MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and veterinary practitioners, has been ranked number 317 in the 2011 Fortune 500 ranking of America's Largest Corporations. Henry Schein's net sales reached a record $7.5 billion in 2010. The Company has steadily climbed the Fortune 500 rankings over the past three years, having been ranked #410 in 2008, #389 in 2009, and #339 in 2010. Henry Schein first debuted on the Fortune 500 list in 2004, when it ranked #487.
"Henry Schein's continued growth, even during challenging economic times, is a result of the shared commitment of more than 14,000 Team Schein Members worldwide to provide our customers with the products and services needed to drive practice efficiency and success, so they can provide quality care to patients," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. "The baby boomer-driven dental, medical and animal health markets that we serve are growing, and this combination of internal strategic commitment and external dynamics have fueled our Company's growth and success."
In addition to the 2011 Fortune 500 ranking, Henry Schein recently also ranked number one in the "Wholesalers: Health Care" industry in the Fortune 2011 list of "World's Most Admired Companies" in the categories of Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness.
About Henry Schein
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is a Fortune 500® company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index. The Company is recognized for its excellent customer service and highly competitive prices. Henry Schein's five businesses – Dental, Medical, Animal Health, International and Technology – serve more than 700,000 customers worldwide, including dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices and animal health practices, as well as government and other institutions. The Company operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, which provides customers in more than 200 countries with a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 national and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 100,000 additional products available as special-order items. Henry Schein also provides exclusive, innovative technology offerings for dental, medical and veterinary professionals, including value-added practice management software and electronic health record solutions.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein employs more than 14,000 people and has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company's net sales reached a record $7.5 billion in 2010. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.
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