|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Patterson Companies, Inc.|
|Patterson Companies, Inc. was incorporated in Minnesota. The Company is a distributor that serves North American dental supply; U.S. companion animal (dogs, cats and other common household pets) and equine veterinary supply; and the worldwide rehabilitation and assistive products supply markets. Its three reportable segments, dental supply, veterinary supply and rehabilitation supply, are strategic business units that offer similar products and services to different customer bases. The Company’s dental business has operations in the United States and Canada. Patterson Dental, a full-service, value-added supplier to dentists, dental laboratories, institutions, and other healthcare professionals, provides consumable products (including x-ray film, restorative materials, hand instruments and sterilization products); basic and advanced technology dental equipment; practice management and clinical software; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery. It offers a broad product line of consumable dental supplies such as x-ray film and solutions; impression materials; restorative materials (composites and alloys); hand instruments; sterilization products; anesthetics; infection control products such as protective clothing, gloves and facemasks; paper, cotton and other disposable products; toothbrushes and a full line of dental accessories including hand instruments, burs, and diamonds. Webster Veterinary, or “Webster”, is a distributor of veterinary supplies mainly to companion-pet (dogs, cats and other common household pets) and equine veterinary clinics across the United States. Webster provides products and services used for the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of diseases in companion animals and equine. Patterson Medical is headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, and is a value added distributor of rehabilitation medical supplies and equipment. The Company believes Patterson Medical offers comprehensive range of distributed and self-manufactured rehabilitation products to health care professionals globally. Patterson Medical’s international operations are based in the United Kingdom (“U.K.”) and are made up of Patterson Medical International (PMI) in the U.K., Kinetec and Sacedi in France, and Patterson Medical/Ausmedic in Australasia. The marketing, distribution and sale of certain products it sells are subject to the requirements of various federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Company is subject to regulation by the Federal Food and Drug Administration, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation.|
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