Alcon’s corporate headquarters is in Hunenberg, Switzerland, is a global medical company focusing in eye care products. Alcons U.S. head office is located in Fort Worth, Texas. Alcon has been acquired by Novartis from Nestlé and there have been long-established information representing high probability that Alcon will soon also be merged with the new parent company. Alcon was originated in 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The company ongoing as a small pharmacy in Fort Worth and was entitled for its founders, pharmacists Robert Alexander and William Conner. Conner and Alexander engrossed on sterile ophthalmic products, which no other company focused in at the time and constructed their business by researching eye care products that would decrease adulteration and increase protection. Nestle of Switzerland bought Alcon in 1977. This was in a time of fast growth for Nestle and was their first endeavor into the pharmaceutical industry. Alcon prolonged its industrial capability with new plants in South America and Europe and significantly increased its asset in research. In 1979, Alcon acquired Texas Pharmaceutical Company which became Dermatological Products of Texas. In 1984, Alcon started the Technical Excellence Award to endorse accomplishments in R&D excellence and has protracted the award to more than 100 recipients. In the 80s and 90s, Alcon sustained to grow and became the largest and most lucrative ophthalmic company in the world. Now Alcon has maneuvers in 75 countries and their products are sold in over 180 countries.