July 29, 2016 4:10 AM ET

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Company Overview of United Pet Group, Inc.

Company Overview

United Pet Group, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets pet supplies. The company offers consumer and commercial indoor and outdoor aquatics products for the pet supplies industry that include power filters, lighting décor and accessories, test kits, heaters, filtration systems and accessories, lobster and seafood holding systems, aquatic merchandising systems, aquatic species, synthetic sea salt, aquariums, ponds, and others. It also provides pet products for dogs, cats, birds, and small animals. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Earth City, Missouri. United Pet Group, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.

1 Rider Trail Plaza Drive

Earth City, MO 63045-1313

United States

Founded in 1997



Key Executives for United Pet Group, Inc.

Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
North America Vice President and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

United Pet Group, Inc. Key Developments

United Pet Group Recalls Top Fin Power Filters for Aquariums Due to Shock Hazard

United Pet Group recalled top fin power filters for aquariums due to shock hazard. Name of Product: Top Fin™ Power Filters for Aquariums. Hazard: A conductor on the pump motor can become exposed and electrify the aquarium water, posing a shock hazard to consumers. Remedy: Replace, Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled filters, unplug them from the power supply, remove from the aquarium, and contact United Pet Group for a free replacement power filter. Consumer Contact: United Pet Group at 800-338-4896 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.unitedpetgroup.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Recall Details: Units: About 155,000 (in addition, about 3,300 filters were sold in Canada). Description: This recall involves five models of Top Fin Power Filters. The models included in this recall are Top Fin Power Filters 10, 20, 30, 40 and 75. The filters are black with a trapezoid shaped top. The words "TOP FIN" are molded into the top of the filter. The filters were also sold as part of Top Fin 5.5 and 10 gallon LED aquarium kits. Sold exclusively at: PetSmart stores nationwide and online from September 2015 through December 2015 for between $15 and $64.

United Pet Group to Close Global Headquarters in Greater Cincinnati, Loss of 55 Jobs

United Pet Group is closing its global headquarters in Greater Cincinnati, a move it expects to complete in spring or early summer. The move will mean the loss of 55 local office jobs.

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