ACG is a multinational pharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Mumbai, India. The company has presence in over 100 countries on six continents. ACG is the world’s largest integrated supplier of solid dosage products and services. ACG provides empty hard pharmaceutical capsules, encapsulation machinery, tablet coating systems, tablet compression systems, fluid bed equipment, tablet tooling, and performance enhancers along with online and inline analytical and inspection systems. The company also provides blister packing, high barrier packaging films, carton packing machines, camera inspection systems, candy-wrapping machines, and end-of-line case packers. ACG has about 4,500 employees.
Ajanta Pharma Limited, also known by the acronym APL, is a multinational company based in India engaged in development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceutical formulations. It has a presence in India, the United States, and about 30 other countries in Africa, South East Asia, West Asia, and CIS. It was established in 1973.
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Vadodara. It is involved in manufacture of pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical substances and intermediates. It is also termed to be a market leader in macrolides segment of anti-infective drugs in India.The company has its headquarters and corporate office situated in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, while its manufacturing facilities are located at Panelav, Karakhadi in Gujarat and Sikkim, India. Its Panelav plant houses active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and formulation manufacturing, while its Sikkim plant is involved in manufacture of formulations for Indian and non-regulated export markets.
Alkem Laboratories Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, that manufactures and sells pharmaceutical generics, formulations and nutraceuticals in India and globally.
Amrutanjan Healthcare Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded by Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1893.
Arya Vaidya Sala
Arya Vaidya Sala, popularly known as Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, is a healthcare centre located in Kottakkal, in the Indian state of Kerala, known for its heritage and expertise in the Indian traditional medicine system of Ayurveda.
Baidyanath Group is an Indian pharmaceutical firm specialising in Ayurvedic medicines.
Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (BCPL), formerly Bengal Chemical & Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. (BCPW), is an Indian central public sector undertaking under the ownership of Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. lt manufactures industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals like antibiotic injectables, tablets and capsules; and household products.Established in Kolkata, West Bengal in 1901 by Prafulla Chandra Ray, it is India’s first government owned-pharmaceutical-manufacturer. While initially successful, it started making losses in the mid-1950s. The management of the company was taken over by the Union government on 15 December 1977, and the company was nationalised on 15 December 1980. Following decades of losses, BCPL returned to profitability in financial year 2016–17.
Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) is an Indian multinational biotechnology company headquartered in the city of Hyderabad, India engaged in the drug discovery, drug development, manufacture of vaccines, bio-therapeutics, pharmaceuticals and health care products.
Biocon Limited is an Indian biopharmaceutical company based in Bangalore. It was founded by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in 1978. The company manufactures generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) that are sold in approximately 120 countries, including the United States and Europe. It also manufactures novel biologics as well as biosimilar insulins and antibodies, which are sold in India as branded formulations. Biocon’s biosimilar products are also sold in both bulk and formulation forms in several emerging markets.Biocon’s formulations for the Indian market include metabolics, oncology, immunotherapy and nephrology products. Some of Biocon’s key brands in India include INSUGEN (rh-insulin), BASALOG (Glargine), BIOMAb EGFR (Nimotuzumab), BLISTO (Glimepiride + Metformin), CANMAb (Trastuzumab), Evertor (Everolimus), TACROGRAF (Tacrolimus), ALZUMAb(Itolizumab) and KRABEVA (Bevacizumab).Syngene International Limited (Syngene) is a publicly listed subsidiary of Biocon, operating in the contract research services space. Biocon and Syngene together employ about 9,200 personnel.
Bliss GVS Pharma
Bliss GVS Pharma Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India. Bliss GVS primarily develops, manufactures and markets products across various therapeutic categories including Anti-fungal, Contraceptive, Laxative, Anti-haemorrhoidal, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-malarial, Anti-biotic, Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, Analgesic and several others.As of 31 March 2018, its market capitalization is INR 19.20 billion (US$295 m).
Boroline is an over the counter antiseptic perfumed cream sold in India. It is manufactured by G D Pharmaceuticals.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The company’s operations focus on manufacturing products ranging from API’s-Intermediates, finished formulations, OTC-Food Supplements, Biotechnology Products and pharmaceutical Machinery.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals manufacturing facilities are approved by International bodies such as WHO-GMP, UK-MHRA, USFDA-API, TGA-Australia, and AIFA-Italy. The company’s international operation of is spread across 58 countries including the Americas, Japan, Asia, CIS and Africa.
