Malladi Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd was founded in 1980 by microbiologist Mr. M L N Sastry. Within a few years, Malladi established itself as a leader in manufacturing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine salts. Today, it is the leading manufacturer of APIs in the cough and cold segment. It also has a dominant presence in several therapeutic segments like antihistamines, anti-convulsants, anti-depressants and anxiolytics (CNS). Malladi exports its products to around 60 countries and over 85% of its revenue is generated from exports. Its manufacturing facilities have been approved by the FDA, EDQM, KFDA, TGA and various other regulatory agencies.