Is Hospira owned by Pfizer?
Pfizer acquired Hospira in September 2015 in a deal worth about $17 billion. Hospira, headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, develops and markets injectable drugs and infusion technologies.
Is Hospira a manufacturer?
Hospira is the world’s largest producer of generic injectable pharmaceuticals, manufacturing generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management systems.
What happened to Hospira?
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Hospira, Inc. “We are pleased that Hospira, the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies and a global leader in biosimilars, is now part of Pfizer.
Where is Hospira manufactured?
Hospira had recently moved production of the drug from a plant in North Carolina to a plant in Liscate, Italy.
What kind of products does Hospira Corporation make?
Hospira, Inc. is a hospital products company that manufactures medication delivery systems, generic pharmaceuticals, and intensive care pharmaceuticals. Hospira’s pharmaceutical products include generic injectables used in areas such as anesthesia, cardiovascular, infectious diseases, and pain management.
Where was the headquarters of Hospira before Pfizer?
Hospira was an American global pharmaceutical and medical device company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois. It had approximately 19,000 employees. Before its acquisition by Pfizer, Hospira was the world’s largest producer of generic injectable pharmaceuticals, manufacturing generic acute-care and oncology injectables,…
Who is the manufacturer of Hospira lethal injection?
Hospira manufactured the drug after splitting off from Abbott under the brand name Pentothal. The WHO considers it an essential drug. However, it is also used as part of the lethal injection protocol in many US states.
When did Hospira start trading on the Stock Exchange?
When Hospira began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 3, 2004, the debut marked the start of a “new” company, a company with roots stretching back nearly 70 years. Hospira was new in name only, constituting one substantially sized arm of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.