Calcutta Chemical Company
The Calcutta Chemical Company was a pharmaceutical company established in the city of Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1916 by K.C. Das, B.N. Maitra, and R.N. Sen. Its founding was at the time of the Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, where the spirit of entrepreneurship was encouraged in opposition to British manufactured goods. Although it manufactured a variety of products, the company was best known for being the originators of Margo soap and Neem Toothpaste, as well as Lavender Dew Powder. It was primarily run by the Dasgupta family (descendants of K.C. Das) until its acquisition by Shaw Wallace. It was then further sold to German consumer goods company Henkel, which incorporated Henkel India. More recently, the company once again changed hands and was acquired by VVF, a contract soap manufacturer, while Henkel retained the rights to the products and focused on their marketing.The company was owned by the family of senior journalist and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta until its acquisition by Shaw Wallace.
Cipla Limited (stylized as Cipla) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Mumbai. Cipla primarily develops medicines to treat respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, and many other medical conditions.Cipla has 47 manufacturing locations across the world and sells its products in 86 countries. It is the third largest drug producer in India.
Concord Biotech Limited (CBL) is an Indian biotechnology company headquartered in Ahmedabad. The company manufactures fermentation based biopharmaceutical active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) sold worldwide.
Concord was founded in 2000 by Sudhir Vaid. From a single product company in 2000s, Concord today manufactures over 30 products across niche therapy segments such as immunosuppressant, oncology, antifungal and antibacterial. Concord Biotech is the first company in India and the second in the world to develop an anti-immuno suppressant tacrolimus. Its manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad is approved by global regulatory bodies including Food and Drug Administration (US) and Good manufacturing practice (EU).Quadria Capital acquired a 20% stake in Concord Biotech in 2016. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Rare Enterprises holds 24% stake in Concord.
Dabur Research Foundation
Dabur Research Foundation (DRF) is an Indian contract research organization offering pre-clinical services in drug discovery and development. It was established in 1979 to spearhead the research and development activities of Dabur, India’s largest Ayurvedic medicine manufacturer.
Dawakhana Shifaul Amraz
Dawakhana Shifaul Amraz (Regd), was a Unani pharmaceutical company established in 1894 at Tijara, India. It was one of the largest manufacturer of many Unani medicine before the partition of India.
Dishman Carbogen Amcis
Dishman Carbogen Amcis Ltd. (Dishman Carbogen Amcis Limited) is a multinational company specialized in the manufacture of active ingredients for the pharmaceutical industry. Dishman employs over 1,000 people worldwide and delivered annual net sales of around US$200m 2011. Dishman is headquartered in Ahmedabad, India and is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Divi’s Laboratories Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company and producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and intermediates, headquartered in Hyderabad. The company manufactures and custom synthesizes generic APIs, intermediates. The company also manufactures and supplies nutraceutical ingredients through its subsidiary, Divi’s Nutraceuticals. Divi’s Laboratories is India’s second most valuable pharmaceutical company by market capitalization.
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Its main activities include the manufacturing and marketing of prescription pharmaceutical brands, surgical and medical devices. Its largest presence in three therapeutic segments, Women’s Healthcare, Wound Care and Nutraceuticals. It has 6 manufacturing plants in India & 1 in Nepal. It manufacture various dosage forms like tablets, capsules, syrups, injectables, topical creams and ointments.
Eli Lilly and Company
Eli Lilly and Company is an American pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in 18 countries. Its products are sold in approximately 125 countries. The company was founded in 1876 by, and named after, Colonel Eli Lilly, a pharmaceutical chemist and veteran of the American Civil War.As of 2022, Lilly is known for its clinical depression drugs Prozac (fluoxetine) (1986), Cymbalta (duloxetine) (2004), and its antipsychotic medication Zyprexa (olanzapine) (1996), although its primary revenue drivers are the diabetes drugs Humalog (insulin lispro) (1996) and Trulicity (dulaglutide) (2014). Lilly’s achievements include being the first company to mass-produce the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk, and insulin. It was one of the first pharmaceutical companies to produce human insulin using recombinant DNA including Humulin (insulin medication), Humalog (insulin lispro), and the first approved biosimilar insulin product in the US, Basaglar (insulin glargine).In 2009 Lilly pleaded guilty for illegally marketing Zyprexa and agreed to pay a $1.415 billion penalty that included criminal fine of $515 million, the largest ever in a healthcare case and the largest criminal fine for an individual corporation ever imposed in a US criminal prosecution of any kind at the time.
