In 1945, Grupo 201 Oficial was born as a family-owned company in a small workshop in Mexico City, specializing in natural, colored rubber products. The name of the company is derived from the unique participation of Mexico’s 201st fighter Squadron, which was attached to the U.S. army’s 58th Fighter Group during World WarII.
Grupo 201 Oficial made its mark by setting the world standard in fronton balls, an immensely popular sport throughout Mexico and Latin America.The sport requires a ball with maximum quality and precision standards to serve the needs of professional competitions, including the Pan American Games and Olympics amongst others. Grupo 201 Oficial produces the official balls of the most prestigious competitions in the world.
Grupo 201 Oficial manufactures and sells products ranging from pet toys, vehicle security, home and office products, as well as other sports-related products through partnerships with global leaders such as Wilson, Head, and others.
4BFUSA is a privately held, international company comprised of six partners from both the United States and Mexico. The company is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in partnership with Grupo 201 Oficial, located in Mexico City.
We pride ourselves on constant innovation and evolution in our products. Our specialized all natural rubber formulas are the secret to our success. Each and every one of our products and prototypes are tested with various breeds, ages and size of dogs. Toys that go beyond playing. Interactive toys that create special bonds between you and your best friend.
4BF toys comply with all national and international security, health, labor, and environmental standards, even fulfilling the requirements of Wal-Mart’s Responsible Sourcing program.You can count on 4BF because of our 70+ years in business and the trust we have earned by major brands and retailers.
4BF toys are available throughout Mexico in Petco®, Doggie Door, Interzoo, Petsy.mx, Liverpool FC, and other fine pet retailers and are now becoming available across the U.S., Canada, and beyond, as well as through online on this website and Amazon.