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TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

Here is the TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

 

10.Abbott

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Abbott Laboratories is United States of America’s pharmaceutical company.
  • The company’s head office is located in North Chicago.
  • It operates in more than 130 countries.
  • Abbot was established in 1888 by Wallace Calvin Abbott.
  • Abbot has the honor to develop the first HIV blood-screening test in 1985.
  • Abbott’s main business fields are pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nutritional products.
  • The domains of focus are as under;                                                                                                                                                     1. Animal Health
    2. Diabetes Care
    3. Vascular
    4. Diagnostics
    5. Molecular
    6. Nutrition
    7.Adult health products and special dietary needs.
    Some drugs of Abbots’ are the chartbuster drug.
  • Abbott also produces nutrient supplements.
  • It has round about 91,000 employees worldwide.
  • Sales revenue is $21.8 billion.

 

9.Eli Lilly & Co

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Eli Lilly & Co. is an American pharmaceutical company.
  • It is selling its products in more than 125 countries.
  • The company headquarters are situated in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Eli Lilly & Co. was found in 1876 by Col. Eli Lilly.
  • It has round about 37,950 worldwide employees.
  • Its blockbuster drugs include Alimta, Humalog, Cialis, Strattera.
  • Eli Lilly has the honor to be the first mass producer of penicillin & antibiotics, vaccine and insulin.
  • It is also the world’s major producer of medicines for psychiatric and mental health-related conditions.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 23.1 billion. It possesses no. 9 in the list of top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world.

 

 

8.AstraZeneca

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Astra Zeneca is a British-Swedish pharmaceutical company.
  • It sells its products in more than 100 countries of the world.
  • Worldwide employee strength is 50,000.
  • Corporate headquarters are situated in London.
  • Its (R&D) headquarters are situated in Sweden.
  • Established by the merger of the Sweden-based Astra AB and the UK-based Zeneca Group in 1999.
  • It produces the medicines about the treatment of disorders in the gastrointestinal, cardiac and vascular, neurological and psychiatric, infection, respiratory, pathological inflammation and oncology areas.
  • Its major products are Nexium generics, Symbicor and etc. its sales revenue is $ 25.7 billion.

7.GlaxoSmithKline

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Glaxo Smith Kline is a British pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company.
  • Its head office is located in Bretford, London.
  • This company was established through the amalgamation of Glaxo Welcome and SmithKline Beecham plc in the year 2000. It has more than 99,000 in the World.
  • The company produces drugs and vaccines for asthma, cancer, diabetes, infections and for digestive and mental health conditions.
  • The blockbuster drugs of GSK are Advair, Flovent and Augmentin, etc.
  • It produces a lot of healthcare products and nutrition.
  • It sales revenue is $ 41.4 billion.

 

6.MERCK

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • MERECK is an American pharmaceutical company.
  • It is also known as MSD.
  • Its headquarters are situated in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.
  • Company has announced to shift its head office to Kenilworth, New Jersey by 2015.
  • It has over 76,000 employees.
  • The company publishes medical reference books for physicians, nurses and technicians.
  • These books are known as The Merck Manuals.
  • It is the first American pharmaceutical company which offers help to those unable to afford its medications through a series of seven patient assistance programs.
  • Each program has specific eligibility requirements.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 44.1 billion.

 

5.Sanofi

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Sanofi is a global pharmaceutical company.
  • The head office of the company is situated in Paris.
  • The amalgamation of Aventis and Sanofi-Synthélabo in the year 2004 led to the formation of Sanofi-Aventis.
  • Its employee strength was 1, 12,128 in May 2011.
  • In this year its name was changed to Sanofi.
  • It is deals in R&D, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs and over-the-counter medication.
  • It is the largest producer of vaccines in the world.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 44.96 billion.

 

4.Roche

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Roche is a Swiss health-care company.
  • Established in 1896 by Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche.
  • Produces various vitamin preparations and derivatives.
  • Its employee strength is more than 85,000.
  • It has two divisions, 1st is Pharmaceuticals and 2nd is Diagnostics.
  • The company headquarters are situated in Basel, having 26 manufacturing sites across the world.
  • Roche is the first company which began to sell synthetic vitamin C in 1934, under the brand name Redoxon.
  • Roche bought the patents for the polymerase chain reaction technique in 1992.
  • The leading company in manufacturing and selling of cancer drugs.
  • Experimental leukemia drug beat the company’s top selling Rituxan, and became the new blockbuster drug.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 50.50 billion.

 

3.Pfizer Inc.

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Pfizer is an American pharmaceutical company.
  • Company has corporate headquarters situated in New York City.
  • Established in 1849 by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Earhart.
  • Has the strength of 78,000 employees.
  • The company is producing medicines and vaccines.
  • Working in several medical areas like immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology / endocrinology, and neurology.
  • Company is also producing several other products.
  • Sales revenue is $ 52.7 billion.

 

2.Novartis

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Novartis is basically a Swiss pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland.
  • Established in 1996 through the merger of Ciba-Geigy with Sandoz.
  • Has 1, 35,696 employees.
  • Divested the genetically modified crops and the agrochemical business as a spinout called Syngenta in 2001.
  • Novartis combined its generic drugs businesses into a subsidiary called Sandoz in 2003.
  • The business of the company has been divided into six operating divisions.
  • Clozapine, diclofenac, carbamazepine, valsartan and imatinib mesylate are the major drugs produced by Novartis.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 57.92 billion

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1.Johnson & Johnson

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

TOP 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in the world

  • Johnson & Johnson is an American pharmaceutical and consumer commodities manufacturer.
  • This company was found in 1886.
  • It has three main operational areas:

1. Consumer Products
2. Pharmaceuticals,
3. Medical Devices and Diagnostics.

  • Its employees strength is 1, 28,100.
  • The company provides many household medications and first aid supplies.
  • Some popular brands under the Johnson & Johnson banner include; Band-Aid, Tylenol, Johnson’s baby products, Neutrogena , Clean & Clear and Acuvue contact lenses.
  • Its sales revenue is $ 65.03 billion.

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