As of 1997, it was the largest corporation and the largest charitable benefactor in Indiana. In 2019, the company was ranked 123rd on the Fortune 500. It is ranked 221st on the Forbes Global 2000 list of the largest public companies in the world and 252nd on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers. Lilly is a full member of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Pune. Emcure’s product portfolio includes tablets, capsules (both softgel capsules and hard-gel capsules) and injectables. The company is a major producer of HIV antivirals, as well as gynaecology and blood therapeutic drugs.
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd is an Indian research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company, and a subsidiary of GSK. The company’s product portfolio includes prescription medicines and vaccines. Its prescription medicines range across therapeutic areas such as anti-infectives, dermatology, gynaecology, diabetes, oncology, cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases. It also offers a range of vaccines, for the prevention of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive disease caused by H, influenzae, chickenpox, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, rotavirus, cervical cancer and others.
Granules India Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Hyderabad, India. Granules manufactures several off-patent drugs, including Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Metformin and Guaifenesin, on a large scale for customers in the regulated and rest of the world markets. Granules India Limited entered CRAMS segment, which focuses on contract research and manufacturing.
Hamdard Laboratories (India), is a Unani pharmaceutical company in India (following the independence of India from Britain, “Hamdard” Unani branches were established in Bangladesh (erstwhile East Pakistan) and Pakistan). It was established in 1906 by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed in Delhi, and became a waqf (non-profitable trust) in 1948. Some of its most popular products include Sharbat Rooh Afza, Safi, Roghan Badam Shirin, Sualin, Joshina and Cinkara. It is associated with Hamdard Foundation, a charitable educational trust.
Hamdard Laboratories was founded in 1906 in Delhi by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed and Ansarullah Tabani, a Unani practitioner. The name Hamdard means “companion in suffering” in Urdu language.(itself borrowed from Persian)
Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed was born in Pilibhit City UP, India in 1883 to Sheikh Rahim Bakhsh. He is said to have learnt the complete Quran Sharif by heart. He also studied the origin of Urdu and Persian languages. Subsequently, he acquired the highest degree in the unani system of medicine.
Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed got in touch with Hakim Zamal Khan, who had a keen interest in herbs and was famous for identifying medicinal plants. Having consulted with his wife, Abdul Majeed set up a herbal shop at Hauz Qazi in Delhi in 1906 and started to produce herbal medicine there. In 1920 the small herbal shop turned into a full-fledged production house.
Hamdard Foundation was created in 1964 to disburse the profits of the company to promote the interests of the society. All the profits of the company go to the foundation.After Abdul Majeed’s death, his son Hakeem Abdul Hameed took over the administration of Hamdard Laboratories at the age of fourteen.
Hamdard Laboratories has a twin manufacturing plant in Ghaziabad and one plant in Manesar Haryana. One of its products, Safi has high demand in the country since it is believed to be used for blood purification.
Hester Biosciences Limited (HBL) is a publicly traded Indian company headquartered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Hester is an animal and poultry vaccines manufacturing company with plants situated in Gujarat and Nepal. The company currently has a 30% share of the poultry vaccines market in the country. This makes Hester India’s second largest poultry vaccine manufacturer. Hester is also the first commercial manufacturer of Goat pox vaccine in India and manufactures PPR vaccines from both, Nigerian and Sungri strains.
Hetero Drugs is an Indian pharmaceutical company and the world’s largest producer of anti-retroviral drugs. Hetero’s business includes APIs, generics, biosimilars, custom pharmaceutical services, and branded generics.
