In 1885, Albert Boehringer (1861-1939) founded the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim in Nieder-Ingelheim, today a part of Ingelheim am Rhein. Since its beginnings in 1885 when it employed just 28 people, the company has become a global enterprise, with three business areas: Human Pharma, Animal Health, and Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing.
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