Established in 1946, Sandoz is one of the largest manufacturers of specialty generic pharmaceutical products in the United States. With a total workforce of more than 1,500 employees, the company manufactures more than 200 products in over 500 package sizes. The company provides a wide range of therapeutic drugs, including anti-infectives, anti-arthritics, cardiovasculars, gastrointestinal agents and psychotherapeutics. Sandoz is a member of the Novartis Group of Companies, which is one of the leaders in healthcare with core businesses in pharmaceuticals, generics, consumer health, eye-care and animal health. Some of the brands of Sandoz include Metrogel-Vaginal, Proamatine, Lopressor, Neptazane and Zaroxolyn.