Afrab-Chem Limited is a respected leader in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in Nigeria , which is also strongly committed to producing high quality pharmaceutical products to the satisfaction of its customers.
The company was originally established in 1968 under the name Afro–Arab Techni-Chemicals Limited by a Nigerian-Jordanian group of pharmacists, chemists and business entrepreneurs as pharmaceutical distributors.
In 1973, the company’s first manufacturing plant was established in the country to produce selected drugs under technical partnership with -
- Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company, Amman , Jordan
- Zambon Group, Spa, Milan , Italy
- Dr. Andreu Laboratories, Barcelona , Spain , and
- OM Laboratories, Geneva , Switzerland.
Over the past four decades, Afrab-Chem has grown into a pharmaceutical conglomerate whose impact is felt across the nation.
Its current product lines which encompass solid and liquid dosage forms as well as external preparations have seen the emergence of close to 80 popular products some of which include –
- Afrabvite (drops, syrups)
- Panda Paracetamol (drops, syrups and tablets)
- La-Tessen (drops, syrups and tablets)
- Detonic (blood tonic for the family)
Today, Afrab-Chem serves medical professionals and patients in various communities by providing dependable high quality pharmaceuticals. It also manufactures various products on contract for institutions, governments, multinational organizations and foreign agencies.
The strategic location of Afrab-Chem in Nigeria affords the company easy access to all the vital export markets in Africa. This also fuels the company’s resolve to be the hub of the pharmaceutical industry in West Africa, and at the same time compete favourably in the global export market.
Afrab-Chem Ltd has a sister company known as JOSWE Medical (Jordan Sweden Medical and Sterilization Co.) which is based in Jordan and manufactures highly standardised Pharmaceutical products for international markets. JOSWE’s products range include; Anti-hypertensives, Anti-diabetics, Anti-psychotics among others.