501 5th Street
Bristol, TN 37620
T: (423) 989-8000
E: Info@upm-inc.com
Web: www.upm-inc.com


UPM Pharmaceuticals® is a Bristol Tennessee based contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. UPM provides high-quality pharmaceutical drug development services that include formulation development, cGMP manufacturing and packaging, analytical method development, and testing from concept through commercialization.

UPM is your partner with a strict sense of quality, timeliness, sound scientific fundamentals, and affordability with which we complete all our projects. We focus on drug development and manufacturing for solid oral dosage forms, such as capsules and tablets, and semi-solid creams and ointments.

Scientific Expertise

UPM’s scientific team includes some of the industry’s best analytical chemists, formulators, and manufacturing specialists. Our experienced scientists provide innovative ideas and guidance to address our clients’ unique product development challenges, such as low dose content uniformity, high dose compressibility, controlled drug release rates, and experimental designs for limited API availability.

Rapid & Responsive Turnaround

Our scientists and managers utilize daily planning meetings and a master scheduling process to ensure that every project will be completed on time, every time.

Quality Assurance Documentation

Our highly experienced quality assurance personnel manage complete cGMP quality systems that support formulation development, clinical and commercial manufacturing, and analytical testing.


– Capacity for 3.5 B units per year

– Single and bi-layered

– Mini-tablets and orally disintegrating

– Controlled humidity suite

– DEA controlled substances (CII-CV)

– Clinical and commercial scale


– Capacity for 680 M units per year

– State-of-the-art encapsulation technology

– Range of 150-100,000 capsules per hour


– Capacity for 138,000 kg units per year

– Automated packaging lines for tubes and jars

DEA Licensed / FDA Inspected