Henry Schein distributes a wide range of medical supplies to dentists, veterinarians and other medical workers including physicians, specialists and staff at surgical centers. The company recorded sales of $10.4 billion in 2014, over half of which came from dental supplies.
Henry Schein stocks a large range of supplies. Dental supplies include anesthetics, diagnostic supplies and orthodontic products. Along with these specialist products, office equipment and stationery are also available.
Henry Schein was originally a pharmacy in Queens, New York. The man who lent his name to the pharmacy opened it in 1932; since then, the company has expanded to 33 countries and employs over 18,000 people as of 2015.
Fortune magazine has recognized Henry Schein as one of the world's most admired companies; in 2014, Henry Schein donated over $1 million in equipment to help fight Ebola. The Ethisphere Institute named Henry Schein as one of the world's most ethical companies in 2015.
Henry Schein operates a corporate responsibility program called Henry Schein Cares. The program is engaged in areas including wellness and advancing health care delivery capacity. A further philanthropic arm, Henry Schein Cares Foundation, was launched in 2008. Its goal is to improve medical, dental and veterinary care in communities around the world.