Chuang Song Zong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Chuang Song Zong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 莊松榮製藥廠有限公司; pinyin: Zhuāngsōngróng Zhìyào Chǎng Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a Taiwanese multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. with its research headquarters in Ligang, Pingtung County. The company was the first GMP certified Taiwanese firm manufacturing Chinese medicines.[2][3]

Chuang Song Zong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
TypePrivate
IndustryPharmaceutical
Founded1873 (1873)
HeadquartersKaohsiung, Taiwan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
ProductsChinese Patent Medicine
Websitewww.csz.com.tw

Its products are regarded[by whom?] as prescription drugs in Taiwanese public health system.

HistoryEdit

Chuang Song Zong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. was founded in 1873 by Chuang Wen-Tso who established a drug store in Cijin District, Kaohsiung.[4]

In the early 20th Chuang Song Zong was a sole distributor of Tien-Jin Tong-Ren-Tang. Later, due to Second Sino-Japanese War caused a shortage of raw materials of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chuang Song Zong started to be a manufacturer.

In the 1980s as a manufacturer of Chinese patent medicine, CSZ was the first Chinese Patent Medicine manufacturer obtained GMP certificate in Taiwan. Later, CSZ's products became prescription drugs in Taiwan.

Most of CSZ's products are in Taiwanese public health system since 1995.

From 2000 CSZ intended to export their products (Singapore, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong and America).[4] By 2007, the company had penetrated European, North American, Australian, and Malaysian markets, among others; in Singapore, the company's medicines accounted for more than half of the country's scientific Chinese medicines.[3]

In 2015, the company expanded into the field of Chinese herbal medicine biotechnology.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 周榮發 (18 September 2015). "莊松榮 拓展中藥保健" [Zhuang Songrong expands Chinese medicine health care]. China Times. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
  2. ^ 周榮發 (13 September 2013). "莊松榮高規格檢驗製藥" [Zhuang Songrong High Specification Inspection Pharmaceutical]. China Times. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
  3. ^ a b 徐明君 (May 2007). "旗津海口的萬靈丹 莊松榮百年製藥廠和莊孝武" [Qilin Haikou Wanlingdan Zhuang Songrong Centennial Pharmaceutical Factory and Zhuang Xiaowu]. Information Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Chuang Song Zong Pharmaceutial co., Ltd". Retrieved 23 November 2015.