PharmaZell an Axplora Company

API – Active Pharmaceutical Impact

Since 1947, PharmaZell has produced active pharmaceutical ingredients that have an active impact on our customer’s patients’ quality of life.

As your partner, we’re committed to your success in the dynamic and ever-evolving pharmaceutical landscape. We offer:

  • A global network of expertise with production sites in pharmaceutical production markets in Germany and India.
  • A trusted, customer-focused partner who values long-term customer relationships.
  • Accessible experts who take a solution-based approach to make things simpler for our customers’ business.
  • A competitive offering, consistent value-add, and attractive pricing.

Dedication to quality, innovation, and regulatory compliance


Our mission is to empower pharmaceutical companies with the essential ingredients they need to develop groundbreaking treatments and improve the quality of life for patients worldwide. When you choose PharmaZell, you choose a partner committed to your success in the dynamic and ever-evolving pharmaceutical landscape.

Combining high customer loyalty with a portfolio of mainly large volume molecules

> 15 year

relationships with key customers

>85 years

of experience in process R&D and API manufacturing

>35 APIs

in portfolio (commercial and pipeline)


patent families for key technologies & products

Our Products

PharmaZell offers a focused portfolio of small molecule APIs, together with custom development and manufacturing services for the generic and originator pharmaceutical industry. The company operates at three production sites, one in Germany and two in India. As part of the Axplora Group, PharmaZell employs 750 talented associates worldwide.

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Sustainable, compliant expertise that is green by design

We are continually fostering an environment of innovation and trust at PharmaZell,  built on open dialogue, new ideas, and creative solutions. We consider our culture to be our competitive advantage. It is the driving force behind Pharmazell’s flexible environment that can quickly adapt supply chains for optimal quality and a secure product supply.

We invest in what matters: our people and our processes

Our guiding principles are at the heart of what we do and reflect our mutual respect for one another, our partners, and the environment. We are always pursuing greener science and continually seek to improve our plant processes. Investing in our people pays off.