Portion of the Proceeds From Customer Purchases Will Be Donated to the Henry Schein Cares Foundation to Advance Environmental Causes
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 22, 2015 – Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, is celebrating Earth Day 2015 by offering its customers the opportunity to purchase “green” products through its Global Reflections catalog. A portion of proceeds from the sale of products featured in the catalog will be donated to the Henry Schein Cares Foundation in support of environmental causes. From January to April each year, Henry Schein offers its customers a wide variety of “green” products and helpful tips to help minimize the environmental impact of their practices. Celebrated today, Earth Day 2015 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.
The Global Reflections catalog is part of the Henry Schein Cares Calendar of Caring, the Company’s signature cause-marketing platform. Since its inception, the Calendar of Caring has raised more than $1.2 million to support environmental, cancer-related and health and wellness initiatives.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and NASDAQ 100® Indices, Henry Schein employs approximately 18,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 29 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.4 billion in 2014, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com
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