Term Paper: Johnson & Johnson Company l. History Johnson and Johnson is an American multinational pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company. Johnson and Johnson was founded in 1886 in New Brunswick, New Jersey by three brothers Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead Johnson. Between 1888 and 1921 Johnson and Johnson had a lot of first with products such as first aid kits, dental floss, sanitary napkins for women, band aids, baby powder( which later leads to the company’s booming Baby business products).
Also it was the first company to provide disaster relief to citizens of Galveston, Texas after a hurricane( the tradition begins). Beginning in 1924 is when Johnson and Johnson expanded its company overseas to countries such as United Kingdom, Mexico, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, and Brazil. Between 1954 and 1989 Johnson and Johnson made expansions to their company such as putting operating companies in India, China, and Egypt. They entered new eras of health care such as vision care, diabetes management and mechancial wound closures.
Johnson and Johnson was the first company to introduce disposal contact lenses, they also Joined forces with big companies such as Neutrogena, Kodak’s Clinical Diagnostics, Cord’s Corporation and Centocor. Johnson and Johnson has been around for 126 years providing care for patients and communitites around the world. Today Johnson and Johnson has over 250 companies in bout 57 different countries globally and is divided into three compnents within the company. II.
Company Structure The consumer portion of Johnson and Johnson is all of their baby, skin, oral, ound, and women health care products. Baby Care products that produce are Johnson’s baby powder, desitin(rash cream), head-to-toe gragrance free baby lotion, tear free baby shampoo, and baby oil. Skin Care products that J&J produce are Clean&Clear products for acne such as foaming facial cleanser, oil absorbing cleanser, deep toning cleanser, dual action moisturizer. Neutrogena products such as facial cleansers, acne cleansers, makeup remover, moisturizers, body wash, body oil, cosemetics line, etc.
Aveeno products such as moisturizing lotion, body wash, it’s the est product for those with dry skin and eczema, hair products like shampoo conditioner it’s good on those who have damaged , dry, color in their hair. Aveeno also has sun protection cream, ointments for diaper rash and dry sensitive skin. Oral care products that produce are products such as Listerine mouth wash. As far as wound care treatment makes products such as BAND-AID Brand Adhesive, Neosporin, Bengay, RED CROSS Brand,etc. Women’s health products such as pantiliners in the stayfree and carefree brands. Over the counter drugs such as
Tylenol, Benadryl, Pepcid, Sudafed, Zyrtec, Motrin, and many more. The medical Devices and Diagnostics portion of Johnson and Johnson are the products that are used by health care providers/professionals in the fields of vision care, InTectlon preventlon, ortnopae01cs, Olaoetes, sports mealclne, etc. I ney specifically specialize in improving the Joints and spinal conditions as well as sports injuries. DePuy Inc. is the head company thats apart of that takes care of this department. Lifescan Inc. is the portion of the company that specializes in managing diabetes and provides insulin.
Acuvue and Vistakon are the primary eyecare lenses that manufacture and sell. Ethicon Inc. is the division that handles the surgical department of the company. The Pharmaceuticals portion of Johnson and Johnson is where research and development focuses on those unmet medical needs in several therapeutic areas such as oncology, neuroscience and pain, metabolism and cardiovascular, immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines. The products that the company offers for these fields are given specifically to wholesalers and retailers and they’re for prescription use only.
Prescriptions such as Invega is prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults and adolescents. Zytiga is medicine prescribed for men who have metastatic castration-cancer who have received chemotherapy. Duragesic is a prescribed medication for moderate to severe chronic pain that can provide long- lasting relief from ongoing pain. Ill. Statistics Today Johnson and Johnson company net worth is $65. 03 billion dollars because no matter where you goin the world and you walk into a drug store, pharmacy, etc. you will always see a product that is made by Johnson and Johnson.