1 Meadowlands Plaza
East Rutherford
United States

+1 201 804 3000



Cambrex is an innovative life sciences company with a refreshingly human approach. Driven by passion, our pharmaceutical products, expertise and technologies are accelerating small molecule therapeutics into the market to help businesses grow.

  • We are tried and trusted across branded and generic API markets
  • We put all of our energy and experience into being a partner of choice
  • Our people are the experts customers enjoy working with

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With over 35 years of active pharmaceutical ingredient development and manufacturing expertise, a growing team of more than 1,200 experts and a strong presence in the USA and Europe, we are tried and trusted across branded and generic API markets.

Custom APIs

API custom development:

  • Process development and optimisation
  • Analytical development
  • Safety and toxicology assessment

API cGMP manufacturing:

  • Process and analytical validation
  • Kilo scale, pilot scale and commercial supply
  • Clinical drug substance supply
  • Regulatory support and filings

Custom development and manufacturing

Generic APIs

  • Leading range of 100+ generic APIs: 90 commercially sold and patent-free and around 30 in development (some still under patent; others at advanced development stage)
  • 90 DMFs filed globally
  • Development and process optimization
  • Commercial scale GMP manufacturing
  • Regulatory performance with regulatory agencies around the world (FDA, PMDA, KFDA and AIFA, to name a few)

Controlled substances

Amphetamines and Opiates development and manufacture:

  • US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license for process research, development, manufacture and importation
  • DMFs for 20+ controlled substances
Highly potent opioids manufacturing
  • Pain management
  • Addiction treatment
  • Obesity control
  • Neurostimulants
  • ADHD
  • Benzodiazepines
  • DEA Schedule II-V


Cambrex have also produced a number of webinars, including: