Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd Company Profile

20:32 EDT 30th August 2014 | BioPortfolio

Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Orchid) was established in July 1992 as a 100% Export Oriented Unit (EOU). Commencing operations in February 1994, Orchid achieved rapid growth to emerge as the eleventh largest company in the Indian pharmaceutical industry in a short span of eleven years of operations. Orchid employs over 2600 people, over 600 of whom are scientists, technologists and other professionals. Orchid is today a globally recognized, integrated pharmaceutical company with core competencies in the development and manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and Finished Dosage Forms as well as in drug discovery. From the very inception, Orchid has been investing aggressively for establishing modern research and manufacturing facilities aimed at global markets, thus emerging as a world-class pharmaceutical company covering the entire value chain from “Discovery to Delivery”.
Orchid has two manufacturing sites for APIs (at Alathur, Chennai and Aurangabad) and three manufacturing sites for Dosage forms (at Irungattukottai and Alathur), besides two R&D centres (at Sholinganallur and Irungattukottai). Orchid’s facilities are state-of-the-art and have several international regulatory approvals, including the USFDA. Orchid’s API facilities are ISO certified for their quality and environmental management systems. Orchid has a subsidiary in the US for Drug Discovery and a Joint Venture in China for manufacturing APIs.


#313, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam
Tamil Nadu
600 034


Phone: 91-44-28211000 / 28230000
Fax: 91-44-28211002
Email: corporate@orchidpharma.com

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Hospira Completes Acquisition of Orchid's API Manufacturing and R&D Facility

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PubMed Articles [228 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Growth Promotion-Related miRNAs in Oncidium Orchid Roots Colonized by the Endophytic Fungus Piriformospora indica.

Piriformospora indica, an endophytic fungus of Sebacinales, colonizes the roots of a wide range of host plants and establishes various benefits for the plants. In this work, we describe miRNAs which a...

In situ seed baiting to isolate germination-enhancing fungi for an epiphytic orchid, Dendrobium aphyllum (Orchidaceae).

Orchid conservation efforts, using seeds and species-specific fungi that support seed germination, require the isolation, identification, and germination enhancement testing of symbiotic fungi. Howeve...

Conservation Genetics of an Endangered Lady's Slipper Orchid: Cypripedium japonicum in China.

Knowledge about the population genetic variation of the endangered orchid, Cypripedium japonicum, is conducive to the development of conservation strategies. Here, we examined the levels and partition...

DNA microarray-based gene expression profiling of estrogenic chemicals.

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