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UPM Pharmaceuticals Commercial Facility Overview

UPM Pharmaceuticals is located on almost 7 acres in Bristol, Tennessee. The main facility is over 450,000 sq ft  and provides large scale commercial capabilities for manufacturing and packaging of solid oral dosage tablets and capsules, as well as semi-solid manufacturing of creams and ointments. This facility also provides for comprehensive tech transfer support, pilot plant scale-up capabilities, analytical and microbial testing, and stability testing.  The facility has an on site state of the art water purification system, over 70,000 sq ft of warehouse space and over 7,000 sq ft of DEA vault space.

Key Site Features and Capabilities:

475,000 Square foot facility

  • 236,000 sq ft for manufacturing
  • 160,000 sq ft for Administrative Offices
  • 34,500 sq ft for raw material and API (includes cooler)
  • 36,500 sq ft for packaging
  • 1,900 sq ft for label storage
  • 2,200 sq ft for schedule II storage
  • 5,200 sq ft for schedule III-V storage

248,263 Square foot General Warehouse

  • 4,200 sq ft cold room storage
  • 20,079 sq ft office space
  • 9,000 sq ft DEA vaults
  • 8,588 sq ft DEA cages
  • 7 docks
  • Generator for critical systems

Dosage Forms – Solid oral, creams, ointments

DEA Licensed (II-V)

Analytical and microbial testing laboratories

Large scale operations

  • Weigh / Dispense
  • Mill / Sift
  • Blending
  • High shear granulation
  • Fluid bed granulation
  • Pan coating
  • Drying
  • Compress
  • Encapsulate
  • Packaging
  • Annual capacities –
  • Tablets – 3,500MM units/year
  • Capsules – 680MM units/year
  • Creams/Ointments – 138K kg units/year
  • Blending – 355K kg units/year
  • Granulation – 135k kg units/year
  • Packaging bottles – 43MM units/year
  • Packaging tubes/jars – 5MM units/year