Created By: PH Project
Founded in 1886 by brothers James Wood Johnson, Robert Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead Johnson, Johnson & Johnson first got its start making surgical dressings. Today, Johnson & Johnson is a Fortune 500 company that makes a variety of products ranging from medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods. Johnson & Johnson is very significant to the city of New Brunswick. It is a major factor in New Brunswick being known as “The Health Care City” due to its importance of the healthcare industry on the city’s economy.
The first building was located in what is now known as Johnson Hall. In its place stands the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson and various company buildings. Johnson & Johnson also provided subsidized employee housing on Morell Street. Today, Morell Street is known as a popular residential area for off-campus Rutgers students.
This point of interest is part of the tour: New Brunswick: A Walk through the Past