JMN Pharmaceutical is a Greek trading company, involved in marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement products hence in the health industry and lifestyle products. JMN Pharmaceutical was founded in 2008 in Ioannina. The rapid growth of the company resulted in its expansion into the industrial area of Ioannina, where privately owned warehouses of 1,200 square meters were located until the end of 2016, where they were moved at the area of Aspropyrgos Attica until the present day. The accountant base as well as the order department of the company remains in the center of the city of Ioannina. In 2008 the sales and marketing department was added in Athens, which is responsible for promoting products at both retail and wholesale, both in Greece and in foreign countries. In 2008, the R & D department was established, aiming at the development of innovative formulae. Today JMN Pharmaceutical is active in both Greece and the abroad.
The scope of JMN Pharmaceutical activities in Greece, involves the import, export, distribution and trade of pharmaceuticals, organic products and nutritional supplements. The company is the sole owner of the claims with regards the trade and distribution of NOW products in Greece, Cyprus and Croatia. According to SPINSΤΜ , an independent body, NOW is the biggest supplement manufacturer globally, in terms of sales. Alongside the effective demonstration of providing prime quality natural products, such as dietary supplements, natural nutriments, supplements for athletes, herb extracts, essential oils, natural sweeteners, cosmetics, etc., this American Corporation is strictly committed to issues that deal with social and environmental liability.
The last partnership between JMN Pharmaceutical and Lifeplan Products, an English supplement company, is an evolutionary step of great significance, since the dietary supplements in question are on sale exclusively at AB VASILOPOULOS Super Market, a member of Ahold-Delhaize, a giant multinational force, in FMCG department.
JMN Pharmaceutical, apart from delegating important manufacturers of the abroad, has also manufactured products under its own brand name, with innovative formulas, developed exclusively by the R & D department of the company. Natura Vita series available on domestic and foreign market; more specifically in Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania.
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Services - Facilities
To the present, JMN Pharmaceutical remains committed to all the values set from the first moment of its foundation. The services provided include ensuring optimal product quality, and effectiveness to those who need them. Overhauling and scientifically validated expiration dates are an integral part of the company's activity which allows quality assurance from the first day of product storage. The facilities where the warehouse is housed exceed the guidelines for food packaging. The storage areas have units which control temperature and humidity, which operate more at night, to avoid changes that affect the quality of products. The high quality of service of JMN Pharmaceutical is certified by Quality Assurance Standard ISO 9001 and the reassessment is annual, according to the new standard ISO 9001.
The purpose and aim of JMN Pharmaceutical is leadership and cooperation with new partners of high scientific standing, and continuous replenishment with modern innovative products that lead to a longer life of high quality. In a global economic environment, characterized by the changing attitudes of customers, who will now attach great importance to the quality and reliability of its products, the rapid increase in competition, ease of movement of goods between countries, there is a growing need for competitive products and services of assured quality. Despite the current difficult situation Greece is facing, JMN Pharmaceutical is continuing to produce an even larger number of formulations, with the same commitment and consistency towards its consumers and partners.
One of the basic principles of JMN Pharmaceutical is consistency towards its customers, partners and its scientific staff characterized by sincerity, honesty and integrity.
Therefore the company commits and provides a promise to:
Corporate Social Responsibility
JMN Pharmaceutical is characterized by remarkable long-term corporate social responsibility:
Financial transparency, alignment with national and international standards and initiatives of the sales department based on a strict code of conduct constitute a guaranteed compliance with the rules of good practice, but also transcend the predefined standards of laws, both local and on an international level.
Environmental & Sustainability Efforts
At NOW Foods we’re committed to protecting the environment for future generations to enjoy. It’s our responsibility and duty to constantly improve our environmental footprint by reducing waste and emissions, conserving water and energy, recycling a wide range of materials and participating in local, national and global conservation efforts. As an affirmation of our commitment to the environment, NOW is honored to be a four-time Illinois Governors Sustainability Award winner. This award is presented to “organizations in Illinois that have demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices.”
Earth Flag for Business
NOW was the first for-profit business to receive the DuPage County Earth Flag for Business, an award that recognizes socially responsible businesses that exemplify an ongoing commitment to the environment.
In support of our environmental and sustainability efforts NOW has installed solar panels at our Midwestern and Western Operations Centers. These panels help to offset some of NOW’s power consumption and help reduce our impact on the environment.
Recycling & Sustainability Statistics
In November of 2012 NOW Foods received LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for our new Western Operations Center in Sparks, Nevada. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a voluntary program that provides third-party certification of green buildings. LEED-certified buildings are designed to reduce waste sent to landfills, conserve energy and water, be safer and healthier for occupants, reduce harmful greenhouse emissions and more.
Forest Preserve Clean-Up Days
NOW’s Midwestern Operations Center in Bloomingdale, Illinois borders the DuPage County East Branch Forest Preserve and NOW employees have taken an active interest in protecting this preserve by volunteering for annual clean-up days. In addition to litter removal employees have helped plant new trees and aquatic plants.
NOW is committed to reducing our carbon footprint and maintaining a safe, healthy working environment for our employees.
Reducing Our Impact Though Green Printing
Because we offer such a broad product line, and to better support our customers, NOW produces a variety of printed materials. In support of our environmental efforts we are cognizant of the quantity we print and we also adhere to our own standards for sustainable green printing whenever possible. These standards include: