Established in technical collaboration with a German chemicals major in the northern suburbs of Kolkata, India, West Bengal Chemical Industries Ltd – more commonly referred to as WBCIL – today saddles a mix that is far more extensive than its original portfolio. While Fine Chemicals and Neutraceuticals continue to underpin it operations, WBCIL expanded its range to include APIs, both inorganic and organic.
WBCIL’s products now aggregate 116 and are as diverse as Calcium Propionate (used by the bakery and feed supplement industry) to Calcium Methylfolate (which has therapeutic use for folate supplementation). Boasting a current annual production of over 1500 MT of various Chemicals and APIs, WBCIL is eyeing of figure of 6000 MT by 2020 at its new and state – of – the – art manufacturing facility at Dahej, Gujarat.
WBCIL is a leading manufacturer of Citrate, Acetate, Propionate, Butyrate and Ascorbate salts of Iron, Zinc, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium and Magnesium. The company excels in the manufacture of directly compressible APIs. WBCIL’s API conform to BP, USP and IP. The company’s Quality Control Department is GLP – Compliant, with its test methods having gone through the rigours of Analytical Method Validation.
With the overwhelming success of its soft launch of Organic APIs in the domestic market in 2014, WBCIL is now gearing up to enhance its API portfolio with a diverse range of products like Lamotrigine, Nicorandil, Topiramate, Desvenlafaxine and Risperidone. These will be manufactured at WBCIL’s new commercial plant, deploying regnant technology for organic molecules, which is slated to go on stream in the first quarter of 2018.
WBCIL is a long – standing cGMP, ISO 9001 – 2008 and HACCP certified company. With a sound Quality Management System in place, WBCIL’s products have validated and audit proofed DMF Files in CTD Formats.
With a staff strength of around 150 professionals and a well – established customer base spanning the entire globe – from Australia to Italy – WBCIL is well placed to meet any demand from almost any part of the world.