Thursday, May 28, 2009

173:Fill It Up

The roots of _______ reach back into the 17th Century. In 1668, Friedrich Jacob _______, an apothecary, assumed ownership of the Angel Pharmacy in Darmstadt, Germany.In 1816, Emanuel _______ took over the pharmacy. Thanks to his scientific education he was successful in isolating and characterizing alkaloids in the pharmacy laboratory. He began the manufacture of these substances "in bulk" in 1827, touting them as a "Cabinet of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Innovations". He and his successors gradually built up a chemical-pharmaceutical factory that produced — in addition to raw materials for pharmaceutical preparations — a multitude of other chemicals and (from 1890) medicines.In 1891, Georg _______ established himself in the United States and set up _______ & Co. in New York, USA. _______ & Co. was confiscated following the First World War and set up as an independent company in the United States. Today, the US company has about 70,000 employees in 120 countries and 31 factories worldwide.

Answer: MERCK &CO,also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD ( NYSE:MRK).

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