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Corporate Profile for Boehringer Mannheim Corp., dated Sept. 20, 1996.

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Published Date: Sept. 20, 1996


Company Name: Boehringer Mannheim Corp., Therapeutics Division


Address: 101 Orchard Ridge Drive
 Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Main Telephone
 Number: 800/628-2672


Senior VP U.S.
 Therapeutics: John Melville


Manager, Marketing
 Communications
 Contact: Kevin Kramer
 Business number: 301/216-3733
 e-mail address: kevin_kramer@bmpc.corange.com


URL: www.boehringer-mannheim.com


Industry: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology-0-


Company description: Boehringer Mannheim Corp., Therapeutics Division (BMCT) was established in 1984 in Rockville, Md. BMCT is a division of Boehringer Mannheim Corp. (BMC) located in Indianapolis. With divisions in Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and Biochemicals, BMC is the U.S. member of the Boehringer Mannheim Group of Mannheim, Germany. Boehringer Mannheim has operating divisions in 26 countries, and products available in 150 countries.

After building a drug development group, BMCT sales and marketing launched its first commercial product, ISMO for chronic stable angina, followed in 1994 by DEMADEX, a loop diuretic for the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure. Along with DEMADEX and ISMO, BMCT currently markets CARDIAC T Rapid Assay and MICRAL in partnership with BMC Diagnostics.

BMCT moved to Gaithersburg in 1994 and currently employs over 400 in the United States, including a field sales force of 265 representatives. BMCT focuses on research, development and marketing of products in the following therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, renal, oncology, metabolism (bone and diabetes), antivirals/antiinfectives, and gene medicine. The parent company of BMCT was one of the first to develop synthetic pharmaceuticals, formulate early intravenous drugs for cardiac patients, introduce oral anti-diabetic agents, and pioneer biotechnology drug development.

Boehringer Mannheim has built a heritage of quality worldwide with over 140 years of experience. Today, Boehringer Mannheim's principal biotechnology facility in Penzburg, Germany is fully equipped to handle all levels of biotechnological development with more than 1,500 biotechnology products and approximately 200 recombinant products.

Key Statistics

Industry: Biotechnology Segment: Human Therapeutics Ownership: Subsidiary Employees: 400 Revenue: (US $ mil.) Sales: 3.27 billion - 1995

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