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Wockhardt LTD UK, Wrexham LL13 9UF, UK


Wockhardt Ltd. UK
Ash Road North Wrexham Ind Estate
Wrexham LL11 6EU


Project leader

Gordon Urquhart

Gordon Urquhart

Phone: 0044 1978 661261
Fax: 0044 1978 660130

Project staff

Abigail Marini

Abigail Marini

Phone: 0044 1978 661261
Fax: 0044 1978 660130

Institute presentation

Global Operations

Wockhardt was established over forty years ago and has evolved into India’s sixth largest drug maker and is amongst the top seventy-five in the world. The group now employs over 3,500 people globally and over 70% of turnover comes from the international operations (in the UK, Europe and the US). Europe contributes more than 50% of the group revenues. With a global footprint and a multi-ethnic workforce from 14 different nationalities the global revenues of Wockhardt in 2008 were over $ 800 mn.

European Operations

The current operations of Wockhardt in Europe are based in UK, Ireland and France with three manufacturing facilities, one in each of these countries and one manufacturing facility in USA.  Additionally the group has seven FDA / EU approved API / Formulation manufacturing facilities in India supporting the supplies to regulated markets like EU and USA.

With a strong R & D base in India and manufacturing location based development facilities in EU and USA, the group has an extensive future product pipeline for these markets.

UK Operations

Wockhardt UK Ltd. is an established and leading supplier of generic and branded medicines to the UK Hospital and Retail sectors with a basket of products across multiple therapeutic areas.

The Wockhardt UK business is growing year-on-year at twice the rate of the Generic Pharmaceutical industry growth rate in United Kingdom. Furthermore, the company benefits from thriving Export and Contract Manufacturing Divisions.

The UK arm of the global operation is based in Wrexham, North Wale. There are 300 employees working at this site.

Wockhardt UK’s team includes experts in drug development and analytical support, quality assurance and control, regulatory, logistics, manufacturing, engineering and purchasing.