Founded in 1975, Alpharma is a manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical products for poultry, swine and cattle producers. The company serves the animal and human health markets. The company serves customers in more than 80 countries through over 1,400 employees. Alpharma s products include KADIAN capsules and FLECTOR Patch for the treatment of acute pain due to minor strains, sprains and contusions. Its clients include wholesalers, chain drug stores, distributors, premix companies and animal health distribution organizations. The company offers antibiotics, antimicrobials and anticoccidals for the delivery in feed and water. It operates manufacturing plants in Illinois, Colorado, Maryland, West Virginia and Arkansas. Alpharma is headquartered in Bridgewater, N.J.