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Amman Pharmaceutical Industries API

Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Our Journey

1989
API Founding
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region
API was founded by Dr. Mohammad Al-Atrash in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region to pioneer the production of niche branded generics in the therapeutic areas of Ophthalmology, ENT, Respiratory, & Dermatology
1992
Started Production
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Started production of sterile eye drops and expanded operations into Saudi Arabia, the biggest market in the Middle East

1999
Completed the 2 nd expansion
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Completed the 2 nd expansion resulting in the launch of 3 new production lines including the highly innovative eye ointment line in addition to oral preparations and dermatology lines

Aug. 2005
Beginning of a New Era
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Beginning of a New Era in management of the company
Launch of the Nasal Spray production line.
Total revenue was doubled in the course of 3 years.
Company converted from LLC to PSC paving the way for capital increase

2012
CE mark registration
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region
  • CE mark registration for Nasal Spray line.
  • E&Y Jordan Nomination.
  • Production Capacity Tripled.
  • Warehouses Expanded.
2016
Introducing the 7th production line
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Introducing the 7th production line, the innovative BOV Completion of the 3rd expansion introducing 3 new production lines Establishing Photo Voltaic green alternative energy source International Red Cross accreditation and shipping to Geneva 6 new in-licensing agreements Penetrating new geographies (CIS, North & Central Africa, NGO)

2020
Stayed resilient across an unprecedented pandemic
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Stayed resilient across an unprecedented pandemic and overcame COVID-19.

Was able to achieve double-digit growth Completed Production area renovation project.

Purchased new 6,000m² land for future expansion Increased capacity of the Sterile Eye Drops Line Established Cosmetics Line & Oral Gel Line

2021 - Present
Agreements
Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (API) was established in 1989 as one of the first pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region

Obtained USFDA Drug Establishment 

Registration and Signed a tech transfer agreement with Hikma and

Registration of the first multidose preservative free eye drops in the region