Groomers Helper to Expand Operations
The new 6,000-square-foot home of Groomers Helper is located in Margate City, N.J.
Groomers Helper has purchased a new facility in Margate, N.J., to expand operations in manufacturing, distribution and associated pet product sales. The facility, which is slated to be fully operational by the end of February, will serve as the company’s world headquarters.
“We were simply busting at the seams, and we were renting storage and warehouse space all over the area to accommodate our growth,” said Chuck Simons, inventor of Groomers Helper, a company that manufacturers a safety and positioning system for professional pet groomers. “Consolidating all operations in one new facility, expanding our sales team and keeping all of the Groomers Helper family in their jobs without relocating very far were all part of this decision.”
The three-level facility already has more than 6,000 square feet of finished working space with approved construction plans to significantly increase the overall size of the building, officials said.
“It was time to bring all of our operations under one roof,” Simons said. “All of our brands have experienced significant growth over the past several years, and with the recent addition of the ReThink line of pharmaceutical grade CBD [cannabidiol] products for pets and pet parents, we need room for a full sales team, which we simply could not accommodate in our old footprint.”
In addition to manufacturing the Groomers Helper Safety System, the company is the exclusive distributor for ActiVet brushes in North and South America, Japan and Korea, as well as a distributor for Clotit, an all-natural, non-stinging, non-staining hemostatic blood stopping powder, officials said. Groomers Helper also recently acquired distribution to the pet industry for ReThink, pharmaceutical grade CBD products for both pets and people. In addition, Groomers Helper has operated The Pet Salon, a full-service pet grooming facility for just under 20 years, which operates as a test facility for new equipment and products.