One of the manufacturing sites of Sanofi India Ltd. is set up in the industrial estate in Ankleshwar, which is located Gujarat, India. The facility houses both the Pharma and Chemistry plants.
Pharmaceuticals set up in 1989
Chemistry set up in 1987
Total built up area in Pharmaceuticals: 19,362 m²
Total built up area in Chemistry: 9,595 m²
Dosage form: Solids
Capacity (per annum): 5,000 million tablets
Pharmaceuticals and Chemistry
- Daonil® M
- Pheniramine Maleate
- Articaine HCl
- Ramipril Pre II(3)
The Manufacturing operations are carried out in two shifts in the Pharma Plant and the Chemistry plants work in 3 shifts, all 7 days a week.
The finished dosage facility started in year 1989. The plant has the capacity of more than 5 billion Tablets and has all the latest technologies to produce uncoated and coated tablets and able to provide packaging in bulk, strip and blister. Currently, the finished dosage plant has regulatory approvals from Ukraine Health Authority and WHO GMP certification.
Autocoater for tablet coating
Chemistry, Ankleshwar manufactures APIs and intermediates, for sourcing to Sanofi Chemistry and Pharma site, for third parties and for domestic requirement. This state–of–art plants enjoys the high capacity utilization to meet the material supply schedule and also addresses environmental issues through reduction in energy consumption and waste generation.
Inside picture of one of the API plants
Quality and HSE
An ISO 14001- 2004 site: Pharmaceuticals
An ISO 14001- 2004 site: Chemistry
USFDA and AFSAPPSs approved site for Glibenclamide and Articaine Hydrochloride: Chemistry
Quality Laboratory in working
The quality systems at Ankleshwar ensure that the products and processes comply with the international regulatory requirements. The site emphasizes and supports ‘Quality Awareness’ and ‘System-based Approach’ in its day-to-day working. The HSE systems comply with global standards so as to safeguard personnel, environment and property. The strong HSE culture at the site stresses on the Process Safety and Employee wellbeing aspects.
Updated February 16, 2011