finds-amber-glass-bottles_300A member-owner of TopCo, Amber Pharmacy offers specialized pharmacy solutions through its distribution facilities in Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas and Omaha.

The business, though operating as Amber Pharmacy, is in fact called Amber Enterprises Inc. and is owned by the Kaplan family.  The Omaha, Nebraska-based company was established in 1989 and presently has pharmacies in Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with over 100 employees. Its 2011 revenue figures stood at $102.2 million and it has reported 3-year growth rates of 96% and 2008 similar period revenue stood at $52.1 million. It is considered one of the largest independent family-owned specialty pharmacies in the U.S.

The company focuses on wellness and patient care for specific diseases and their associated medications. The services, as well as medication, are for chronic and complex conditions such as multiple sclerosis, hepatitis C, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, organ transplants, oncology, respiratory syncytial

[sin-sish-uhl] virus (RSV), cystic fibrosis, growth hormone deficiency and autoimmune disorders. The products offered are available to patients as well as health care providers.

TopCo is a company comprised of food wholesalers, food service companies, and supermarket retailers. The company started off in 1944 as a cooperative that supplied its members with products that were facing shortages of such products as dairy and paper products because of the war.