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Cambrex Corporation is an innovative life sciences company that provides products and services to accelerate the development and commercialization of small molecule therapeutics. We offer APIs, advanced intermediates and enhanced drug delivery products for branded and generic pharmaceuticals. Our development and manufacturing capabilities include enzymatic biotransformations, high potency APIs, high energy chemical synthesis, controlled substances and formulation of finished dosage form products.

Cambrex has extensive experience developing processes to manufacture drug substances for clients use in toxicology studies, clinical studies and commercial supply. Our broad range of services includes route selection, process and analytical development, process optimization and scale-up, safety assessments and product formulation.

Our R&D and cGMP manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe have excellent regulatory compliance records, and strong expertise in various technology-driven products and services. We are committed to operating our facilities with the highest standards for regulatory, environmental, health, safety, and security guidelines. We actively incorporate Lean Six Sigma to consistently deliver efficient, high quality, and cost competitive products with less time to market for our clients.

Our focus and goal is to provide solutions to large and small pharmaceutical companies with both established and emerging drug pipelines.


Cambrex provides products and services to accelerate the development and commercialization of branded and generic small molecule therapeutics.


Cambrex has a comprehensive benefits program, which is competitive in today´s marketplace. For U.S. employees, many benefits such as healthcare coverage (including vision, dental, and prescription drugs), health and dependent spending accounts, life insurance, vacation and more begin the first day of employment.

Other value-added programs may include:

  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Short-term/Long-term disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Awards
  • Gainsharing Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Employee Training Courses


We have an unwavering commitment to premium quality – product quality and service quality. We believe in the Cambrex brand promise to reliably provide innovative products and services, at top-notch service levels, to our customers. We have a positive approach to change – we need to continually move forward and adapt to the ever-changing technology and business landscapes. We have a culture of continuous improvement: in our products and services, our business processes, our financial performance, ourselves. We know that only consistent, sustained effort enables us to maintain service leadership. We are specialists who value continuing education and training to further the shared objectives of the company and our employees. We demonstrate this commitment at our own Cambrex University – our in-house organization for continuing professional development. Our number one investment is in our employees. We attract and retain world-class talent. We reward innovation and performance. Employees need to have an understanding of the big plan to efficiently execute strategies - open communication is key and a priority for management. We value and reward teamwork, whether in a department, business unit, across multiple business units or with our customers. We utilize teams for functional and cross-functional projects to provide operational balance, optimize our global resources, and bring forth and implement the best practices across the organization. We work in an environment that is efficient and productive. We have high standards for employees and reward them for their efforts. Hard work is highly valued – and so is a sense of humor.


At Cambrex, we seek those with a desire to excel in their fields, to develop the life science technologies of the future and to pursue excellence. Cambrex is an employer of choice because we are growth-oriented and offer career opportunities in the following areas:

  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources