|Industry:||Drugs - Generic|
|Akorn, Inc. is a manufacturer and markets a full line of diagnostic and therapeutic ophthalmic pharmaceuticals as well as niche hospital drugs and injectable pharmaceuticals. It operates in three segments: ophthalmic, hospital drugs & injectables, and contract services. It operates pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in the United States at Decatur, Illinois and Somerset, New Jersey, and internationally at Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India, as well as a central distribution warehouse in Gurnee, Illinois, R&D centers in Skokie and Vernon Hills, Illinois and corporate offices in Lake Forest, Illinois. It’s customers include physicians, optometrists, hospitals, wholesalers, group purchasing organizations, retail pharmacy chains and other pharmaceutical companies. On February 28, 2012, the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Akorn India Private Limited, acquired selected assets of Kilitch Drugs (India) Limited, and it also acquired selected assets of NBZ Pharma Limited.|
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