Hexal AG is Germany's second largest producer of generic drugs, and also claims the number four position in the worldwide generics market.

Based in Holzkirchen, Hexal produces some 1,000 pharmaceutical products based on more than 250 active ingredients. The company specializes in developing new delivery methods and dosages for its generics, including tablets, capsules, transdermal patches, ampoules, and aerosols.
Since 2004, Hexal also has launched production of its active ingredients, becoming the only independent manufacturer of active ingredients in Germany.