Abbott - holds for health and life Abbott at a Glance...

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Abbott Laboratories Past, Present and  an Eye on the Future
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Abbott Laboratories:  Humble Beginnings Founded in 1888 Single medical practice / drugstore  in Ravenswood, Illinois Total sales: $2,000 Dr. Wallace Abbott founded Abbott Laboratories with one single goal: To improve the quality of medical care available to his customers
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Today: A Global Leader Corporate Headquarters – North suburban Chicago, Illinois (U.S.A.) Global reach – 100+ facilities – 130+ countries 68,000+ employees
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Abbott: A Promise for Life We are here for the people we serve in their pursuit of  healthy lives. This has been the way of Abbott for more than  a century –  passionately and thoughtfully translating  science into lasting contributions to health   Our products encircle life, from newborns to aging adults,  and companion animals, from nutrition and diagnostics  through medical care and pharmaceutical therapy… …The promise of our company is in the promise our work 
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Unformatted text preview: holds for health and life Abbott at a Glance Market-leading pharmaceuticals Advanced medical products Trusted infant, child and adult nutritional products Pioneering Health Care Scientific Excellence More than 7,000 scientists / researchers worldwide Research centers in Europe, Japan, Mexico, and the United States 2007 R&D investment: $2.5 billion 200+ pharmaceutical patent filings/year since 2005 We advance leading-edge science and technologies that hold the potential for significant improvements to health and to the practice of health care Our Areas of Expertise Anesthesia Animal Health Anti-Infectives Cardiovascular Diabetes Care Diagnostics Hematology Immunology Metabolics Molecular Neuroscience Nutrition Oncology Pain Care Point of Care Renal Care Respiratory Vascular Virology...
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