Our History

September 2, 2015

2015 – Voted-Best Contract Manufacturing Organization-by BioPharma Asia Industry Awards

January 1, 2013

Acquired Cirrus Pharmaceuticals, a contract product development company in RTP, NC, USA

January 1, 2012

Built India’s largest biopharmaceutical facility in a technical collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim

January 2, 2011

Built India’s largest oral liquids manufacturing facility and tripled capacity

January 1, 2011

Expanded our pharmaceutical development labs to cater to growing demand

January 2, 2010

Added a new manufacturing facility in Sweden and doubled production

January 1, 2010

Voted “India’s Best Contract Manufacturer” by OPPI

January 2, 2008

Launched our pharmaceutical development unit to provide R&D services to global customers

January 1, 2008

Set up a dedicated oral care R&D facility for GlaxoSmithKline

January 1, 2007

Built our oral solids facility in Bangalore to supply to global markets

January 1, 2006

Acquired a solids manufacturing plant in Uppsala, Sweden, from Pfizer

January 1, 2001

Added a semi solids manufacturing facility and expanded our campus to Nelamangala

January 1, 1995

Tripled our liquids manufacturing capacity becoming one of India’s largest liquids contract manufacturing company

January 1, 1985

Built our first liquids manufacturing facility

January 1, 1980

Subhash Bagaria founded Kemwell in Bangalore, India, as a 100% contract manufacturing company for pharmaceutical dosage forms