MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Upsher-Smith
Laboratories, Inc. announced today that it received the prestigious
AmerisourceBergen Manufacturer of the Year Award for branded
pharmaceutical sales under $500 million at the annual National
Healthcare Conference and Exposition (NHCE) in Las Vegas, NV held
July 19-23, 2011. NHCE is one of the largest conferences of its
kind, bringing together community pharmacy leaders, pharmaceutical
manufacturers, health and beauty aids manufacturers and other
Valley Forge, PA-based AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest
pharmaceutical services companies in the world, selected
Upsher-Smith as its Manufacturer of the Year for consistently
demonstrating the attributes of a productive partnership: being
respectful, responsive, and fair.
“We are honored to receive the Manufacturer of the Year Award
from AmerisourceBergen,” said Mark Evenstad, President and CEO,
Upsher-Smith. “This acknowledgement reflects our team’s hard work
and dedication. As a US manufacturer with an unwavering commitment
to quality products and service, this award further encourages our
efforts to meet and exceed the needs of all of our mutual
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., founded in 1919, is a rapidly
growing, privately held pharmaceutical company that develops,
manufactures, and markets prescription and over-the-counter
products. The company’s product portfolio focuses on the areas of
women’s health, dermatology, cardiology, and CNS diseases.
Upsher-Smith strives to recognize the unmet healthcare needs of its
customers and prides itself on providing safe, effective, and
economical therapies to the ever-changing healthcare environment.
For additional information, visit http://www.upsher-smith.com.
AmerisourceBergen is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical