Bayer 1863

Nationality:
German
based:
Elberfeld, Wuppertal, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

1863-Freiderich Bayer and Johann Freiderich Weskott establish a dye stuffs maker in Barnam, Germany; 1888-establish a pharmaceutical division; 1912 headquarters move to Leverkusen, Germany; 1889- market ASPIRIN for the first time; 1935 - market the first sulphonamide antibiotic - Prontosil; 1972 - name change to Bayer AG; 2006 acquires Schering AG and renamed Bayer Schering Pharma

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