PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL)announced today that it has won the 2008 AmerisourceBergen Manufacturer Awardfor generic pharmaceutical companies with sales of more than $50 million.
Valley Forge, Pa.-based AmerisourceBergen, one of the largestpharmaceutical services companies in the world, selected Mylan as itsManufacturer of the Year for its responsiveness, collaboration and investmentin strategic initiatives with the company.
"Being named Manufacturer of the Year by AmerisourceBergen reflectsMylan's historical commitment to and close working relationship with ourbusiness partners," said Mylan -- North America President Hal Korman. "Werecognize that strong partner relationships are built on mutually supportiveinitiatives and close collaboration. The synergies derived by combining ourrespective strengths clearly enhance our customers' satisfaction and,ultimately, generate value for our shareholders."
Mylan Inc., with a presence in more than 90 countries, ranks among theleading diversified generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies in theworld. The company maintains one of the industry's broadest -- and highestquality -- product portfolios, supported by a robust product pipeline; owns acontrolling interest in the world's second largest active pharmaceuticalingredient manufacturer; and operates a specialty business focused onrespiratory and allergy therapies.
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