Novus International Inc. announced Monday it formed a new company to produce products for the equine, canine and human health markets.
The new company is called Arenus and it will begin to produce and market products in the United States this year.
"Arenus supports the Novus vision to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food by building upon its research and understanding of animal health and nutrition. Arenus will bring the Novus approach of improving health through nutrition to the equine, pet and human markets," Thad Simons, president and chief executive of Novus, said in a statement.
Arenus' first product is Steadfast Equine dietary supplement, which is designed to help support and maintain horses' joints, bones, hooves connective tissues, skin and coat.
St. Louis-based Novus International, Inc. provides nutrition and health solutions for the animal feed and health industries. It serves customers in more than 80 countries around the world.