Posted 11 months ago
Hi I Love to share this wonderful advertizment of medicine book for you Ailments. I believe its 1930 but i could be wrong. Here is key dates of these pharmaceutical company how they started.
Ironically I did my internship for a month at the ITT department. Key Dates:
The partnership of Olcott & McKesson is founded.
The business is renamed McKesson & Robbins.
Founder John McKesson dies and his heirs leave the company.
Frank D. Coster, a criminal whose real name was Philip Musica, buys the company.
McKesson & Robbins is incorporated.
The company becomes privately owned after Coster kills himself in 1939.
Foremost Dairies takes over the company, which becomes Foremost-McKesson, Inc.
The company moves its headquarters to San Francisco.
The company avoids a hostile takeover, is reorganized, and acquires C.F. Mueller Company and Gentry International.
Armor All Products is acquired as McKesson enters the car protection products industry.
The company acquires Zee Medical, Inc. and sells C.F. Mueller and Foremost Dairies.
The company is renamed McKesson Corporation.
McKesson Chemical Division is sold to Univar Corporation.
McKesson gains Wal-Mart Stores as a major customer.
The company gains control of Medis Health and Pharmaceutical, Canada's major drug wholesaler.
McKesson acquires Integrated Medical Systems Inc. and decides to sell PCS Health Systems to Eli Lilly & Company.
The company acquires Red Line HealthCare Corporation.
A January merger with HBO & Company creates McKesson HBOC Inc.; Kelly/Waldron & Company and Kelly Waldron/Technologies Solutions are acquired.
McKesson acquires Prospective Health, Inc. and sells its Water Products business; the company renews its contract with ShopKo Stores for five years.
The firm introduces Supply Management Online to increase its Internet capabilities.