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Founded in 1886, Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer.

Inspired by a speech by antiseptic advocate Joseph Lister, Robert Wood Johnson joined his brothers James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson to create a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings in 1885. The company produced its first products in 1886 and incorporated in 1887.


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