Allflex logo 020414The National Young Stars committee is delighted to announce that the Afflex Group has joined the event as a headline sponsor.

The Allflex Group is a world leader in the design, manufacturing and delivery of animal identification technology helping livestock producers use individual animal identification as a key management tool.

With a global network of experts and more than 50 years of experience in animal identification, Allflex has manufacturing and technology subsidiaries in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and China and its products are distributed in 80 countries.

Group marketing manager for the Allflex Group, Mark Lawrence, says: “The opportunities available for these youngsters from competing at National Young Stars are endless and my team and I feel the sponsorship partnership is a natural fit for the company. Encouraging the youth of today to enter and remain in this industry is a must, so we’re delighted to be on board.”

In the UK the Allflex Group includes the Cox, Ritchey, Allflex-Pro and Fearing brands as well as SCR all supplying identification, health and husbandry products to the livestock sector either direct or through a network of Trade Partners.

The company also manufactures and distribute Alligator and Prattley handling systems, TruTest electronic weighing solutions and Heiniger clipping and shearing equipment in the UK.

Speaking about the sponsorship partnership, event chairman Neil Lloyd said: “We’re delighted Afflex have come on board with National Young Stars. Although we’re less than a month away from the event, we view this as a long term relationship and value the experience Mark Lawrence and the team bring to the committee.”