FerplastFor 50 years, Ferplast has been an undisputed international leader in the Pet Care sector.
History and Today
“Ferplast: a story built on commitment, ideas, innovative design and evolution. It began with a bird cage and has reached the new pet generation. The story of a company in perfect harmony with the needs of their customers, namely pets.”
Ferplast, whose headquarters are in Castelgomberto (province of Vicenza - Italy), was founded in 1966 by Carlo Vaccari, the actual President of the board of directors after having appointed his son Nicola as General Manager of the company.
For 50 years, Ferplast has been involved in researching and creating innovative, safe products of advanced quality and design to guarantee the care and well-being of pets. The company dedicates considerable investments to research and the study of cutting edge technology.
Originally established as a typical commercial enterprise of the North East of Italy, today Ferplast produces over 2000 types of products, numbers about 1,000 employees, distributes in no less than 80 countries in five continents, and has trading branches in Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Scandinavia, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Russia, Benelux and Brazil and has 3 production sites, in Italy, Ukraine and the Slovak Republic.
Not only dogs and cats but also rodents, birds, fishes, amphibians and reptiles: the Ferplast range offers the most advanced solutions available for the wellbeing of each family of animals and to make the experience of sharing your home with an animal all the more enjoyable.
Ferplast is aware that a harmonious relationship between man and his friends in the animal kingdom is based on respect for the environment in which both parties live, and therefore uses as many non-toxic and recyclable mate-friendly disposal of production waste, in safety and liveableness of its plants and offices and, more generally, in the health and well-being of everyone who works in its facilities and working sites.
Evidence of this commitment is the new important project called GreenSun, Sustainability by Ferplast, the new sustainable philosophy by Ferplast, which regards not only a range of environmentally friendly products, but is an on-going laborious goal that the Company would like to share with their customers: a commitment to a more responsible use of natural sources. GreenSun helps ensure a better life also for future generations.
Products from TREE FRIEND range by Ferplast , belonging to the GreenSun philosophy, are made using wood, which comes only from responsible managed forests, promoting wild reserve preservation and reduction of their uncontrolled exploitation.
New range of products made by using PLASTIC WOOD, a new innovative material consisting of plastic and recycled wood dust, supplied by responsible managed Forests, and plastic. This helps reduce the use of materials coming from non-renewable sources for the protection of the environment.
Research and Development
How are such levels of growth and development achieved?
With passion and faith, by always being one step ahead of the times and investing in Research & Development.
Indeed, 7% of Ferplast annual turnover is reinvested in improving its products, creating new ideas and solutions for animal well-being and technologies that are more innovative than the others on the market, often ahead of future trends and fashions.
Witnesses of this commitment are more than 100 patents covering the most innovative products of the company. Not only trends but also every aspect of the production cycle is carefully monitored in order to keep quality standards the highest in the sector.
In addition, Ferplast directly produces approximately 90% of the articles that make up its supply, allowing tight control over the entire production cycle, from raw material to finished product, through the choice of suppliers, design, engineering, industrialization, testing, packaging, transport, storage until it reaches the final consumer, the pet.
Our mission is to bring the new pet generation into the world.
To make an ever growing number of animals happy and comfortable, both those that buy Ferplast products, as well as those who use them.
To offer maximum comfort and quality.
Ferplast represents a new era where the idea of first and second class animals doesn't exist.
Where the concept of "master" is a bygone, and in its place is the desire to experience a full, gratifying and responsible relationship. In the new pet generation, we’re all animals on the lookout for maximum comfort and the best product quality.
Our instinct points towards Ferplast.