About Us


E.L. Laboratories, Inc. is the country's leading provider of progressive solutions to the industrial pharmaceutical manufacturing needs of leading Filipino and multinational pharmaceutical companies, and a trusted partner in specialty contract manufacturing.

We are a trusted contract manufacturing company founded on visionary Filipino leadership, highly qualified and committed pharmaceutical expertise, and advanced manufacturing innovations.

Our Goals

Mission: To be the trusted partner of choice of pharmaceutical companies for contract manufacturing their specialty high value products.

Vision: To provide progressive solutions to the manufacturing needs of quality-driven pharmaceutical companies through proactive research, industrial pharmaceutical expertise, and advanced manufacturing innovations from a highly qualified organization.

Our History

E.L. Laboratories, Inc. was established in 1996 to meet the growing contract manufacturing needs of Filipino and multinational pharmaceutical corporations under the leadership of Emerenciana Lingad-Bautista, who pioneered in the modern Philippine pharmaceutical industry after topping the Pharmaceutical Board Examination in 1950. She co-founded Associated Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1952, the first Filipino company to manufacture I.V. fluids in plastic pouches, and Elin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1968, a top ranking Filipino pharmaceutical company.
Our Founder

Our Future

We believe that we are ready for a future of continued innovations to improve manufacturing flexibility, continued production of essential, high-value, low volume and complex pharmaceutical products, and of the continued provision of gainful employment to highly technical and qualified Filipinos.

We believe we're setting ourselves up for the future with the following strategies:
  • Strategic alliances with current clients to improve and expand product lines and develop new products.
  • Strategic alliances with other pharmaceutical companies to advance the interests of the Filipino pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  • Working closely with the FDA to have a common understanding of the implementation of GMP.
  • Working closely with academe in designing their curriculum to cater to the personnel requirements of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

Our Team

Our leadership team prides itself in the agility of its collective decision making, the individual technical expertise of its members and its direct involvement to ensure an effective Pharmaceutical Quality System always remains in place.

Marilou B. Buensuceso
President
BS Chemistry (UP); MBA (AIM)

Has been immersed in the industry for the past 40 years. Respected leader and advocate of the Filipino generic pharmaceutical industry.

Rosario B. Barangan
VP - Manufacturing
BS & MS Industrial Pharmacy (UP)

Multi-awarded pharmacist with extensive experience in pharmaceutical product and process development, pharmaceutical facilities design and engineering and quality assurance. Professorial Lecturer at the UP Manila College of Pharmacy.

Jose Antonio Bautista Jr.
VP - Business Development
BS Agribusiness (UP); MBA (AIM)

Extensive and hands-on experience in pharmaceutical healthcare sales at Elin Pharmaceuticals. Provides invaluable marketing insights in product development.

Josue Felipe
Plant Manager
BS Industrial Pharmacy (UP)

A Registered Pharmacist with over 20 years experience in pharmaceutical product development and production operations management.

Evelyn Gatdula
Quality Assurance Manager
BS Chemistry (UP)

A Registered Chemist with extensive experience in quality control and quality systems management.