Himalaya Wellness Company
Himalaya Wellness Company (formerly Himalaya Drug Company) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. It was originally established by Mohammad Manal in Dehradun in 1930. It produces health care products under the name Himalaya Herbal Healthcare whose products include ayurvedic ingredients. It is spread across locations in India, United States, Middle East, Asia, Europe and Oceania, while its products are sold in 106 countries across the world. The company has more than 290 researchers that utilise ayurvedic herbs and minerals. A hepatic drug, named Liv.52, is its flagship product, first introduced in 1955.Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd. (HGH), is the parent of The Himalaya Drug Company worldwide. It is also the global headquarters of all Himalaya subsidiaries.
Hindustan Antibiotics Limited (HAL),is an Indian central public sector undertaking under the ownership of Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. It is based in Pune, India. It is the first government-owned-drug manufacturer in India. It was the first to launch a recombinant DNA product, rHU-Erythropoietin (Hemax) in 1993.
It introduced new products like Halpen, Haltax, Hexpan in 2008. Sati-HIV drugs will be produced from September 2009.
Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited (IDPL) is a public sector pharmaceutical, bulk drug manufacturing and drug discovery company owned by the Indian government, headquartered in New Delhi, and located in Hyderabad, Gurgaon and Rishikesh.: The company is involved in patent development alongside, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research to provide affordable drugs, and has recently released three over the counter drugs.A new formulation unit was inaugurated in Hyderabad in February 2017.
Many attempts have been made to revive IDPL, declared sick by the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction. The Government of India is exploring ways of strategically selling the unit and meet outstanding liabilities. On the 9th of February 2021, the Government of India announced the liquidation of IDPL.
Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad. It is a producer of generic therapeutic drugs and engaged in contract clinical research and manufacturing. It has 18 manufacturing plants; 15 in India and the rest in United Kingdom and Mexico. In the financial year 2019, 69% of the company’s revenue came from international markets while 31% came from India.
Ipca Laboratories Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai. It produces theobromine, acetylthiophene, and p-bromotoluene as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Ipca sells these APIs and their intermediates globally. It produces more than 150 formulations that include oral liquids, tablets, dry powders, and capsules.
Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited
Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceutical Limited (KSDP) is an enterprise fully owned by Government of Kerala for manufacturing essential and life-saving medicines primarily to cater the needs of Government hospitals in the State. Alongside its primary objective, K.S.D.P exports drugs to other Indian states and also supplies to the Jan Oushadi scheme of Government of India. K.S.D.P was established in the year 1974 and is situated in Kalavoor, Alappuzha.
Laurus Labs is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company headquartered in Hyderabad. Its focus areas include active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), generic formulations, custom synthesis (CDMO), biotechnology. veterinary APIs and agro chemicals. The company was founded in 2005 by Dr. Satyanarayana Chava.Laurus Labs has its eight manufacturing plants located at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The manufacturing units have received one or more approvals from USFDA, WHO, NIP Hungary, KFDA, MHRA, TGA, and PMDA. The company operates through its subsidiaries in Europe and United States and also offers its services in contract research, clinical research and analytical research through its R&D centers. The R&D centres are based in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and United States.
Lupin Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai. It is one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies by revenue globally. The company’s key focus areas include paediatrics, cardiovascular, anti-infectives, diabetology, asthma and anti-tuberculosis.
Mankind Pharma is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, based in Delhi. The company has products in therapeutic areas ranging from antibiotics, to gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, dermal, and erectile dysfunction medications.
Mankind Pharma is reportedly among the top two prescription drug
Bhoosdi companies in India by volumes. Mankind Pharma’s Manforce is the largest condom brand in India by market share, while Prega News is the largest selling pregnancy test kit.
MedPlus Health Services is an Indian pharmacy retail chain, headquartered in Hyderabad. MedPlus is the second largest pharmacy chain in India, operating over 3,000 pharmacy stores across 374 cities, as of 2022.MedPlus sells prescription and OTC medicines, FMCG products, vitamins and other nutrition supplements, and opticals. It also offers clinical laboratory services and physician consultation services in Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Bangalore. The company owns and runs ePharmacy and an online clinical lab service.
Micro Labs Limited (stylized as MICRO LABS) is an Indian pharmaceutical company based in Bangalore. It manufactures healthcare products.
Naari Pharma Pvt. Ltd. is a pharmaceutical company based in Bengaluru, India. Naari was founded on December 17, 2007. The company is involved in manufacturing of Active pharmaceutical ingredients and Finished Formulations, focusing on the female health segment with an emphasis on high active female hormones.
