Milestones

1999
  • Incorporated the company ‘Claris Lifesciences Limited’
2002
  • Inaugurated the first manufacturing facility with 3 production lines for injectables products
2003
  • Set up a new manufacturing facility, marking a new beginning for Hospital Care products
  • Received INVIMA (Colombia) and ANVISA (Brasil) approvals for manufacturing facility
2004
  • Commenced commercial production at infusion manufacturing facility
  • Received ISO 9001 : 2000 certification
2005
  • Received MHRA (UK) approval for injectables manufacturing facility
2006
  • Investment by Carlyle Group of USD 20 million
2007
  • Received US FDA approval for injectables manufacturing facility
  • Received Gold Award in India Manufacturing Excellence Awards from Frost & Sullivan
2008
  • Commenced own sales and marketing activities in the USA
  • Received Gold Award in India Manufacturing Excellence Awards from Frost & Sullivan
2009
  • Claris USA subsidiary entered into business arrangement with Pfizer Asia Contract Operations Pte. Ltd. For marketing and supply of specific sterile injectables in certain regulated markets
  • Received Gold Award in India Manufacturing Excellence Awards from Frost & Sullivan
  • Received Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association Quality Excellence Award
2010
  • Debuted at Bombay Stock Exchange, and launched IPO
  • Received Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association Quality Excellence Award
  • Ranked #1 in ‘Healthcare’ and #37 among ‘India’s Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
2011
  • Received a nod for marketing Propofol in European Union
  • Ranked #1 in ‘Healthcare’ and #9 among ‘India’s Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
2012
  • Ranked #1 in ‘Healthcare’ for third time in a row, and #13 among ‘Top 50 Companies Having 1,000+ Employees’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
  • Entered into a Joint Venture agreement with Japan-based companies Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc. and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. for Infusion business in India and emerging markets, forming JV company ‘Claris Otsuka’
2013
  • Commenced functions of JV company ‘Claris Otsuka’
  • Ranked #1 in ‘Healthcare’ for the fourth time in a row, and #15 among ‘Top 100 Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
2014
  • Inaugurated new injectables plant
  • Received MHRA (UK) approval for new injectables plant
  • Carved out a wholly-owned subsidiary, 'Claris Injectables Ltd.', with a view to bring focus on specialty injectables business
  • Ranked #1 in ‘Healthcare’ for the fifth time in a row, and one of ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
  • Received Silver Award from MedAssets, USA
2015
  • Launched Critical Care division for domestic market in a new avatar as ‘Claris Specialty Injectables’
  • Received Gold Award from MedAssets, USA
  • Ranked among the best in ‘Healthcare’, and one of ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India, for the sixth year in a row
2016
  • Entered into a definitive agreement with Baxter International Inc., USA for sale of global generic injectables business for USD 625 million
  • Ranked #1 once again in ‘Healthcare’ and among Top 50 in ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India
  • Listed in Fortune India ‘The Next 500’
  • Received Gold Award from MedAssets, USA
  • Received Global HR Excellence Awards by World HRD Congress
  • Received Great Manager Awards by People Business and The Times of India
  • Recognised among India’s Top 50 Most Promising Brands by World Consulting and Research Corporation
2017
  • Completed sale of global generic injectables business to Baxter International Inc., USA
  • Ranked one of the best companies in ‘Healthcare’ and one of ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work® Institute, India, for the eighth time
  • Declared as a ‘Great Place to Work® Certified’ company by Great Place to Work® Institute, India
  • Listed in Fortune India ‘The Next 500’