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 industry experts.
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 customers."
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 services co