Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Laboratories

This Company is well-recognized in the United States and in the world because of its heath care and pharmaceutical products. The company was founded in 1888 by Wallace Calvin Abbott who was an important physician in the city of Chicago. The company has approximately 130 countries all over the world. According to Forbes, Abbott Laboratories generated a total revenue of $35 billion of dollars in 2010.

Abbot laboratories made an important improvement in the medical field in 1985 by developing a test to diagnose the HIV. Throughout its history this important American company has been elaborating important pharmaceutical products and providing important contributions to the medical field.

As an example, its major contributions to the medical field are the psoriatic Arthritis drug, ankylosing spondylitis drug and the Crohn’s disease drug, to name but a few. In addition, the company produces international products like Ensure. On the other hand, Abbott laboratories are also engaged in Vitro diagnostics business and in the elaboration of blood/immunoassays tests and sophisticated diagnostic instruments.

An Abbott laboratory has been growing up considerably over the last decades. Since 1970 the company acquired several small companies such as Ross laboratories, Knoll and TheraSense, among others.

Abbott Laboratories HeadQuarters

Abbott Laboratories

Street: Abbott Park Rd. 100
City: Chicago
State: IL
Zip Code: 60064-3500

Contact Information

Phone: 847-937-6100
Stock Symbol: ABT

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