Sigma Aldrich India's research campus is a testament to the success
of its approach in serving global customers
Sigma Aldrich India
Raja Ram (MD)
Life Sciences Business
Manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, biochemicals and equipment
Plot # 12, Bommasandra Jigani Link Road, Bangalore-560100, Karnataka
(in Rs Crore)
Rs 100* Crore
* BioSpectrum estimates
Sigma Aldrich's global reach is a competitive advantage in sourcing
and distribution. With world-class logistics capabilities, it supports customers
quickly and efficiently
Sigma Aldrich India is the Indian subsidiary of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. Sigma's India revenue from
life sciences business for FY09 is estimated at Rs 100 crore. The company has a broad customer base
of commercial laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, industrial companies, universities, diagnostics
companies, biotechnology companies, hospitals and governmental institutions.
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation is a leading life sciences and high technology company. The company
develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes the wide range of high-quality chemicals,
biochemicals and equipment throughout the world. These chemical products and kits are used in
scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical
development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology
manufacturing. The company operates in 38 countries, and manufactures 48,000 of the 130,000
chemical products it offers. The company also offers 40,000 equipment products and sells that
in over 160 countries, servicing over 92,000 accounts representing over one million individual
The company has four business units including research units of essentials, specialties and
biotech, and the fine chemicals unit, SAFC. The units are closely inter-related in their activities
and have earned a reputation for quality and performance.
The 48,000 products manufactured by the company contribute to about 65 percent of its global
sales, with the remainder sourced through its network of over 10,000 suppliers. Each of its
products, whether manufactured or procured, is analyzed and quality tested to rigid specifications
before being packaged in one of its 31 plants located in 11 countries.
Sigma's global reach is a competitive advantage in sourcing and distribution. With world-class
logistics capabilities, it supports customers quickly and efficiently, supplying materials they
need for their research and manufacturing.
In 2010 and beyond, the company plans to build and implement additional localized strategies,
including increased sales force specialization for specific areas, and special focus on the
life sciences, analytical and manufacturing markets.