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10 Fastest Growing Pharma Companies 2016

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited: Delivering quality by developing, manufacturing and marketing excellent pharmaceutical products, since 1907


"The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein

An integrated company with the ability to develop, manufacture and market pharmaceutical products, established in 1907, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited is a leading pharmaceutical company in India. The Company is vertically integrated with the ability to develop, manufacture and market pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical substances and Intermediates.

At Alembic Pharmaceuticals, they recognize that Research and Development is vital for their survival and growth as a leading pharmaceutical firm in India. Research and Development is focused on fermentation technology, strain improvement, industrial enzymes, non-infringing process developments for API’s & intermediates, development of innovative formulations, NDDS. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) of the Government of India has recognized Alembic’s Research and Development Unit since 1975.

“We are committed to make the world a better place to live in and we strive to achieve this goal through our educational, environmental and personal healthcare programs.”

Offering Quality and Excellence
Quality being Alembic’s fundamental value, they instill in all their employees, which reinforces their commitment to customers. Their products pass through stringent tests backed by quality systems that ensure compliance with
international standards.

Quality Organization – Corporate Quality & Regulatory Affairs is an independent function and directly reports to the Chairman & Managing Director of the company. Sections like Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, Stability studies and Corporate QA and Bio-Equivalence studies are under one roof.

Total Control – They are capable in both hardware and software in developing and standardising analytical techniques for all products. In addition to this, they support research endeavors of the company.

Quality Appearance – Quality assurance is dynamically structured in line with international markets. They are acquiring and developing the requisite skills and expertise to strengthen in-house skills through extensive training and multiple technical audits.

Advanced Engineering – They have designed and introduced the concept of Qualification and Validation to provide the best value proposition to their global customers.

Alembic Research Centre
As the global economy is on a path of recovery, their thrust continues to be a research driven company. Low product costs and intellectual property are going to be the most definitive drivers in the international generics market for Alembic Pharmaceuticals. They have proven excellence in this regard.

Based at Vadodara, India (250 miles north of Mumbai) Alembic Research Centre (ARC) is the research and development division of Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited, one of India’s reputed, well-established and integrated pharmaceuticals company.

Group Companies
Yera – yera is the leading manufacturer of exquisite glassware since 50 years. It has more than 150 ready dazzling designs of drinking glasses, bowls, plates, juice/beer mugs, coffee/tea mugs, ice-cream cups, storage jars, jugs and attractive gift sets to suit every need.

Shreno Ltd. is a part of the Alembic group of companies situated in Vadodara, India. Established in 1962, The company offers a range of products and services to help the customers achieve world-class manufacturing, productivity and reliability standards.

Alembic Limited is a Vadodara based company engaged in power generation and real estate sectors. The company is also involved in manufacturing and marketing of fermentation & chemistry based Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (API).

Paushak, established in 1972, is a specialty chemicals company belonging to the Alembic group. Located near Vadodara, Gujarat, Paushak has mastered the production of phosgene gas and phosgene based specialty Chemicals / intermediates through its indigenously developed technology.

Alchemy, a brainchild of the 103-year-old Alembic group of companies, is a leading real estate company in Vadodara. From barren land to exquisite landscapes, blue prints to architectural masterpieces, rooms to living spaces, dreams to reality; the company is transforming view of the world and the way the world views.

Timeline of the Company

1907 – Started manufacturing tinctures and alcohol at Vadodara
1940 – Started manufacturing cough syrup, vitamins, tonics and sulphur drugs
1961 – Lal Bahadur Shastri inaugurates the Penicillin Plant
1967 – Bulk manufacturing of Vitamin B12
1971 – Erythromycin manufactured for the first time in India
1972 – ‘Althrocin’- a brand Erythromycin launched
1997 – ‘Althrocin’ becomes top selling brands in India
1999 – Alembic starts production of synthetic organic API
2000 – Gets ISO 14000 Certification for its facilities at Vadodara
2001 – Starts manufacturing of Cephalosporin C
2007 – Acquisition of Non-Oncology Business M/s Dabur Pharma Ltd
2009 – Addressed chronic therapies through multiple marketing divisions
2010 – ANDAs total filed 38. DMFs total filed to 53 and get approval for 15

Knowing the Key Executive

Chirayu Amin, Chairman & Managing Director An M.B.A. from U.S.A., Chirayu is the Chairman of Alembic Limited, a century old group in India, pioneer in Healthcare / Pharmaceutical Industry. He is also the former President of FICCI and former Vice President of Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) and President of Baroda Cricket Association (BCA). Besides, he is also trustee in hospital and schools of Alembic Group.

“Research and Development is a part of our strategy to become an integrated pharmaceutical industry. We believe R&D is of critical importance in our need to grow in the area of biotechnology and original drug research.”