Hospira Inc was incorporated in Delaware on September 16, 2003. The Company is a provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, and is also engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution. Its portfolio includes generic acute-care and oncology injectables, biosimilars, and integrated infusion therapy and medication management products. Its portfolio of products is used by hospitals and alternate site providers, such as clinics, home healthcare providers and long-term care facilities. The Company's business segments are Specialty Injectable Pharmaceuticals, Medication Management and Other Pharmaceuticals. Specialty Injectable Pharmaceuticals consists of generic injectable pharmaceuticals products. Generic injectable pharmaceuticals provide customers with a lower-cost alternative to branded products when associated patent protection expires, when patents are declared invalid, or when the generic products do not infringe the patents of others. Our generic injectable pharmaceuticals are sold in therapeutic areas including analgesia, anesthesia, anti-infectives, cardiovascular, oncology, and other. Medication Management offer the Hospira MedNet safety software system, which is designed for hospitals to customize intravenous drug dosage limits and track drug delivery to prevent medication errors. The wireless network version of the Hospira MedNet system establishes real-time send-and-receive capability and can interface with select hospital and pharmacy information systems. Other Pharmaceuticals primarily consists of large volume I.V. solutions, nutritionals and contract manufacturing services. We offer infusion therapy solutions and related supplies that include I.V. solutions for general use, I.V. nutrition products, and solutions for washing and cleansing of wounds or surgical sites. The Company's primary customers include hospitals, wholesalers, integrated delivery networks and alternate site facilities. Its competitors include Baxter International Inc.; Becton, Dickinson and Company; Fresenius Kabi AG; Mallinckrodt plc; Mylan Inc; Par Pharmaceuticals Companies, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Sandoz; Sanofi S.A. and Teva Pharmaceuticals, Aspen Medical; Fresenius Kabi; Pfizer; Sandoz and a number of smaller competitors and the originator companies. The Company's operations and business activities are subject to extensive legal and regulatory requirements that are enforced by numerous governmental agencies in the countries in which it do business.