About the company
Grindex is an international innovative company located in Latvia, founded in 1946. The Vitamin and Hormones Plant was transferred from the supervision of the Ministry of Food Production to that of the Latvian Academy of Sciences with the goal of gradually re-establishing it as an experimental plant. In 1957, the Vitamin and Hormones Plant became a part of the newly formed Institute of Organic Synthesis. It laid the foundation for the formation of Grindex.
Today Grindex has about 70 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. The main activities of the company are research, development, production, and sale of original products, generics, and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
There are 5 Grindex subsidiaries in Latvia, Estonia, Slovakia, Russia, and representative offices in 12 countries. The company exports its products to more than 70 countries. The main markets are the European Union, Russia, and other CIS countries, USA, Canada, Japan, Vietnam.
The company has a tradition in supporting education, science, and culture in the framework of corporate social responsibility.
Products and Production
In general, the main therapeutic groups are
- drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases;
- drugs that affect the central nervous system;
- antitumor and gastroenterological drugs.
There are 11 sites of manufacturing facilities where active pharmaceutical ingredients are produced. The capacity is about 200-250 tons per year. The production capacity of the final dosage forms is up to 1.5 billion tablets, 500 million capsules, 70 million ampoules, 20 million tubes and 1 million syrup package per year. For those who want to learn more about the production process, there is a 360° laboratory tour on the company website. Take a walk!
Grindex actively cooperates with leading scientific organizations both in Latvia and abroad. Click on the picture below to see the full list of main partners!
Grindex also has a membership in public and non-governmental organizations and takes part in various international projects: see the list.
License and Standards
High-quality standards of Grindex are proved by certificates of EU GMP, RU GMP, FDA, PMDA, TGA, and others.
The company also takes compliance with the principles of Guidance for Industry ICH Q10 Pharmaceutical Quality System. Grindex operates in accordance with the requirements of the following standards:
- Quality management system: LVS EN ISO 9001;
- Environmental management system: LVS EN ISO 14001;
- Energy management system: LVS EN ISO 50001;
- Occupational health & safety management systems: LVS EN ISO 45001.