Foundation and early history[ edit ] Robert Wood Johnson Early corrosive sublimate cotton packaging with the signature logo Inspired by a speech by antiseptic advocate Joseph ListerRobert Wood Johnson joined his brothers James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson to create a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings in The company produced its first products in and incorporated in
Foundation and early history[ edit ] Robert Wood Johnson Early corrosive sublimate cotton packaging with the signature logo Inspired by a speech by antiseptic advocate Joseph ListerRobert Wood Johnson joined his brothers James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson to create a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings in The company produced its first products in and incorporated in Those products already featured a logo resembling the signature of James Wood Johnson, very similar to the logo used today.
It is one of the longest-used company logos in the world. The company focused on direct marketing of prescription drugs to hospitals, pharmacists, and doctors.
Development of acetaminophen began under the leadership of Robert L. The focus of McNeil medicals products is to market prescription drugs.
However, it was later changed to "McNeil Consumer Healthcare". The company markets over-the-counter and prescription medicals products including complete lines of Tylenol and Motrin IB ibuprofen products for adults and children. In the early nineties, the marketing organizations of Cilag and Janssen Pharmaceutica were joined to form Janssen-Cilag.
The non-marketing activities of both companies still operate under their original name. Cilag continues to have operations under the Cilag name in Switzerland, ranging from research and development through manufacturing and international services.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals[ edit ] Janssen Pharmaceuticals can be traced back to InConstant Janssenthe father of Paul Janssen, acquired the right to distribute the pharmaceutical products of Richtera Hungarian pharmaceutical company, for Belgium, the Netherlands and Belgian Congo.
On 23 Octoberhe founded the N. Produkten Richter in Turnhout. After the Second World War, the name for the company products was changed to Eupharma, although the company name Richter would remain until Janssen named after Constant Janssen.
On 2 Maythe research department in Beerse became a separate legal entity, the N. On 10 Februarythe name was changed to Janssen Pharmaceutica N. Between andJanssen Pharmaceuticals expanded worldwide, with the company growing in size to approximately employees worldwide.
The research activities of the Janssen Research Foundation and the R. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute were merged into the new global research organization.
In Augustthe company acquired Aragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
InCentocor transitioned into a publicly traded company. InCentocor, Inc. Merson opened a facility in Edinburgh for the manufacturing, packaging and sterilizing of catgut, silk and nylon sutures. Merson's company inand this was renamed Ethicon Suture Laboratories.
During the s, Ethicon diversified into new and advanced products and technologies and formed four different companies under the Ethicon umbrella, each of which specialize in different products.
In keeping with earlier agreements, the company announced its intention to delist Actelion, whilst spinning out its drug discovery operations and early-stage clinical development assets into a newly created Swiss-based biopharmaceutical company, Idorsia Ltd.Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the healthcare field.
The Company is organized into three business segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. Johnson & Johnson manufactures, markets and/or distributes more than drugs in the United States.
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