Sobhan Darou Co. (public company) was established in 1976 with the participation and technical knowledge of Ciba-Geigy (now, Novartis) under the name of Swiran cosmetics Company (PJS). The company became operational in 1981 and later renamed to Sobhan Pharmaceutical Company in 1985. After the establishment of Sobhan Pharmaceutical group in 2004, the factory (Site), production lines and all activities were transferred to Sobhan Darou (PJS). The company later went to a public company in 2005 and was listed on Stock Exchange under the symbol of Sobhan in 2010. The company is engaged in researching into, developing, advancing and manufacturing medicinal, cosmetic, sanitary and chemical products. As one of the most prestigious psychiatric medication manufacturers in Iran, the company ranks second in terms of production volume and ninth in terms of sales in the country. In addition, Sobhan Darou Company, in partnership with reputed European companies, has engaged in manufacturing under license medicines including the Contrahist brand (Levocetirizine) licensed by Polish Adamed Pharma S.A. and Ursobil brand (Ursodeoxycholic Acid) licensed by Italian ABC Farmaceutici Group.
Geographical Location and Land Area:
The company is located in industrial city of Rasht, Gilan province, in a land area of 100,000 square meters and that the area of the building is about 10.000 square meters.
Production lines and capacity:
Sobhan Darou Company has three manufacturing units including solid dosage forms, semisolids and liquids units.
Solid dosage forms division: Annual production capacity of 1000 tons of tablets equivalent to 1.9 billion tablets and film coated tablets and 35 tons of capsules equivalent to 140 million capsules.
Semisolids division: Annual production capacity of 2000 tons of ointments, creams and gels, and 300 tons of sanitary and cosmetic Vaseline, creams and lotions.
Liquids division: 180 thousand liters drops equivalent to 6 million glasses of drop.
Solid dosage forms:
- Tablets and film coated tablets:1000 tons, equivalent to 1.9 billion tablets;
- Capsules: 35 tons, equivalent to 140 million capsules.
- Ointments, creams and gels: 2000 tons, equivalent to 12 million tubes;
- Sanitary and cosmetic Vaseline, creams and lotions: 300 tones.
- Drops: 180 thousand liters, equivalent of 6 million glasses of drop;
Product Category Based on Treatment Groups
With more than 90 products in different forms and treatment groups, Sobhan Darou Company produces 14 different cardiovascular drugs, 57 different types of neurology drugs and more than 9 different types of internal medicines.
Sobhan Darou Company has employed more than 350 efficient and skilled staff and 306 workers of the company work in manufacturing and production logistics units.
Awarded certificates, certificate of appreciation, confirmations and standards:
- Certificates of ISO 9001 in 2016, ISO 14001in 2016, ISO 9001in 2008, ISO 9001 in 2013, ISO 14001;
- Certificate of Quality-Based Endeavor;
- Certificate of GMP from Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran.
Domestic and international awards
- Appreciation tablet for observing consumers’ rights in 2011 and 2012
- Statuette of fourth conference of Iranian leading figures in commerce and industry
List of the Company Contracting Distribution Companies:
Alborz Distribution Company, as one of the most reputed nationwide distribution companies, alongside other distribution companies including Razi Distribution Company, Hejrat Distribution Company, Ghasem Iran Co., Darou Gostar Razi Company, Behpakhsh Daru Behshahr Company etc., are responsible for distributing medicinal products made by Sobhan Darou Company.