July 26, 2016 4:33 AM ET

Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview of Merial Inc.

Company Overview

Merial Inc., an animal health company, manufactures and markets health care products, pharmaceutical products, and vaccines for animals. It offers products for dogs in the areas of flea and tick control, prevention of heartworm disease, and Lyme disease and rabies; and products for cats, such as flea and tick control, rabies, leukemia, and other feline diseases. The company also provides poultry products for the prevention of Marek’s disease and infectious bursal disease; and pork products, including molecular diagnostic technology to develop autogenous vaccines. In addition, it offers beef cattle products; dairy cattle products for calves, heifers, and dairy cows; and horse health protectio...

3239 Satellite Boulevard

Building 500

Duluth, GA 30096

United States

Founded in 1981

Phone:

678-638-3000

Key Executives for Merial Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Global Head of R&D
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Merial Inc. Key Developments

Merial Inc. Wins $10,323,000 Federal Contract

Merial Inc. won a $10,323,000 federal contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for oral rabies vaccine baits in support of the Wildlife Services National Rabies Management program.

Merial, Inc. Launches Combination Vaccine to Help Prevent Core Canine Diseases and Provide Comprehensive Leptospirosis Protection

Merial Inc. announced the availability of its RECOMBITEK® C8 vaccine, a nonadjuvanted combination vaccine that helps protect dogs from the four common leptospirosis serovars and several core canine diseases in a combination injection. It is the only vaccine that helps prevents leptospirosis and leptospiruria (shedding) for three serovars. With the addition of this vaccine, Merial further extends its canine vaccine portfolio and further solidifies its position as a leader in vaccine production. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection affecting humans and animals. It is typically spread through direct contact with an infected animal, or more commonly by exposure to water sources contaminated by the urine of an infected animal. Dogs, even those kept primarily indoors, are especially at risk because of their increased exposure to potentially contaminated water (i.e. lakes, puddles, dew, etc.), soil and wildlife (i.e. raccoons, squirrels, opossums, etc.). Responsible pet ownership, including vaccination, helps pet owners protect their pets from this devastating disease. RECOMBITEK C8 and RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto are the only vaccines that help: prevent leptospirosis caused by Leptospira canicola, L. grippotyphosa, and L. icterohaemorrhagiae and aids in the prevention of L. pomona; prevent dogs from shedding bacteria into the environment after exposure; provide more than 15-month duration of immunity.

Merial and Zoetis India Enters into an Exclusive Marketing and Distribution Agreement for Medicines and Vaccines for Dairy Cattle in India

Merial and Zoetis India have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines and vaccines for dairy cattle in India. Merial will market and sell Zoetis' products, including global/local brands such as Bovical, Lutalyse, Xnel Dectomax and vaccines like Rispoval and Spirovac. The products will be marketed by Merial India beginning in April 2016. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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