Company Overview Visit amerisourcebergen.com website
The company is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The concentration of the company's activities is currently focused around pharmaceutical distribution and related services to the healthcare, specialty, health & wellness, manufacturing, food and animal feed industries.
AmerisourceBergen was formed on July 10th 2001 as a result of merger between Bergen Brunswig Corp. And AmeriSource Health Corp., which occurred following both companies' shares being acquired by Van Kampen American Capital. The new parent company took its name from the combination of the words "American" and "source".
The main source of revenue for AmerisourceBergen comes from Pharmaceutical distribution. They claim that their role is not simply to distribute drugs but rather to provide an important resource that addresses the challenges faced by pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. They distribute a range of prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and health & beauty products to a wide variety of retail pharmacies, hospitals, assisted living facilities, surgery centers and other alternate site facilities through their three distribution centers located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; Berryville, Arkansas; and McDonough, Georgia.