Important milestones in Scanpharm’s history:
Birkerød station near Scanpharm 1950’s
1951 Scanpharm was founded as the Danish agent for Schering AG, Berlin.
1956 Launch of Viminova®
1980 Launch of Pregnatal®
1985 Launch of Dapson Scanpharm®
1992 Scanpharm was acquired by the current owner and CEO Ole Bjørn Jensen and his wife Hanne
1995 Ferraton was acquired and integrated
1995 Scanpharm was selected as one of two suppliers to the WHO Leprosy Eradication Programme
1996 The factory and facilities of former Rhône-Poulenc Rorer in Birkerød, just north of Copenhagen was acquired
1998 Scanpharm was selected as sole supplier of medicines for the WHO Leprosy Eradication Programme.
2000 The pharmaceutical contract packing company Carepack ApS was acquired and integrated
2000 Awarded to one of Denmarks fastest growing manufacturers
2002 Approved by FDA for packaging and labelling of pharmaceuticals for the US market.
2007 Manufacturing of tablets and capsules acquired from Dansk Farmaceutisk Industri A/S
2008 Acquisition and integration of UNIKEM A/S’s contract manufacturing and analysis laboratories.
2013 Launch of Viminova® Drops. A tasty drop product for Toddlers 1- 4 years supplying a multivitamin- and mineral supplement for healthy growth.
2014 Manufacturing and packaging of suppositories is moved from Copenhagen to Birkerød
2014 Acquisition of the drug- and food supplements marketed under the brand “HealthCare”