Indian pharma industry: Reinvent the game

Indian pharma industry: Reinvent the game

The Indian pharma industry is well on its way to becoming a $55 billion industry by 2020. At present, the country is proudly said to be the third largest pharmaceutical industry in the world. India continues to be the largest exporter of generic drugs to the US and even in this year, over 40 percent of the new drug approvals were from India. The country does still boast of having the largest number of facilities approved by US and other countries. Looking at our vast experience and plethora of opportunities in the near term, we can surely take the pharma industry to newer heights. Read More


Colorado Wheat Research Foundation Inc (CWRF), Albaugh LLC and Limagrain Cereal Seeds LLC (LCS) have launched the first two new herbicide-tolerant CoAXium wheat production system varieties. Incline AX and LCS Fusion AX, both hard red winter wheats, will be launched in the fall of 2018 with certified seed available to growers in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Montana and parts of Oregon and Washington. LCS Fusion AX is marketed by LCS, and Incline AX will be marketed under the PlainsGold brand by CWRF. Read More


In an interview, Jim Yano, Vice President – Marketing, Mass Spectrometry Division, Agilent Technologies Inc and Bharat Bhardwaj, Country Manager (India), Agilent India Pvt Ltd, with Chemical Today Magazine talk about the need for smarter analytical tools that can match the pace and need of the industry. Their new product, Ultivo, encompasses the benefits of being much simpler, yet giving much faster and accurate analytical throughput. Product insight-Agilent has introduced the newest member of its family of triple quadrupole liquid chromatography-mass spectrometers (triple quad LC/MS) – the Ultivo triple quad. Read More

In an interview, Ravi Doshi, Director (Marketing), Oswal Industries Limited with Chemical Today Magazine discusses at length about the valves industry and its potential in the global market.By Debarati Das-Trends and development in the valves industry: Typically, advances in industrial valve technology occur at a slower, more evolutionary pace than in more technology-intensive industries. Because of this, valve producers usually alter minor parameters, such as changing the materials of construction (for example, using plastics instead of metals) or tweaking the design (developing, for instance, high-performance trunnion mounted ball valve, top entry valves with better features than standard ball valves).  Read More