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Arterium Corporation

Kievmedpreparat

Galychpharm

1826 - 1921
1922 - 1995
1996 - 2005
1826
1826

Peter Mikolyash, a Czech entrepreneur, opens the Under the Star pharmacy in Lviv, which specializes on production of medicines from semi-finished products sourced from Vienna.

1900
1900

Henry Mikolyash, a descendant of the pharmacy’s founder, establishes Peter Mikolyash and Co. pharmaceutical company in Lviv.

1910
1910

Peter Mikolyash and Co. receives a concession for opening Laokoon pharmaceutical factory in Lviv.

1911
1911

The factory changes is relocated to Furhalskoho Street (now 6/8 Opryshkivska Street) and begins mass production of medicines in a variety of dosage forms including tablets, ointments, extracts, tinctures and solutions, as well as subcutaneous injections and patches, using traditional technologies.

1913
1913

Laokoon products are awarded a Gold medal and an Honorary diploma at the 3rd International Chemical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition in Vienna. The factory starts production of its own medicinal products, including drugs for subcutaneous injections like Arseniy drug.

1921
1921

Laokoon is transformed into a limited liability joint stock company. It withdraws from the jurisdiction of Peter Mikolyash and Co.

1923
1923

Laokoon becomes an independent joint stock company. Over the next 20 years, the company’s capital will quadruple.

1937
1937

The company’s product range now includes 43 patent products, 87 ampouled products, 7 veterinary products, as well as drugs in tablets and packaged galenical preparations. Chemical Department of the factory manufactures salicylic, isovaleric and lactic acids and their derivatives.

1938
1938

Laokoon produces over 65.8 tons of products annually. Organic preparations under the Laokoon brand, including ovarine, pituitrin, pancreatine, thyreoidin, testeculin, omnopon, and bismuth preparations are sold in pharmacies of Galicia and Poland.

1939
1939

Soviet government nationalizes Laokoon.

1945
1945

Laokoon Medicinal Products Plant subordinated to the Chief Department of Ukraine for Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry of the People's Commissariat of Health of the UkrSSR is registered.

1947
1947

Reconstruction of six production lines is completed. Two more lines are put into operation: ampouled and ready-for-use medication lines. The plant starts lecithin tableting and pelleting operations, making liver-extracted heparin, and masters the technology for production of Neapolitan, zinc, sulfur and Ichthyol ointments and tinctures.

1986
1986

Lvivpharm, a state-owned company, is created at Laokoon's production facilities; later it will become one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers in the USSR.

1992
1992

Galychpharm Joint-Stock Company is established on the premises of Lvivpharm Company.

2002
2002

Galychpharm’s quality assurance system is certified for compliance with ІSO 9001:2000 international quality management standard.

2005
2005

Galychpharm becomes a part of Arterium Corporation.