Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is a powerful American company which is dedicated to produce several pharmaceutical, medical and diverse consumer goods for different purposes. Definitely, this company is one of the best companies in the United States. In fact, the Fortune 500 list included this multinational corporation among the best companies in the country. The common stock of Johnson & Johnson is considered an active part in the prestigious Jones Industrial Average and it was considered as one of the most respected corporations in the nation. In addition, Johnson & Johnson was the first company which was awarded by the U.S. State Department with the Benjamin Franklin award because of its excellent educational programs in favor of children with lack of resources.

The company was founded in 1887 thanks to the initiative of Edward Mead Johnson, James Wood Johnson and his brother called Robert Johnson. They were inspired in a motivational speech of Joseph Lister about antisepsis and created their first surgical dressings in 1886 but the company was officially established the next year.

Robert Wood Johnson was the first president of the corporation but in 1932 his brother James Johnson took the presidency. In 1900, the company decided to implement other products; so, in 1920 the corporation created a subsidiary called Ethicon and acquired McNeil Laboratories Inc.

Johnson & Johnson HeadQuarters

Johnson & Johnson

Street: One Johnson & Johnson Plaza
City: New Brunswick
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08933

Contact Information

Phone: 732-524-0400
Stock Symbol: JNJ

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