Natco Pharma is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Hyderabad. The company manufactures finished dosage formulations active pharmaceutical ingredients and crop health science products, and also provides contract manufacturing services. It is a major producer of branded oncology medicines and hepatitis C drugs. The company specialises in producing complex medicines at affordable prices. In 2019, Natco launched its crop health sciences division.
Nectar Lifesciences Limited is a pharmaceutical company in India that manufactures generic drug products. The company has global leadership in several oral and sterile cephalosporin drugs, and has cGMP facilities along with those approved by the European Union and Japan.
Opium and Alkaloid Works
The Government Opium and Alkaloid Factories (GOAF) is an Indian government-owned organisation. Its headquarter is located in New Delhi. The overall supervision of the organisation comes under the purview of Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. There are two factories under this organisation – Government Opium and Alkaloid Works, Ghazipur (U.P.) and Government Opium and Alkaloid Works, Neemuch (M.P.).
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company based in Chennai, founded on 1 July 1992, by Kailasam Raghavendra Rao, an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad (PGP ’79) . As of 2007, it was among the top fortune 500 Indian companies by market capitalization.
Panacea Biotec is an Indian multinational global generic and specialty pharmaceutical and vaccine maker. It has principal offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Lalru (near Chandigarh). It has business interests in research, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical formulations, vaccines, biosimilars, and natural products.
RPG Life Sciences
RPG Life Sciences (RPGLS) is an Indian pharmaceutical company. Formerly known as Searle (India) Ltd, RPG Life Sciences is part of RPG Enterprises. It has its corporate office in RPG House in Worli, Mumbai. Its three major activities are the manufacturing and marketing of bulk drugs, also known as API (active pharmaceutical ingredients); pharmaceutical formulation; and fermentation and biotechnology. RPGLS is present in the domestic as well as the international market. It exports its products primarily to Europe, Latin America, Australia and South East Asian countries.
Rubicon Research is an IP led, specialty pharmaceutical company located in Mumbai, India. Its formulation development is across multiple dosage forms, oral solids, oral liquids, nasal, ophthalmic, topical, injectable, fixed dose combinations, and drug device combinations. In 2019 the company received USD 100 million in growth capital investment from General Atlantic, a growth equity firm.The company operates out of four locations. The corporate HQ and R&D center is in Thane, India. There’s also an R&D center in Concord, Canada, a manufacturing plant located in Ambernath, India, and a regulatory office in Plainsboro, US.
Serum Institute of India
Serum Institute of India (SII) is an Indian biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals company, based in Pune. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines. It was founded by Cyrus Poonawalla in 1966 and is a part of Cyrus Poonawalla Group.
Strides Pharma Science
Strides Pharma Science Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company, headquartered at Bangalore in southern India. The company manufactures pharmaceutical products, over-the-counter drugs and nutraceuticals. Products include softgel capsules, hard-gel capsules, tablets and dry and wet injectables. Its softgel manufacturing capability consists of an annual capacity of 50,000 machine hours or about three billion softgel capsules. The company has 15 manufacturing sites in six countries and marketing presence in 50 countries. In the United States and Canadian markets, the company partners with generic companies to supply retail and hospital generics in injectable products and softgels. In European markets, it has long-term relationships for the development of projects and supply agreements with the European companies. In Australia and New Zealand, the company is engaged in manufacturing and supply of soft gels and value-added manufacturing. The company has development and supply agreements with South African companies. The company’s stock trades on the Bombay Stock Exchange and on the National Stock Exchange of India.
Strides Arcolab changed name to Strides Shasun Ltd after an amalgamation of Shasun Pharmaceuticals with Strides Arcolab. In September 2014, the Board of Directors of both the companies had approved a scheme of amalgamation between the two companies.
Arun Kumar is the founder and chairman, and has been on the board as managing director since its inception.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (d/b/a Sun Pharma) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, that manufactures and sells pharmaceutical formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in more than 100 countries across the globe. It is the largest pharmaceutical company in India and the fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company in the world. The products cater to a vast range of therapeutic segments covering psychiatry, anti-infectives, neurology, cardiology, diabetology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, nephrology, urology, dermatology, gynaecology, respiratory, oncology, dental and nutritionals. Its active pharmaceutical products include baricitinib, brivaracetam, and dapaglifozin.
