Hindustan Latex Limited
Hindustan Latex Ltd
Innovating for Healthy Generations Hindustan Latex Ltd (HLL) commenced its journey to serve the Nation in the area of Health Care, on March 1, 1966, with its incorporation as a corporate entity under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India. HLL was set up in the natural rubber rich state of Kerala, for the production of male contraceptive sheaths for the National Family Planning Programme. The company commenced its commercial operations on April 5, 1969 at Peroorkada in Trivandrum. The Plant was established in technical collaboration with M/s Okamoto Industries Inc. Japan. Two most modern Plants were added, one at Akkulam, in Trivandrum, Kerala and the other at Belgaum, Karnataka in 1985. A new condom plant in Peroorkada was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss on 24th November 2007 whereby adding another 283 million pieces to the Plant‟s existing capacity. With this, the production facility at Peroorkada has emerged as one of the largest single manufacturing Plant in the world for the production of Condoms, with a capacity to produce over 1 Billion Condoms a year. With the addition of this capacity, HLL today has an annual production capacity of 1.316 billion condoms. On the path of rapid growth, HLL has set its sights to be a Rs 1000 crore company by the year 2010. HLL has been declared a Mini Ratna Company by the Government of India and upgraded as a Schedule B PSU. Hindustan Latex is the only company in the world manufacturing and marketing the widest range of Contraceptives. It is unique in providing a range of Condoms, including Female Condoms, Intra Uterine Devices, Oral Contraceptive Pills - steroidal, non-steroidal and Emergency Contraceptive pills; Contraceptive Cream, and Tubal Rings. HLL‟s Health care product range include: Blood Collection Bags, Surgical Sutures, Auto Disable Syringes, Vaccines, Women‟s Health Care Pharma products, In - Vitro Diagnostic Test Kits, Hydrocephalus Shunt, Tissue Expanders, Needle Destroyers, Blood Bank equipment, Iron and Folic Acid Tablets, Sanitary Napkins, and Oral Rehydration Salts.
Hindustan Latex Limited
With a vast array of innovative products and social programmes launched to meet the nation‟s health care needs, Hindustan Latex Ltd. (HLL) is year after year taking a step closer to its vision of Innovating for Healthy Generations. Over the past sixteen years HLL has steadily set up a strong and sound infrastructure for direct marketing. HLL has put in place a vast distribution network covering the length and breadth of the country. HLL‟s products today reach over five lakh retail outlets, in 10 states, covering over 600 districts, 1509 distribution points, including over a lakh villages, in the remotest corners of the nation. It is the leading social marketing organization in the country in the area of contraceptives - with a market share of over 65 percent in the rural and semi urban markets, including in the highly populated states of UP, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar etc. HLL has also made vast inroads in the commercial segment too, with the growth in its market share from 0.1 percent over a decade back to 19 percent at present. HLL‟s products are today exported to over 70 countries. HLL‟s association with world leaders includes those with Okamoto of Japan; Finishing Enterprises, USA; Becton and Dickinson, USA; Female Health Company, USA; Gambro BCT, Sweden; Beijing Zizhu Pharma of China and Acumen Fund, USA. HLL is investing heavily in the area of Research and Development. It is setting up a national centre for Research in the area of Contraceptive products The Company has achieved a turnover of Rs. 244 crores during the last financial year - 2006-07 and a profit after tax of Rs. 20.06 crores. HLL is today the leading provider of contraceptive and health care products for various public health programmes managed by...
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