History

  • 1983
    Founded by two Montreal pharmacists. R&D activities began with 5 employees.
  • 1988
    Acquisition and workplace planning of drug production facility in Montreal.
  • 1994
    Establish Eastern European Business Office in Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 1996
    Investment of CAD$3 million in the creation of modern research laboratories of a pilot production plant in Montreal.
  • 1998
    Investment of CAD$8 million in the acquisition of a building to set up head office, administrative business headquarters and operational facility in Montreal.
  • 1999
    Investment of CAD$3 million for construction of an ultra-modern distribution centre, opposite the head office in Montreal.
  • 2000
    Establishment of a government partnership (Investment Quebec and Employment Quebec).
  • 2001
    Investment of CAD$150 million in a major expansion project.
  • 2003
    Investment of CAD$12 million to acquire Pangeo, a Quebec pharmaceutical company, and to hire approximately 125 employees.
  • 2007
    Opened Vietnam Representative Office.
  • 2008
    Pharmascience celebrates its 25th year of operations.
  • 2011
    Investment of close to CAD$40 million: Inauguration of new facilities in Montreal and creation of 180 jobs.
  • 2011
    Acquisition of Aegera Therapeutics, a Montreal-based clinical-stage biotechnology company.
  • 2012
    Class A Certification - Operational Excellence - This certification is an independent rating by world-class supply chain consultants. Pharmascience is the #1 customer service company in the pharmaceutical industry (for both the branded and generic products) and is able to fill the orders of all customers routinely over 98% of the time. This sought after classification is achieve by only 5% of companies in Canada.
  • 2014
    Acquisition of Uman Pharma Inc., a fully-integrated company that develops, manufactures and markets generic injectable.