Torque pharmaceuticals is an Indian pharmaceutical company with production units at Issapur, Derabassi in Punjab and at Jharmajri, Baddi in Himachal Pradesh. It manufactures medicines for prevention and treatment of various health related problems. The product range comprises antibiotics, nutritional supplements and cough syrup to antipyretics and anti-inflammatory products.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, owned by Torrent Group and headquartered in Ahmedabad. It was promoted by U. N. Mehta, initially as Trinity Laboratories Ltd, and was later renamed Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals operates in more than 40 countries with over 2000 product registrations globally. Torrent Pharma is active in the therapeutic areas of Cardiovascular (CV), central nervous system (CNS), gastro-intestinal, diabetology, anti-infective and pain management segments. It has also forayed into the therapeutic segments of nephrology and oncology while also strengthening its focus on gynecology and pediatric segments.
Drug firm Torrent Pharmaceuticals on 23 July 2019 reported a 32.51 percent rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 216 crore for the quarter ended 30 June, mainly on account of robust sales in most geographies.
The TTK Group is an Indian business conglomerate with a presence across several segments of industry including consumer durables, pharmaceuticals and supplements, bio-medical devices, maps and atlases, consular visa services, virtual assistant services and health care services.
The TTK Group was started in 1928 by T. T. Krishnamachari, and is largely owned by the family. The group has revenues of over US$450 Million with a presence across India and several international markets. The group has joint ventures with global corporations such as SSL International and Dr. Scholl’s foot care products. The group is also associated with several charitable and social organizations, such as the TTK Voluntary Blood Bank, the T.T. Ranganathan Clinical Research Foundation (a hospital for alcohol and drug addiction) and TTK Schools for the underprivileged.
TTK Protective Devices Limited (formerly TTK – LIG) also has its own brand of Condoms, which it has been marketing since 1950’s, and started its first condom manufacturing plant in 1963. TTK Protective Devices Limited, which was merged with TTK Healthcare Ltd. and is now no longer a separate entity, but a division of the aforementioned company, now has a capacity of around two billion condoms per year.
Unichem Laboratories was founded in 1944 by Padmabhushan Late Mr. Amrut V Mody, a pioneer in the Indian pharmaceuticals business.
USV Private Limited (formerly USV Limited) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company in Mumbai. The company operates across 75 countries globally, and is a leading producer of Metformin in India.The company was founded by Vithal Balkrishna Gandhi to provide affordable and quality healthcare to every Indian. Leena Tewari, his granddaughter, is the chairperson of the company, and Prashant Tewari is the managing director.The company is focused on the development of small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients along with custom research services for drug development.USV is also the producer and retailer of Sebamed products in India. It is also the marketer of some of Fujix Corp’s products in all global markets outside Japan and United States.
Vicco Laboratories (founded as Vishnu Industrial Chemical Company) is a manufacturer of Indian Ayurvedic herbal hygiene, healthcare and other products like herbal tooth pastes, herbal tooth powders, natural turmeric and sandalwood oil based skin cream, herbal shaving creams and a natural ayurvedic pain relief cream Vicco Narayani.
Vivimed Labs Limited is an India-based global supplier of specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Hyderabad, India. Vivimed is a manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients, active ingredients for home and personal care, hair dyes, imaging chemicals and photochromics.Vivimed Labs operates in 50+ countries and SBUs based in US (Vivimed Labs USA Inc) and Europe (Vivimed Labs Europe) along with a marketing office in China.
The major areas of concentration are cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, Photochromics, Natural Actives, colors and dyes. Since 2005, Vivimed has acquired James Robinson, UK and Har-Met International Inc.. The company currently has five manufacturing plants located in India along with R&D labs in the UK and India..
The company’s current slogan is “The Beauty of Chemistry”.
Zandu Realty Limited (formerly Zandu Pharmaceutical Works Limited) is an international pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai, India. Company’s core business of manufacturing and dealing in ayurvedic and medicinal preparations.
Zydus Lifesciences Limited, formerly known as Cadila Healthcare Limited, is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad, which is primarily engaged in the manufacture of generic drugs. It ranked 100th in the Fortune India 500 list in 2020.