health chooses Lee’s Summit for new regional office

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August 28, 2017—Lee’s Summit, MO—Companion Animal Health, a Delaware-based manufacturer of animal health lasers & rehabilitation products, will open a regional office and training center at 657 SE Bailey Road in Lee’s Summit. The new regional office will be announced at the annual Global Animal Health Homecoming Dinner and Investment Forum hosted by the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor this evening.

Companion Animal Health provides innovative therapeutic solutions to the veterinary market with a focus on evidence, education, and partnership. In addition to providing highly reliable products, the company also provides the resources and tools necessary to successfully incorporate laser technology and products in veterinary practice.

“Companion Animal Health is a perfect ‘companion’ to the Lee’s Summit community,” said Lee’s Summit EDC President Rick McDowell. “Recent market studies of our business landscape identified that the Lee’s Summit business and educational ecosystem was ripe for the expansion of animal health and health related companies, so we are thrilled about this announcement.”

The Kansas City Area Development Council provided project assistance to Companion Animal Health for its new location in Lee’s Summit. Additional partners included the State of Missouri, Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council, City of Lee’s Summit, KCP&L, and the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor.

“Companion Animal Health is an innovative company in the animal health industry and it’s been an honor to assist them in their selection of the KC Animal Health Corridor,” said Kimberly Young, president of the KC Animal Health Corridor. “We look forward to the success we know they will have with this new location.”

The Animal Health Corridor is home to more than 300 animal health companies and represents the largest concentration of animal health assets in the world. Anchored by Manhattan, Kansas, and Columbia, Missouri, the Corridor generates more than half of the sales generated by the global animal health industry.

About Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council | The LSEDC is a public-private sector partnership devoted to improving the economic well-being of residents and businesses in Lee’s Summit through its mission: To promote and enhance the City of Lee’s Summit as a model community for economic innovation and growth fueled by a pro-business environment, diverse economic base and a commitment to strong relationships and work ethic.

About Companion Animal Health | Companion Animal Health is the Delaware-based manufacturer of Companion Therapy Lasers®, and other animal health & rehabilitation products. Companion Animal Health is also the exclusive world-wide distributor of Companion Regenerative Therapies™. Companion is a division of LiteCure and provides expertise in design, manufacturing, production, and support. LiteCure is ISO13485-certified and continues its commitment to science, education, and the highest level of customer service.

For More Information:

Tina Bell Chace, LSEDC | 816-525-6617
Krista Klaus | 913-284-5752