90 Orville Drive
Bohemia, NY 11716
Web Site: http://www.nbty.com
Index Membership: S&P 600 SmallCap
S&P 1500 Super Comp
Industry: Drug Related Products
Full Time Employees: 10,000
NBTY, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of vitamins, food supplements, and health and beauty aids primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Holland. Its customers include mass merchandisers, drug store chains, supermarkets, independent pharmacies, and health food stores. The company markets its products through wholesale distributors, catalogs, Internet, and retail stores. As of September 30, 2004, it operated 557 retail stores in the U.S., and 602 stores in the U.K., Ireland, and the Netherlands. The company was founded under the name of Nature's Bounty, Inc. by Arthur Rudolph in 1979 and changed its name to NBTY, Inc. in 1995. NBTY is based in Bohemia, New York.