Ranbaxy Laboratories, is India's largest pharmaceutical company incorporated in 1961. The company has a global footprint in 46 countries, world-class manufacturing facilities in 7 countries and serves customers in over 125 countries. Ranbaxy has world-class manufacturing facilities in 11 countries namely Brazil, China, Ireland, India, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Romania, South Africa, USA and Vietnam.
Ranbaxy has its R & D centre that helps company to have long term competitive advantage. It caters treatment to segment of diseases that includes Cardiovascular, Central Nervous System, Respiratory, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Nutritionals and Urology.
Ranbaxy's top 20 products, ranging from Anti-infectives to Dermatological, account for revenues of over $600 Million. Using the finest R&D and Manufacturing facilities, that manufactures and markets generic pharmaceuticals, value added generic pharmaceuticals, branded generics, Active Pharmaceuticals and intermediates (API).
In 2001 Ranbaxy entered consumer healthcare through launch of 4 brands Revital, Pepfiz, Gesdyp & Garlic Pearls.
In 2004 launched its first herbal range of products through New Age Herbals (NAH), with products offering remedies in categories of Cough & Cold (Olesan Oil & Cough Syrups) and Appetite Stimulant (Eat Ease).
In 2005, another popular brand, Chericof - The complete cough formula was introduced. During 2006, the business registered sales of $19 Million registering a growth of 19%. Revital, the flagship brand continues to maintain leadership in its segment.
It also produces molecules like Simvastatin, Ciprofloxacin, Amoxycillin, Isotretinon and many more
In April 2014 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd announced that they have entered into definitive agreements pursuant to which Sun Pharma will acquire 100% of Ranbaxy in an all-stock transaction. Under these agreements, Ranbaxy shareholders will receive 0.8 share of Sun Pharma for each share of Ranbaxy. This exchange ratio represents an implied value of Rs 457 for each Ranbaxy share, a premium of 18% to Ranbaxy’s 30-day volume-weighted average share price and a premium of 24.3% to Ranbaxy’s 60-day volume-weighted average share price, in each case, as of the close of business on April 4, 2014.
• 2013 -Ranbaxy wins the ASSOCHAM Innovation Excellence Platinum Award for SynriamTM, a new age cure for malaria
• 2012 - Ranbaxy wins the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Award for being adjudged the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Company of the Year in the Generics Drug Category
•2012 Launch India's first New Chemical Entity (NCE), SynriamTM, a new age cure for Malaria
• 2011 Launch Atorvastatin, a generic version of the world’s largest selling cholesterol lowering drug, in the US with 180-day market exclusivity
• 2011 - Ranbaxy is felicitated with the New Jersey Business and Industry Association Award for Excellence in the Business Expansion Category
• 2010 - Ranbaxy enters the Golden jublee year
• 2010- For the first time Ranbaxy delivered quarterly sales of over $500 million
• 2010 Launch First-to-File (FTF) product Donepezil hydrochloride tablets 5 mg and 10 mg with 180-day market exclusivity in the US Healthcare System
• 2009- Dailchi Sankyo and Ranbaxy announced reconstitution of Ranbaxy executive leadership. Ranbaxy was acquired by Daiichi Sankyo through acquisition of it 52.5% of the equity share capital.
• 2008- Ranbaxy partnered with Daiichi Sankyo Company to create a strategic combination of an innovator and generic powerhouse
• 2007- Ranbaxy has signed new R&D agreement with GSK
• 2006-Ranbaxy acquires generic unbranded business of GSK in Italy & Spain
• 2006 -Ranbaxy acquires Terapia largest independent generic pharma company in Romania for $ 324 million
• 2003 Ranbaxy receives The Economic Times award for corporate excellence for ‘The Company of the year’2002-03
• 2000 Ranbaxy acquires Bayers generic business in Germany. It has alliance with Glaxo SmithKline for Drug discovery & clinical development