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Alpa Laboratories Ltd. Company History and Annual Growth Details

Mr. Purushottam R. Patel, Mr. M.S. Chawla and Mr. Pravin C. Shah,
partners of M/s Alpa Laboratories, which was formed in the year
1967, incorporated a private limited company in the name of Alpa
Laboratories Private Limited on March 18, 1988 for manufacture
of pharmaceutical formulations. In the year 1998, Alpa Laboratories
Private Limited was converted into a public limited company with
effect from September 3, 1998 with the name of "Alpa Laboratories

In the year 1997, we initiated setting of a new manufacturing unit
at 33/2, Pigdamber, A.B. Road, Rau, District Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
The unit commenced commercial production in the year 1999 of
all types of formulations viz. Injectables (Vials/Ampoules both liquid
and Dry), tablets, capsules, eye/ear drops, ointment and creams.

We manufacture a range of products such as ethical drugs, generic
drugs, over the counter drugs (OTC) and veterinary products in
various dosage forms and market them under the trade mark "Alpa"
which is a registered trademark in the name of Alpa Labs (India)
Limited, a promoter group company. We also manufacture
formulations for a number of other pharmaceutical companies of
national and international repute such as Cipla, Zydus Cadila,
Lupin, Glenmark, Genom Biotech, Jenburkt, etc. (under their
own brands) located both in India and abroad in countries such
as Philippines, Iran, Iraq, Sierra Leon, Madagascar, Kenya,
Liberia, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Sudan, Ghana, Nigeria, Srilanka etc.
Further, we also undertake contract manufacturing of a large
variety of pharmaceuticals.

We manufacture various dosage forms which include injectables
(vials / ampoules both liquid and dry), tablets, capsules, eye / ear
drops, ointment and creams and dry syrups. We have an
established product-marketing network covering both metro and
mini metro cities, which enable us to reach our existing and
potential customers through our network of distributors and
dealers spread across the country. For the purpose of marketing
the various products, our Company's business has been
categorized as Branded Generic Division, Veterinary Division,
Exports Division and Contract Manufacturing Division.


1988 Incorporation of Alpa Laboratories Private Limited
1997 Commenced setting up of manufacturing facility at
Pigdamber, Indore
1998 Conversion to Alpa Laboratories Limited, a public limited
1999 Start of commercial production
2001 WHO GMP Certification for its manufacturing facilities
Entered into an agreement for Contract manufacturing
at its newly constructed facility, with Plethico
Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a Pharmaceutical company, for
manufacturing its various range of products.
The manufacturing facilities at Pigdamber were certified
as WHO GMP compliant by SGS-ICS Belgium for the
period 2001-02.
2003 Certified ISO 9001: 2000*
The manufacturing facility at Pigdamber was approved by
the Director General of Quality Assurance (DGQA), India
thereby opening its doors for participating in Tenders for
supplies to defence institutions**
Started export of its Veterinary products and registered its 7
veterinary products in Sudan
2006 Started participation in international tenders for export in
addition to domestic marketing abroad and won a major
tender from CMS, Sudan. Launched Veterinary Division
with a new face and ethical promotion of its Veterinary
products launched in 5 states in the year 2006.
Launched Ethical division for its human products
* Expired on May 14, 2006
** Expired on January 22, 2006. This certificate is not
required now as our revenue have crossed Rs 2000.00
lakhs as per DGQA norms.


-Alpa Laboratories ties up with Vhermann Pharmaceutical Inc, Philippines for distribution of its products.


- The Company has recommended dividend of 10%.


- Ms. Monali Patel, Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has been appointed as the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer.

- Alpa Laboratories has sold its Unit-II ("Undertaking) situated at Sector III, Pithampur, Dhar (M.P.) as a going concern on a slump sale basis to Ipca Laboratories Limited.

-Alpa Laboratories Ltd has formed a wholly owned subsidiary under the name and style of Norfolk Mercantile Private Ltd.