December 8, 1948.

The first 4 gr. Polish penicillin produced in Polfa Tarchomin. It was possible, among thanks to the equipment received from the United Nations Administration for Assistance and Reconstruction. The first penicillin was not sufficiently purified, but it was a breakthrough in Polish antibiotic production.

January 1, 1950.

The production of penicillin, which was sold in pharmacies, has started. In 1954, Polfa Tarchomin began exporting penicillin. At that time, apart from the new penicillin factory, there were branches of: galena, synthesis, organopreparations, ampoules and vinegar.


The famous trademark of Polfa Tarchomin - "F" had been designed and added to the logo.


Polfa Tarchomin is the second largest producer of erythromycin in the world. The quality of production is considered as the best.

November 13, 2013.

The shares of Polfa Tarchomin S.A., based on an agreement concluded with the Polish Pharmaceutical Holding, were transferred to the Ministry of Treasury. Currently, 85.69% of shares are owned by the Ministry of Health, the rest belongs to the employees of Polfa Tarchomin.


Polfa Tarchomin shares are transferred to the Ministry of Treasury. 85.69% of Polfa Tarchomin's shares belong to the Ministry of Health and 14.31% to current and former employees of Polfa Tarchomin.


the Polish Pharmaceutical Holding is established, consisting of: Polfa Tarchomin, Polfa Pabianice, Polfa Warszawa.


plants start to function as Polfa Tarchomin and it has started the production of aerosols doses.


insulin production started. Polfa has become one of the few insulin companies in the world.


the plants are nationalized. Production of penicillin have begins. Polfa Tarchomin is becoming the leading producer of antibiotics. Their production is based on own biosynthesis


production of the first 4 grams of penicillin. The first patient's administration of penicillin in the world took place 6 years earlier.


opening of a chemical gymnasium at the plants, which was transformed after a year into a 3-year high school.


During the Second World War, Germanys have transports equipment and devices. Most buildings had been destroyed


16 medicinal preparations in various doses and concentrations. It gives the opportunity to sell over 200 products


annual production raises to 990 tons of different drugs and medicines. Polfa is producing almost 12% of the country domestic needs.


start of production of Septazina (a sufamid preparation)


production of the pituitary gland begins.


Polfa employs 278 people, 10 chemists, 11 doctors and 12 pharmacists. Foreign offices in Czechoslovakia, Turkey and Greece have been created. Beginning of production of D2 and lanolin. Over 100 medicines available.


the creation of the Antiba department, which will soon become a separate cosmetics company


the first cardiological preparations and barbiturates. Construction of own power plant. The plants produce 48 different products.


establishment of a research laboratory. Beginning of publishing the first monthly for doctors and pharmacists "Medicamenta nova"


Phosphit-Spiess - the first patented inositophosphoric preparation


first products with the Spiess branding occurred on the market (including Boro Menthol, Tolusan). The Spiess logo had been used until 1936.


the factory produces 2/3 of the quantity of vinegar produced in Poland


beginning of the drugs production.


beginning of the cosmetics production (face powders, tooth powders, perfumes)


the factory had been relocated tothe village of Tarchomin near Warsaw. The chemical production had been started rapidly.


Phosphit-Spiess - the first patented inositophosphoric preparation