Ranbaxy was started by Ranbir Singh and Gurbax Singh in 1937 as a distributor for a Japanese company Shionogi. The name Ranbaxy is a portmanteau of the names of its first owners Ranbir and Gurbax. Bhai Mohan Singh bought the company in 1952 from his cousins Ranbir and Gurbax. After Bhai Mohan Singh’s son Parvinder Singh joined the company in 1967, the company saw an increase in scale.


Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited (BSE500359) is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company that was incorporated in India in 1961. The company went public in 1973 and Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo acquired a controlling share in 2008. In 2014, Sun Pharma acquired the entire 63.4% share of Ranbaxy making the conglomerate the world’s fifth largest specialty generic pharma company.


As of 2013, Ranbaxy was exporting its products to 125 countries with ground operations in 43 and manufacturing facilities in eight countries. In 2011, Ranbaxy Global Consumer Health Care received the OTC Company of the year award. In the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Brand Trust Reports, Ranbaxy was ranked 161st, 225th and 184th respectively among India’s most trusted brands.


Products Manufactured:

Ethicals:                    Antiretroviral medicines

Over the Counter:        Multivitamins and Antacids

Nigeria Address:       Plot 5, Block K, Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Isolo, Lagos.

Contact Person:         Mr. Hanwant Arora – Managing Director

Tel:                          01-7932744

Phone:                      08033160727



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The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria with the acronym PMG-MAN is the umbrella Organisation for Manufacturers of Pharmaceuticals and allied products in Nigeria. Membership is open to any Pharmaceutical established in the Federation that has and utilizes local manufacturing facilities for the production of drugs and medicines from local and or imported raw materials.

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