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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in the US

  • Published: June 2014
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research

Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry manufacture and process pharmaceutical products. Major companies include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co, and Pfizer (all based in the US), as well as AstraZeneca (UK), Bayer (Germany), GlaxoSmithKline (UK), Novartis (Switzerland), Roche Holding (Switzerland), and Sanofi (France).

The global pharmaceutical manufacturing industry generates more than $950 billion in annual revenue. Leading pharmaceutical-producing countries include France, Germany, Switzerland, and the UK. The US and the EU remain the largest importers of pharmaceuticals, but manufacturers are targeting emerging economies for growth.

The US pharmaceutical manufacturing industry includes about 1,500 companies with combined annual revenue of about $200 billion. New products drive growth.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Demand for pharmaceuticals is driven by the desire to cure illness and disease. The profitability of individual companies depends on their ability to discover and market new drugs. Large companies benefit from their economies of scale in research, manufacturing, and marketing. READ MORE >

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