Akorn, Inc. is a manufacturer and markets a full line of diagnostic and therapeutic ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, as well as niche hospital drugs and injectable pharmaceuticals. The Company operates in three segments: ophthalmic, hospital drugs & injectables, and contract services. The Company operates pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in the United States at Decatur, Illinois and Somerset, New Jersey, and internationally at Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India, as well as a central distribution warehouse in Gurnee, Illinois, R&D centers in Skokie and Vernon Hills, Illinois and corporate offices in Lake Forest, Illinois. The Company�s customers include physicians, optometrists, hospitals, wholesalers, group purchasing organizations, retail pharmacy chains and other pharmaceutical companies. In April 2014, the Company acquired Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.