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Zambon is an Italian family business that has operated for 107 years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Founded in Vicenza in 1906, today the Group operates directly in 73 countries with 15 operating subsidiaries in Europe, South America and Asia and more than 2,600 employees. Zambon also has facilities in Italy (Vicenza, Lonigo), Switzerland, France and China.

The company is a dynamic multicultural group which, in the constantly-changing environment of the pharmaceutical industry, has continued to strengthen its competitive position investing heavily in R&D in order to expand its product portfolio and enter new markets. Zambon primarily operates in three strategic areas: respiratory, pain and women’s health. In these sectors, its business covers the entire value chain, from product innovation, to production, and marketing.

The Group is particularly focusing on strengthening the respiratory area with the treatment of severe diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF), with the recent acquisition of Pharma Profile from Philips.

Zambon has also entered a new important therapeutic area, the Central Nervous System (CNS), with the molecule safinamide for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Together with the Respiratory Business, and CNS, these are the two main drivers of the development strategy of the company.


Zambon is characterised by a strong identity and an integrated organisational structure: Zambon Company is the industrial holding company of the group, made up of Zach (Zambon Chemicals), which operates in the production of active ingredients and intermediates in three business areas:

1 markerGeneric drugs

2 markerCustom products

3 markerBranded pharmaceuticals.

Other parts of the Group are: Zambon SpA global pharmaceutical business and Z-Cube, the Corporate Venture Group that supports the validation of drug delivery technologies and medical devices.

ZCube has also developed a strong relationship with the International scientific community and has renovate a company history in the reasearch and innovation field thanks to Open Zone.

In addition Zoé Foundation, was born with the aim of spreading a health’s culture valorising a good communication con learning and information activities not only in the academic field but also in the institutional one.