Unichem Laboratories

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Unichem Laboratories
Traded as BSE506690
Industry Pharmaceutical & healthcare
Founded 1944, Mumbai
Founder Mr. Amrut Mody
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra[1], India
Area served
Key people
  • Dr. P A Mody, Chairman & MD[2]
  • Mr. Bhagwat S Dhingra (CEO)[3]
Revenue 6,971.8 million (US$110 million)[4]
Profit 1,339.3 million (US$21 million)[4]
Number of employees
Subsidiaries Niche Generics, UK,[5] Unichem SA (Pty) Ltd, Unichem Farmaceutica do Brasil Ltda & Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc.[6]
Website www.unichemlabs.com

Unichem Laboratories (BSE506690) is one of India's oldest[7] and largest pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[8] Unichem has plants located in Roha (Maharashtra), Goa, Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), Pithampur, Ghaziabad, & Sikkim.[9] The company has made more than 500 product registrations across the world and more than 500 regulatory filings such as DMFs, EDMFs. It has been granted Certificate of suitability to European Pharmacopeia (CEP) by European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and Healthcare (EDQM) for Alfuzosin Hydrochloride.[10] Company main interest in synthesis, development, manufacturing, marketing and export of bulk drugs, chemical intermediates and formulations, serving the needs of both human and veterinary health-care.[11]


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  2. ^ "Interview of Dr P A Mody, CEO, Unichem Laboratories Ltd". Indiainfoline.com. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Unichem Lab appoints Mr. Bhagwat S. Dhingra as Chief Executive-Domestic Pharma". Moneycontrol.com. 13 August 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "BSE Plus". Bseindia.com. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Indian pharma firms swallow bitter pill in US, Europe". Business Standard. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Pharmaceutical Business, Pharma Business Development - Unichem Laboratories". Unichemlabs.com. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  7. ^ NULL. "Buy Unichem Laboratories: Karvy". Moneycontrol.com. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  8. ^ "Unichem gets EU nod for drug to treat enlarged prostate". The Economic Times. Press Trust of India. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  9. ^ "Sikkim turns into a pharma hub". Sikkimtimes.com. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Unichem Laboratories receives CEP for Alfuzosin Hydrochloride". The Financial Express. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Unichem Labs". Buci.org. Retrieved 3 October 2010.