India's pharmaceutical industry is the fourth largest in the world, and India is the single largest producer of generic medicine in the world. If you would like to find out more about the India drug manufacturers who supply our generic medications, below we showcase four of the largest suppliers, along with links to their websites.
CIPLA was founded in 1935 and has grown to become one of India's largest drug companies. In 2006, CIPLA had sales of nearly $1 billion (USD). Their manufacturing facilities have been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 1985. To visit CIPLA's corporate website, please go to http://www.cipla.com/
TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Torrent was founded in 1959 and has grown to become one of India's 10 largest drug companies, employing over 4,500 people and with sales in 2006 of close to $200 million (USD). Its manufacturing facilities comply with internationally recognized standards for drug manufacturing, including: WHO, cGMP, MHRA and TGA norms and they have received ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System) and ISO/IEC- 17025 certifications. They invest 9% of all sales back into Research & Development efforts. For more information on Torrent Pharma, please visit their webite at http://www.torrentpharma.com/index.php
SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD
Sun Pharma was founded in 1983 and has quickly grown to become one of India's 10 largest drug companies. They have a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility in India that is fully compliant with the United States Food and Drug Administration. They also have manufacturing facilities in the United States. Forbes magazine has ranked the company in the top-200 for small/mid sized companies (under $1 billion in sales category) four out of five times between 2000 and 2005. For more information on Sun Pharma, please visit their webite at http://www.sunpharma.com/
INTAS PHARMACEUTICAL LTD
Intas was founded in 1976 and had revenues of over $150 million (USD) in 2006. In 2004 they were ranked the fastest growing pharmaceutical company in India. Today they are ranked 16th among India's drug manufacturers. They have earned regulatory approval by the FDA, MHRA, TGA, ANVISA, and MCC. Intas sells their products in 42 countries around the world. For more information on Intas Pharma, please visit their webite at http://www.intaspharma.com/index.html