DIL Ltd. formerly Duphar-Interfran Limited is an Indian public listed company located at Thane, India. Founded in 1951 by Late Dr. D V K Raju in the name of International Franchises Private Limited. DIL has built successful partnerships with leading multinational companies for over 53 years. The name of the company was then changed to ‘Crookes Interfran Limited’ and then in 1971 the name was changed to ‘Duphar Interfran Ltd.’. In the year 1976, the company’s equity shares were listed on the Stock Exchange of Bombay (BSE). In 2000, the company demerged its pharmaceutical business into a new company called Duphar Pharma India Ltd. (currently known as Solvay Pharma India Ltd.) which issued to the shareholders of Duphar Interfran Ltd., 2 equity shares of Duphar Pharma India Ltd. for every 1 share held in Duphar Interfran Ltd. by the shareholders at that time, while retaining their original share in Duphar Interfran Ltd. The name of the company was then changed to DIL Limited.
Currently, DIL is engaged in the business of research support services through its subsidiary Research Support International Ltd. (RSIL), manufacture and marketing of enzymes and chemicals through its subsidiary Fermenta Biotech Ltd. (FBL), entertainment through its subsidiary White Stripes Entertainment Ltd. (WSEL) and manufacture and marketing of levitation technology and wheel chairs through its Joint Venture company, being set up in the Czech Republic.
With the growing global need for newer drugs and for research, DIL, with its capabilities, becomes a preferred partner for undertaking contract research and custom synthesis.
Specializing in synthesis of fine organic compounds, chiral building blocks and Intermediates, their expertise include developing small size, aromatic & non-aromatic, functionalized heterocycles, enzyme mediated asymmetric synthesis of hydroxyesters, protection of amino acids at amino and carboxyl functionalities and synthesis of compounds having peptide linkage.
From its fully-equipped and modern facilities, the multi-cultural team at DIL strives to offer the best services in organic synthesis and industrial biotechnology. Qualified synthetic chemists develop and produce tailor-made compounds (Gms to multi-kegs) for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Their services cover both individual projects, as well as working exclusively as permanent team members for clients.
Offering expertise on both short and long-term projects, DIL seamlessly blends in as an extension of the client company, offering flexible and integrated services, made to measure solutions, cost-effective and on-time service accelerating drug discovery and development – backed by the assurance of confidentiality.
With all this, DIL enhances and adds value to the client’s research program. DIL is a public listed company delivering reliable services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Tucked away in a quiet and verdant niche in Thane, (32 km. away from Mumbai), and spread over 28,000 sq mts of land, is where it all happens.
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