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Aurobindo Pharma

  • Consolidated net operating income of Rs 2140.6 crore (US$ 364.60 million) in Q3 of FY 14
  • 6 key formulations facilities in India
  • Market of more than 300 products
  • Over 9500 professionals
  • Began exports in 1992

Aurobindo Pharma was founded in 1986. The company commenced its operations in 1988–89 with a single unit that manufactured semi-synthetic penicillin (SSP) at Pondicherry. The company became a public company in 1992 and listed its shares in the Indian stock exchanges in 1995.

In addition to being the market leader in SSPs, Aurobindo Pharma has presence in key therapeutic segments such as neurosciences, cardiovascular, anti-retrovirals, anti-diabetics, gastroenterology and cephalosporins, among others.

The company has nine units for APIs/intermediates and seven units for formulations, which are designed to meet the requirements of both advanced as well as emerging market opportunities.

Aurobindo Pharma exports to over 125 countries across the globe with more than 70 per cent of its revenues derived out of international operations. The company makes use of in-house research and development (R&D) for rapid filing of patents, drug master files (DMFs), abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) and formulation dossiers across the world. It is among the largest filers of DMFs and ANDAs from India.


Aurobindo Pharma: Global Leadership in Anti-infectives

2014 Completes the acquisition of select Western European Businesses of Actavis
2012 Launches its operations in the Kingdom of Bahrain
2011 Establishes joint venture with Diod (Russia) to manufacture and market generic drugs in Russia
2009 Receives two new registrations from Medicines Control Council (MCC), South Africa
2001 Set up first overseas manufacturing plant in China
India ranks 3rd worldwide for pharmaceutical production by volume and 14th by value. The country has an established domestic pharmaceutical industry, with a strong network of 3,000 drug companies and ~10,500 manufacturing units.