Johnson & Johnson is an American corporation which has been established in 1886. It is one of the largest companies in the world which has multi-field production in the healthcare service.
Johnson & Johnson company produces medical drugs and goods for the human health, cosmetic production, and hygienic products. It is one of the largest (and according to some data – the largest manufacturers) manufacturers of the medical and diagnostic equipment.
Johnson & Johnson invests a lot into the developments in the field of the medical technologies and advanced methods of the treatment, search of the newest medical drugs, and scientific studies. According to the results of 2014, this company took 6th position in the list «Top 25 pharma companies by global sales».
The breakthrough of the company in the field of the medical care is related to the high level of the diversification of the production. Johnson & Johnson includes more than 200 affiliate companies which implement their technological opportunities.
The head office of Johnson & Johnson assigns financial and research sources, and sets strategic priorities for each company. The part of companies performs research activity, and others develop medical drugs. And the third part develops cosmetic products and goods for hygiene.
Most of all, Johnson & Johnson company produces medical equipment for diagnostics and medical devices for personal application (about 14%). Then, pharmaceutical drugs take about 37% from the general volume of the company production. The consumer goods take about 22% from the general volume of the Johnson & Johnson production.
In the field of pharmaceutics, a great attention is paid to the section of neurology, immunology, oncology, and infectious diseases.
Johnson & Johnson company has made several significant breakthroughs in the field of pharmaceutics within its entire history. One of such drugs is Sirturo, the first medical drug for the past 40 years developed for the treatment of tuberculosis.
The most popular drugs of Johnson & Johnson are: Concerta, INVEGA Sustenna, Risperdal Consta, Velcade, Incivio, Remicade, Simponi, Intelence, Tylenol, and many others.
The company has faced mean and dishonest battle of the competitors many times because of the great number of Johnson & Johnson production. It was a scandal with Tylenol drug; the unknown people added a poison on purpose and then sold it on the market. It could harm the reputation of the company, but it would not.
In spite of the many legal claims, Johnson & Johnson is one of the largest and most stable manufacturers of the medical and consumer production in the world.