History

Unichem Laboratories was founded in 1944 by the late Mr. Amrut Mody, a pioneer in the Indian pharmaceuticals business. With a rich tradition of unwavering quality and reliability, Unichem brings together a unique blend of modern, value-added research and deep knowledge of the Indian pharmaceuticals industry.

Here are some of the company’s significant milestones since inception:

Year Milestones
2006 Acquisition of 100% stake in Niche Generics Limited, United Kingdom
2005 Set up of New Pharma Technology Development Centre at Goa
Unichem acquired API manufacturing unit at Pithampur
2002 - 2003 Subsidiaries in South Africa & Brazil established
2002 Established Joint Venture in UK called Niche Generics Limited
2001 New R&D Centre set up at Mumbai.
New Biosciences R&D Centre set up at Bangalore for research work in Bio-technology
1998 Baddi formulations plant - fully operational
1997 Goa formulations plant - fully operational
New Corporate office set up at Unichem Bhavan Jogeshwari, Mumbai
1996 Merger of Unichem Expo.rts Ltd. & Unisearch Ltd. with Unichem Laboratories Ltd
1984 UNISEARCH Limited was set up in Collaboration with Upjohn
1978 Roha Bulk Drug Plant established (Backward Integration)
1972 Padma Bhushan awarded to Late Mr. Amrut Mody for his pioneering efforts in Indian Pharma Industry
1968 Ghaziabad formulations plant setup
1963 Tie up with Uni Sankyo - Co-Marketing formulations
1962 First Formulation plant at Jogeshwari
In October, 1962 Unichem became Public-Listed company on Bombay Stock Exchange - Total issued share capital 44 lacs
1944 Naissance of Unichem