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Particle Sciences and Lubrizol LifeSciences: Your End-to-End Solutions Provider for Complex Drug Products

Particle Sciences

Particle Sciences, acquired by Lubrizol LifeSciences in 2015, is the preferred Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) for complex drug products. Staffed by industry experts, we offer drug product formulation and a comprehensive suite of supporting services. Particle Sciences specializes in taking clients from idea to commercialization by developing and manufacturing effective drug products. From the beginning, we have been leading the way with commercial innovations, scaling our first nanoparticle back in 1994 to over 500,000 kg per year. Today our clients include over half of the leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as governments, foundations, universities, hospitals, and privately-backed start-ups.

Lubrizol LifeSciences

Lubrizol LifeSciences, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has a long history of expertise in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Beyond the CDMO services offered by Particle Sciences, Lubrizol LifeSciences offers innovative polymers and excipients and best-in-class contract manufacturing services for medical devices. Our long history of polymer expertise and continued investment in research and manufacturing means we offer you and your customers a smooth and streamlined approach to innovative healthcare solutions.

Full-Service Complex Drug Product Solutions

Particle Sciences complements LifeSciences by broadening their application and pharmaceutical development capabilities and providing full-service drug product solutions across a variety of dosage forms. Across our groups, we offer:


Excipients: inventors and suppliers of polyacrylic acid polymers (Carbopol®, Noveon® AA-1, Pemulen™) and thermoplastic polyurethane (Pathway™)

Drug Development

Drug Development: contract developers of complex drug products, including sterile and particulate drug products and drug-eluting systems/devices


Manufacturing: GMP contract manufacturers of clinical trial material and final drug products

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Reach out today to learn more about our drug development services and how we can turn your next project into a reality!

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