The first plant is set up in Patrica (Italy).
CHEMI S.p.A. is taken over by Italfarmaco, thus becoming a controlled company involved in the production and marketing of proprietary active ingredients and starting materials.
A group of specialized experts initiate CHEMI’s activity in the PEPTIDES area, adding another production technology to those already applied.
ITF Chemical Ltda, a chemical production plant situated at Camaçari in Brazil, is acquired.
After several years of commitment by CHEMI to design and build the plant, CHEMI Pharma Malta receives official authorization from the Maltese authority to manufacture liquid and freeze-dried cytotoxic products for injection, thus implementing vertical integration.