History

Highlights of Bayer in India

Bayer began its journey in India in 1896. Over a period of time, it has adapted itself to this culture-rich nation and established itself as a Company that manufactures world-class products.

 

2015:

Bayer MaterialScience is now independent under the name Covestro

 


 

2015:

Bayer CropScience acquires vegetable seed company SeedWorks India Pvt. Ltd.

 


 

2015:

Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds opens new R&D Facility in Karnal, Haryana

 


 

2014:

New Headquarters of Bayer in India inaugurated at Thane

 


 

2013:

The Seeds business unitof Bayer CropScience opens a multi-crop breeding station in Chandippa, near Hyderabad

 


 

2013:

The Seeds business unit1 of Bayer CropScience opens a new Mustard Breeding Station in Palwal, Haryana

 


 

2011:

Bayer MaterialScience inaugurates a new aromatic and aliphatic polyisocyanate (PIC) manufacturing facility in India

 


 

2011:

Bayer MaterialScience inaugurates the Color Competence and Design Center in Greater Noida

 


 

2011:

Bayer Zydus Pharma is set up as a 50:50 joint venture between Bayer HealthCare and Zydus Cadilla

 


 

2011:

EcoCommercial Building is set up in Greater Noida as Bayer’s first emissions-neutral office building in Asia

 


 

2009:

Bayer Technology Services opens its first office in India at Thane

 


 

2007:

Bayer MaterialScience Polyurethane Systems House commences operations in Greater Noida

 


 

2006:

Takeover of Schering AG, Berlin, Germany

 


 

2005:

New nematicides plant is inaugurated in Ankleshwar

 


 

2005:

Lanxess AG is spun off from the Bayer Group

 


 

2004:

First Imidacloprid production facility outside Germany is inaugurated in Vapi

 


 

2001:

Bayer acquires Aventis CropScience

 


 

1969:

The company commences operations of a major plant in Thane

 


 

1963:

The name of Bayer Agrochem changes to Bayer (India) Limited

 


 

1958:

Bayer establishes Bayer Agrochem Private Limited in India

 


 

1896:

First wholly-owned subsidiary of Bayer in Asia “Farbenfabriken Bayer and Co. Ltd.” is set-up in Mumbai

 


 

1863:

Company is founded by F. Bayer & J.F. Weskott in Wuppertal, Germany

 


 

 

 

1 Bayer BioScience Pvt. Ltd.