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Pfizer Incorporated is a Pharmaceutical Shabby...Company

Pfizer Incorporated is a Pharmaceutical Shabby...Company

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Pfizer Incorporated is a pharmaceutical company, ranking number one in sales in the world.

The company is based in New York City, with its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, New York City and research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, USA. At Pfizer,they apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life.they strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people and animals. their diversified global health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and many of the world's best-known consumer products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with their responsibility as the world's leading biopharmaceutical company,they also collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on them. History Pfizer is named after German-American cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhardt (they were originally from Ludwigsburg, Germany) who launched a fine chemicals business, Charles Pfizer And Company, in 1849. There, they produced an antiparasitic called santonin. This was an immediate success, although it was the production of citric acid that really kick-started Pfizer's growth in the 1880s. Pfizer continued to buy property to expand its lab and factory. By 1906, sales totaled nearly $3 million. World War I caused a shortage of calcium citrate that Pfizer imported from Italy for the manufacture of citric acid, and the company began a search for an alternative supply. Pfizer chemists learned of a fungus that ferments sugar to citric acid and were able to commercialize production of citric acid from this source in 1919. As a result Pfizer developed expertise in fermentation technology. These skills were applied to the mass production of penicillin during World War II, in

In fact. government. Pfizer has made clinical research investments of US$ 6. The antibiotic was needed to treat injured Allied soldiers. most of the penicillin that went ashore with the troops on D-Day was made by Pfizer. • A proven history of establishing new therapeutic market opportunities—such as • ARICEPT® (donepezil HCl) and VIAGRA® (sildenafil citrate). • 14 products currently ranked at the top of their respective therapeutic areas. Following the success of penicillin production in the 1940s. As a result.52 million (November 2009) • One of the highest spenders in pharmaceutical R&D globally. • Pfizer Limited (India) has a turnover of US$ 159. . in the late 1940s Pfizer decided to search for new antibiotics with greater profit potential.response to a need from the U. penicillin became very inexpensive and Pfizer made very little profit for its efforts.05 million (November 2009) in India • The company was awarded the FICCI SEDF (Socio Economic Development Foundation) Certificate of Commendation for its social responsibility efforts • Pfizer has won several awards including that for the multinational pharmaceutical company of the year and the most respected MNC Pfizer has: • 11 products currently with sales of more than $1 billion.S.

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