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Merck, a pharmaceutical company based in the United States, is one of the largest in the world. Its headquarters was situated in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, although plans were being made to have it moved to Kenilworth, New Jersey, by the end of 2015. The company was established in 1891 and is considered to be the seventh-largest pharmaceutical company in the world in regard to overall revenue and market capital.

Merck frequently publishes something known as The Merck Manuals, which is basically a series of reference books designed for medical students, technicians, nurses, and physicians. One of the better-known ones is called the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, which is one of the highest-grossing and top-selling medical textbooks in the world. The Merck Index, ...

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