Henry Schein Inc. is a distributor of health care products.
The company was founded in 1932 when Henry Schein opened a pharmacy in Queens, New York.
In the 1950’s Schein changed the focus of his business from consumer based to office-based practitioners.
In the 1990’s the company began to expand internationally with offices in Spain, Holland and the U.K.
Today Henry Schein is a leading global distributor of dental supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals. The company also supplies doctors’ offices and veterinarians with diagnostic kits, surgical tools, drugs, vaccines and animal health products. In addition, Henry Schein provides software, financing, and repair services.
Henry Schein is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol HSIC, is a member of the S&P 500, is #339 in the Fortune 500, has 17,000 employees, and had $9.92 billion in revenue in 2013.