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Encyclopedia > Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries
Type Public (NASDAQ: TEVA)
Founded 1901
Headquarters Petah Tikva, Israel
Key people Shlomo Yanai, President and Chief Executive Officer
Industry Pharmaceutical
Products Pharmaceuticals
Website http://www.tevapharm.com/

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Hebrew: טבע תעשיות פרמצבטיות בע"מ), NASDAQ: TEVA is an international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Israel. It specializes in generic and proprietary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. It is the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world and one of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide. In 2006, its sales totaled $8.4 billion, of which 80% in Europe and North America. After its acquisition of U.S. rival Ivax Corporation in January 2006, the company has about 26,000 employees in 50 countries. Teva's facilities are located in Israel, North America, Europe and Latin America. Image File history File links Teva_logo. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Coat of Arms of Petah-Tikva Petah-Tikva (Hebrew פֶּתַח-תִּקְוָה opening of hope, Standard Hebrew Pétaḥ-Tiqva, also transliterated as Petach Tikva, Petah Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Petaḥ Tiqwa or Petach Tiqwa) and nicknamed as Mother of Cities, is a city in the west of the Center District of Israel... Pharmacology (in Greek: pharmacon is drug, and logos is science) is the study of how chemical substances interfere with living systems. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... A pharmaceutical company, or drug company, is a commercial business whose focus is to research, develop, market and/or distribute drugs, most commonly in the context of healthcare. ... A generic drug (pl. ... Proprietary indicates that a party, or proprietor, exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property, usually to the exclusion of other parties. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... IVAX Corporation was a United States public corporation focused on manufacturing and distributing generic pharmaceutical products. ...

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History

Teva, founded in 1901, was originally founded as Salomon, Levin, and Elstein Ltd., a wholesale distributor based in Jerusalem. During the 1930s new immigrants from Europe founded several pharmaceutical companies including Teva, Assia, and Zori. In 1951, Teva raised capital through the newly founded Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) is a stock exchange in Tel-Aviv, Israel. ...


In 1964 Assia and Zori merged and acquired a controlling interest in Teva. In 1976, these three companies merged into the modern Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. In 1980, Teva continued to follow its vision of becoming one of the world's biggest Pharmaceutical companies by acquiring then Israel's second largest drug manufacturer, Ikapharm. [1] Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


In 1982 Teva was granted FDA approval for its Kfar Saba manufacturing plant, an essential milestone for marketing Pharmaceuticals in the USA. Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... The United States Food and Drug Administration is the government agency responsible for regulating food, dietary supplements, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, biologics and blood products in the United States. ... Hebrew כפר סבא Name Meaning Grandfathers Village Founded in 1903 Government City Also Spelled Kefar Sava (officially) District Center Population 81,100 (2006) Jurisdiction 15,000 dunams (15 km²) Mayor Yehuda Ben Hemo The city today. ...


On June 23, 2006, Teva (through a former Ivax subsidiary) received from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration a 180-day exclusivity period to sell simvastatin (Zocor) in the U.S. as a generic drug in all strengths except 80 mg. Teva presently competes with the maker of brand-name Zocor, Merck & Co.; Ranbaxy Laboratories, which has 180-day exclusivity at 80 mg; and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, whose authorized generic version (licensed by Merck) is exempt from exclusivity. Simvastatin (INN) (IPA: ) is a hypolipidemic drug belonging to the class of pharmaceuticals called statins. It is used to control hypercholesterolemia (elevated cholesterol levels) and to prevent cardiovascular disease. ... A generic drug (pl. ... Merck & Co. ... Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited is an Indian company incorporated in 1961. ... Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd. ...


Products

Pharmaceuticals

  • Laquinimod

Laquinimod is an immunosupresant drug developed by Active Biogen and produced by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. ...

Subsidiaries

  • North America
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
    • Plantex USA
    • Teva Sicor
    • Teva Neuroscience
    • Teva - Biocraft
    • Novopharm
    • Teva Neuroscience Canada
  • Latin America
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals Curacao N.V.
    • Sicor Latinoamerica S.A.
    • Teva Brazil
  • Europe
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe B.V.
    • Pharmachemie B.V.
    • Plantex Chemicals B.V.
    • Teva Pharma UK
    • Teva UK Limited
    • Teva Pharmaceutical Works Ltd.
    • Teva Hungary Ltd.
    • Teva Classics France
    • Teva Group Germany
    • Teva Pharma Italia S.r.I.
    • Teva Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals S.r.I.
    • Sicor Italy S.r.I.
    • Prosintex - ICI
    • Teva Belgium
    • Sicor Biotech UAB
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals CR, s.r.o.
    • Teva Slovakia, s.r.o.
    • Teva Suisse
    • Sicor Europe
    • Teva Sweden AB
    • Teva API International Spain
    • Teva Generics Spain
    • Teva Pharma Portugal Ltd.
    • Teva Bulgaria
    • Teva Moscow
    • Teva Belarus
    • Teva Ukraine
    • Teva Kazakhstan
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals Polksa
  • Asia'
    • Teva Singapore
    • Teva Japan
    • RDL - India
  • Africa
    • Assia Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    • Teva Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd.

Animal rights arrests

Two Israeli animal rights activists were charged with "illegal gathering" in Petah-Tikva, Israel, after being arrested in December 2006 for holding a vigil outside TEVA's offices. The activists were protesting because TEVA is a client of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), which is the focus of an international animal rights campaign, Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty. [2] Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) is a contract animal-testing company founded in 1952 in England, now with facilities in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire and Eye, Suffolk in the UK; New Jersey in the U.S.; and in Japan. ... A monkey inside Huntingdon Life Sciences in the United States. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.tevapharm.com/about/history.asp The History of Teva
  2. ^ "Two Israeli activists charged with 'illegal gathering'", Arkangel, undated.
  • Pharmaceutical Executive (PDF)

External links

  • Corporate website
  • Quote & Chart for TEVA

 
 

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