Goa Site

Merck India’s manufacturing site located at Ponda, Goa commenced its operations in 1983. Spread across nearly 150,000 sq. m., it has facilities for pharmaceutical as well as chemical manufacturing.  In addition to manufacturing injectables and soft gel capsules, Merck India is also the largest manufacturer of Vitamin E in the country and the only manufacturer of the chemicals, Guaiazulene, Thiamine Disulphide and Oxynex ST for Merck worldwide. The Dehydrated Culture Media plant that was set up here in 2008 is the first outside Germany.
Goa Site

Facts & Figures
Site ManagerMr. C.A. Menezes, General Manager-Works
Number of employeesNearly 300 (as of Apr 2012)
Major products – PharmaceuticalsInjectables and soft gel capsules

Major products – Chemicals

Guaiazulene, Thiamine Disulfide, Oxynex ST, Dehydrated Culture Media and Vitamin E


Plot No. 11/1,
Ponda, Goa  403 407 
Tel.: +91 832 6614111
CEO: Dr. Claus - Dieter - Boedecker, Managing Director, Merck Limited (India)
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