To meet the ever growing needs of modern medicine and combat emerging new diseases, there is a constant demand for improved diagnostic methods, therapeutic approaches and technologies. As a leading manufacturer of health care products, it is Abbott's goal to meet these needs worldwide. In Germany, Abbott has sites in Wiesbaden, Ludwigshafen, Wetzlar and Rangendingen.
Abbott Laboratories is a global, diversified health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical, diagnostic, nutritional and hospital products. The company currently employs approximately 65,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.
Abbott currently has nearly 4,100 employees working at the Wiesbaden, Ludwigshafen, Wetzlar and Rangendingen sites, and offers a wide range of pharmaceutical and diagnostic products – from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and cure. Thanks to substantial investments in discovery science, we have been able to develop innovative medications which lessen the threat of many diseases. Our pharmaceutical products help patients lead healthier and longer lives.