Founded in 1974, Apotex is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Canada. The company oversees a staff of more than 6,800 employees and maintains research, development, manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide. It produces over 260 generic pharmaceuticals in nearly 4,000 dosages and formats. Apotex s pharmaceuticals are sold through pharmacies and health care facilities throughout Canada and are exported to more than 115 countries worldwide. It maintains subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensing agreements in Australia, Belgium, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland and Turkey. The company offers a variety of publications and practice tools for pharmacists. Its products include capsules, tablets, sprays and injections. Apotex s clients feature pharmacy chains and associations. Additionally, Apotex researches, develops, manufactures and distributes fine chemicals and nonprescription and private label medicines.