About Unichem Laboratories Limited

Overview 

 

Unichem Laboratories Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1962 by (late) Mr. Amrut Mody, the company manufactures and sells Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and formulation products across therapeutic groups including gastroenterology, cardiology, diabetology, psychiatry, neurology, anti-bacterials, anti-infectives and pain management (among others). The company’s global footprint spans Europe, USA, Canada, Latin America, Asia (including India) and Africa.

 

 

Unichem Laboratories also manufactures and sells products to address metabolic diseases, skin disorders, rheumatic and orthopedic ailments, ENT-related health problems and neurological diseases.

 

 

As of 31 March 2016, Unichem Laboratories (as per its website):

  • Reported net sales revenues of ?1222.41 crores, out of which:
    • International business accounted for ~43% of consolidated revenues
    • Domestic business accounted for ~57% of consolidated revenues
  • Had 5 manufacturing facilities located across India, out of which 4 were US FDA certified
    (Maharashtra, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh)
  • Had 1 R&D Center (Goa, India), with:
    • 300+ scientists
    • ~5% of its 2015-16 sales invested in R&D (?140 crores)
  • Was ranked #26 in the domestic formulations market (as per AWACS MAT December 2015)
  • Was among the top 18 companies in the representative (covered) market
  • Had 4 brands featuring among the top 300 brands (AWACS MAT March, 2016)
  • Had a portfolio of 200+ products
  • Was among the top 5 in 69 therapeutic groups

 

Unichem Laboratories is listed on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

 

 

Unichem Laboratories Limited at-a-glance

 

 

  • Employees 5,673
  • Turnover (31 March, 2016) ~USD 184 million
  • Major Markets India, USA, Europe
  • Manufacturing Facilities 6
  • ANDAs Filed 36
  • ANDAs Approved 20
  • Product Registrations 800+
  • Regulatory Filings (DMFs, EDMFs, etc.) 500+

 

Approvals, etc.

USFDA

MHRA (UK)

ANVISA (Brazil)

COFEPRIS (Mexico)

PMDA (Japan)

EUGMP

TGA (Australia)

EDQM

ISO 9001:2000

ISO 14001:2004

WHO (Geneva)

OHSAS

 

*Source:

Annual Report: 2015-16

Investor Presentation: FY 2016

Company website

 

 

 

History

 

The company has not shared this information

 

 

Milestones

 

  • 1962
    • Unichem Laboratories Limited is incorporated in Mumbai
    • Sets up first formulation plant at Jogeshwari
    • Becomes a public listed company on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
  • 1963 – Ties up with Uni Sankyo to co-market formulations
  • 1968 – Sets up a formulation plant in Ghaziabad
  • 1972 – Founder Mr. Amrut Mody receives Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the industry
  • 1978 – Establishes the Roha Bulk Drug Plant for backward integration
  • 1984 – Sets up Unisearch Limited in collaboration with Upjohn
  • 1996 – Unisearch Ltd. merges with Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
  • 1997
    • Goa formulations plant becomes fully operational
    • Sets up a new corporate office at Unichem Bhavan (Jogeshwari, Mumbai)
  • 1998 – Baddi formulations plant becomes fully operational
  • 2001
    • Sets up a new R&D Centre in Mumbai
    • Sets up a new Biosciences R&D Centre in Bangalore for Biotechnology research
  • 2002 – Establishes a joint venture in UK (Niche Generics Limited)
  • 2002–2003 – Establishes subsidiaries in South Africa & Brazil
  • 2005
    • Sets up a new Pharma Technology Development Centre in Goa
    • Acquires an API manufacturing unit in Pithampur
  • 2006 – Acquires 100% stake in Niche Generics Limited, UK

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

  • Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Prakash Amrut Mody
  • Independent Director Mr. Prafull Anubhai
  • Independent Director Mr. Ramdas M Gandhi
  • Independent Director Mr. Prafull D Sheth
  • Independent Director Mr. Anand Y Mahajan
  • Independent Director Dr. (Mrs) B Kinnera Murthy

 

CONTACTS

 

CORPORATE OFFICE

Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

Unichem Bhavan
Prabhat Estate, Off SV Road
Jogeshwari (West)
Mumbai-400 102

Maharashtra

India

 

Website: www.unichemlabs.com
Tel:  +91 022 66 888 333
Fax:  +91 022 2678 4391 / 2678 8665

Email:
 

 

RUSSIA OFFICE

Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

St. Bolshaya Yakimanka Hno 31/18
Moscow

Russia
 

Tel:  +7 095 2302380
Fax:  +7 095 2387934
Email:  unichemindia@mail.ru

 

 

 

 

 

UKRAINE OFFICE

Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

2/1, Kruglouniversityskya

Office #3

Ukraine, Kiev-012024

 

Tel: +380 44 235 24 05 / 4280160

 

 

 



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