Quimica Suiza distributes pharmaceutical and consumer products, and delivers high quality products and services. For almost 80 years, and based on our values, we have built long-term relations with our customers in order to become their best option in distribution and logistics.

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about the history of Quimica Suiza

  • 1939

    • Starts operations of Wander pharmaceutical products and colorants.

  • 1950

    Alfa Labs is founded in Peru

  • 1952

    • Starts direct commercialization to drugstores and hospitals

  • 1954

    • Services are expanded at national level; offices in 8 Peruvian cities.

  • 1978

    Quifatex is founded in Ecuador.
    Quimiza is founded in Bolivia.

  • 1992

    • A joint venture between Alfa and Ciba Geigy is formed.

  • 1997

    • The group purchases the company “Bunzl Representaciones” located in Venezuela, and changes its corporate name to “Quirexa”

  • 1998

    • The group purchases 100% of the shares of the Alfa –Ciba Geigy joint venture, creating Cifarma.

  • 2000

    • Inauguration of Distribution Center in Santa Anita.

  • 2003

    • Implementation of SAP R/3.

  • 2006

    Quideca is founded in Colombia.

  • 2007

    • Mifarma, the pharmacy chain, begins operations.

  • 2008

    • Quifatex opens its Distribution Center in Quito
    • Quimica Suiza updates its SAP R/3 and SP ECC 6.0

  • 2009

    • The Center of Distribution facilities in Lima expands.

  • 2011

    • Quimica Suiza buys the pharmacy chain BTL in Peru
    • The group buys the pharmacy chain “Gloria” in Bolivia
    Quicorp is incorporated as the group's Holding company

  • 2012

    • Industrial businesses are split to create QSI in the region.
    • Quicorp buys the pharmacy chain “Fasa” in Peru.

  • 2013

    • KNAPP gets installed in the Distribution Center in Lima

  • 2014

    • QSI starts operations in Paraguay.

  • 2016

    • Mifarma agrees Cencosud (Wong and Metro) the long term operation of it´s in-store pharmacies.
    • The group acquires Albis, including its pharmacy chain.


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