Torrent Pharmaceuticals

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
Traded as BSE500420
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Founded 1959
Headquarters Ahmedabad, India
Key people
Sudhir Mehta
Revenue IncreaseINR 42 billion (March 2014)
IncreaseINR 6.64 billion (March 2014)
Number of employees
8600 (2014)
Slogan not just healthcare… lifecare

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is the flagship company of the Torrent Group. Based in Ahmedabad, it was promoted by U. N. Mehta initially as Trinity Laboratories Ltd. and was later renamed to its current name Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Torrent Pharmaceuticals operates in more than 50 countries with over 1000 product registrations globally.
Moreover, it has 7 fully owned subsidiares:

  1. Heumann Pharma GmbH & Co Generica KG, Germany
  2. Torrent Pharma GmbH, Germany
  3. Torrent do Brasil Ltda., Brazil
  4. ZAO Torrent Pharma, Russia
  5. Torrent Pharma Inc., United States
  6. Torrent Pharma Philippines Inc., Philippines
  7. Torrent Pharma Canada Inc., Canada

Torrent Pharmaceuticals acquired Heumann GmbH, a Pfizer group company in 2005.


The company's key areas are Formulations, API, Drug Discovery, Marketing and Sales of Drugs. Its operations locations are:

  • Manufacturing plant at Chhatral, Near Kadi, in North of Gujarat
  • Manufacturing plant at Indrad, Mehesna, Gujarat
  • Manufacturing plant at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh
  • Manufacturing plant at Sikkim
  • Manufacturing plant at Dahej, Gujarat (under progress)
  • Research Centre, Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar region, Gujarat
  • Corporate Office, beside sales India, off Ashram Road, [Ahmedabad]- Gujarat