SQUARE today symbolizes a name – a state of mind. But its journey to the growth and prosperity has been no bed of roses. From the inception in 1958, it has today burgeoned into one of the top line conglomerates in Bangladesh. Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd., the flagship company, is holding the strong leadership position in the pharmaceutical industry of Bangladesh since 1985 and is now on its way to becoming a high performance global player.
|Year of Establishment (Initially as a Partnership)||:||1958|
|Incorporated as a Private Limited Company||:||1964|
| Technical Collaboration Agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals of Belgium
(A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson International Ltd.)
|Technical Collaboration Agreement with F.Hoffman-La Roche & Co. Ltd.||:||1982|
|Converted into Public Limited Company||:||1991|
|Initially Public Offering (IPO) of shares of SQUARE Pharmaceuticals Ltd.||:||1994|
|Stock Exchange Listing (Dhaka & Chittagong)||:||1995|
|Agreement with M/s. Bovis Tanvec Ltd. of UK for implementation of Dhaka Plant||:||1996|
|Awarded ISO-9001 Certificate||:||1998|
|SQUARE Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Dhaka Unit gets the UK MHRA approval||:||2007|
|Awarded TGA Certificate||:||2012|
|Business Lines||:||Manufacturing and Marketing of Pharmaceutical Finished Products, Basic Chemicals, AgroVet Products and Pesticide Products|
|Authorized Capital||:|| US$ 73.5 Million
(Tk. 5,000 Million)
|Paid-up Capital||:||(Tk. 3707.69 million)|
|Number of Employees||:||5,290|
|Subsidiary Company||:|| Square Cephalosporins Ltd.
Square Formulations Ltd.
|Associate Company||:||Square Textiles Ltd.
Square Fashions Ltd.
Square Hospitals Ltd.