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Bayer AG
Treddit asFWBBAYN
IndustriePharmaceuticals, chemicals
FoonditAugust 1 1863 [1]
FoonderFriedrich Bayer,
Johann Friedrich Weskott
HeidquartersLeverkusen, Germany
Key fowk
Marijn Dekkers (CEO),
Werner Wenning
(Chairman o
the supervisory board)
ProductsVeterinary drugs,
diagnostic imagin,
general an specialty medicines,
weemen's health products,
ower-the-coonter drugs,
diabetes care, pesticides,
plant biotechnology,
polymers, coatins, adhesives
RevenueIncrease 36.53 billion (2011)[2]
Increase €4.149 billion (2011)[2]
ProfitIncrease €2.470 billion (2011)[2]
Tot assetsIncrease €52.77 billion (end 2011)[2]
Tot equityIncrease €19.27 billion (end 2011)[2]
Nummer o employees
111,800 (FTE, 2011)[2]
SubsidiariesBayer MaterialScience, Bayer USA,
Bayer Schering Pharma,
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals,
Bayer CropScience

Bayer AG (/ˈbər/; German pronunciation: [ˈbaɪ̯ɐ]) is a German chemical an pharmaceutical company foondit in Barmen (the day a pairt o Wuppertal), Germany in 1863. It is heidquartered in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany an well kent for its oreeginal brand o aspirin. Bayer mercatit heroin in 1895 an inventit aspirin in 1897. The company was 150 years auld on 1 August 2013.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bayer: 150 years - The early years (1863–1881)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Annual Report 2011". Bayer. Retrieved 13 March 2012.

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