PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL) announced today that it has won the 2008 AmerisourceBergen Manufacturer Award for generic pharmaceutical companies with sales of more than $50 million.
Valley Forge, Pa.-based AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest pharmaceutical services companies in the world, selected Mylan as its Manufacturer of the Year for its responsiveness, collaboration and investment in strategic initiatives with the company.
"Being named Manufacturer of the Year by AmerisourceBergen reflects Mylan's historical commitment to and close working relationship with our business partners," said Mylan -- North America President Hal Korman. "We recognize that strong partner relationships are built on mutually supportive initiatives and close collaboration. The synergies derived by combining our respective strengths clearly enhance our customers' satisfaction and, ultimately, generate value for our shareholders."
Mylan Inc., with a presence in more than 90 countries, ranks among the leading diversified generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world. The company maintains one of the industry's broadest -- and highest quality -- product portfolios, supported by a robust product pipeline; owns a controlling interest in the world's second largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer; and operates a specialty business focused on respiratory and allergy therapies.
SOURCE Mylan Inc. 08/11/2008 CONTACT: Michael Laffin (Media), or Dan Crookshank (Investors) +1-724-514-1813 /Web site: http://www.mylan.com (MYL)