Profile: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N)
2 Sep 2015
Johnson & Johnson, incorporated on November 10, 1887, is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. The Company has more than 265 operating companies conducting business around the world. The Company’s primary focus is products related to human health and well-being. The Company is organized into three business segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. The Company's subsidiaries operate 134 manufacturing facilities occupying approximately 21.5 million square feet of floor space. The Company’s research facilities are located in the United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The Consumer segment includes a range of products used in the baby care, oral care, skin care, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women’s health and wound care markets. Baby Care includes the JOHNSON’S Baby line of products. Oral Care includes the LISTERINE product line. Major brands in Skin Care include the AVEENO; CLEAN & CLEAR; DABAO; JOHNSON’S Adult; LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS; LUBRIDERM; NEUTROGENA, and RoC product lines. Over-the-counter medicines include the family of TYLENOL acetaminophen products; SUDAFED cold, flu and allergy products; BENADRYL and ZYRTEC allergy products; MOTRIN IB ibuprofen products, and the PEPCID line of heartburn products. Major brands in Women’s Health outside of North America are STAYFREE and CAREFREE sanitary pad and o.b. tampon brands. Wound Care brands include the BAND-AID Brand Adhesive Bandages and NEOSPORIN First Aid product lines. The principal nutritional line is SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener. These products are marketed to the general public and sold both to retail outlets and distributors throughout the world.
The Pharmaceutical segment is focused on five therapeutic areas, including immunology (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis and pulmonary diseases), infectious diseases (e.g., HIV, hepatitis, respiratory infections, tuberculosis and vaccines), neuroscience (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, mood disorders, schizophrenia and pain), oncology (e.g., prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, hematologic malignancies and lung cancer), and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases (e.g., thrombosis and diabetes). Products in this segment are distributed directly to retailers, wholesalers, hospitals and health care professionals for prescription use. Key products in the Pharmaceutical segment include the following: REMICADE (infliximab), a treatment for a number of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases; SIMPONI (golimumab), a subcutaneous treatment for adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, active ankylosing spondylitis and moderately active to severely active ulcerative colitis; SIMPONI ARIA (golimumab) an intravenous treatment for adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis; STELARA (ustekinumab), a treatment for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis; INCIVO (telaprevir), for the treatment of hepatitis C; OLYSIO/SOVRIAD (simeprevir), for combination treatment of chronic hepatitis C in adult patients; PREZISTA (darunavir), a treatment for HIV/AIDS; EDURANT (rilpivirine), for the treatment of HIV; CONCERTA (methylphenidate HCl) extended-release tablets CII, a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; INVEGA (paliperidone) extended-release tablets, for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder; INVEGA SUSTENNA/XEPLION (paliperidone palmitate), for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder in adults; RISPERDAL CONSTA (risperidone long-acting injection), for the treatment of schizophrenia and the maintenance treatment of Bipolar I Disorder in adults; VELCADE (bortezomib), a treatment for multiple myeloma; ZYTIGA (abiraterone acetate), a treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer; IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib), an oral, once-daily therapy approved for use in treating certain B-cell malignancies, or blood cancers; PROCRIT (epoetin alfa, sold outside the United States as EPREX), to stimulate red blood cell production; XARELTO (rivaroxaban), an oral anticoagulant for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement surgery, to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, for the treatment of DVT and PE, and for the reduction in the risk of recurrence of DVT and PE, and INVOKANA (canagliflozin), for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. Many of these products were developed in collaboration with strategic partners or are licensed from other companies.
The Medical Devices segment includes a range of products used in the orthopaedic, surgical care, specialty surgery, cardiovascular care, diagnostics, diabetes care, and vision care markets, which are distributed to wholesalers, hospitals and retailers, and used principally in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals and clinics. These include orthopaedic, trauma and neurological products; general surgery, biosurgical and energy products; products to treat cardiovascular disease; infection prevention products; diagnostics products; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products, and disposable contact lenses.
Johnson & Johnson
1 Johnson And Johnson Plz
NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933-0001
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