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About Us | Pharmaceutical Services Company Michigan | Velesco Pharma

Pharmaceutical Product Development Experience and Expertise

Velesco Pharmaceutical Services was founded in 2007 by colleagues from pharmaceutical companies with pharmaceutical research and development expertise. Velesco focuses on early phase pharmaceutical development and consulting.


We apply nimblocity to your important drug development projects. Meet the leadership of our pharmaceutical consulting professionals.


Velesco offers a non-GMP formulation and analytical development laboratory in Plymouth, Michigan, and a clinical GMP manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Velesco's pharmaceutical development group occupies a former Pfizer analytical testing laboratory facility in Plymouth, Michigan. We provide a wide range of drug development services dedicated to early drug development. Velesco pharmaceutical scientists have a track record of moving compounds through the early phase of the drug development process with unrivaled success.  We deliver on time, high quality drug products and services, assistance with the FDA registration process and insightful pharmaceutical consultation - just as we would have wanted when sitting on your side of the desk.


Quality pharmaceutical consulting services extend to our pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where batches of clinical trial materials are made and released under GMP regulations.


Our true differentiating factors can be summarized as:


  • expertise and experience - with a team of pharmaceutical industry veterans who have worked on over 200 drug development programs;
  • flexibility -  nimble processes and a team that is responsive, accommodating, and eager to assist our clients;
  • personalized partnerships - we treat your drug development project like it's our own and share all, from insightful observations to solutions for challenging analytical and formulation development issues;
  • velocity to the clinic - we're committed to getting your compound to the clinic rapidly. Our size, capacity, and expertise allow us to accommodate changes swiftly while maintaining control and quality, with due diligence. 


Our Locations

Pharmaceutical Research and Development facility & GMP Laboratory
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services

28036 Oakland Oaks Ct.

Wixom, MI 48393

GMP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility

Velesco Pharmaceutical Services
5121 East ML Ave.
Suite B-20
Kalamazoo, MI 49048


Velesco pharmaceutical industry professionals (pictured) offer a range of pharmaceutical development services

The Velesco Team of Pharmaceutical Industry Professionals

News and Events

Pace® Life Sciences Acquires Velesco Pharmaceutical Services, Expanding Capabilities in Drug Development Services

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Dave Barnes, Ph.D. CEO/CSO is a featured speaker for the webinar Topical Formulation: Selection of Excipients and Better Process Understanding for Success in Commercial Manufacturing. Webinar recording available now.

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Newly Acquired DEA Analytical Laboratory License. We are licensed to use schedules 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4, and 5.

In this episode of Molecule to Market, you’ll go inside the outsourcing space of the global drug development sector with Gerry Cox, Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Velesco Pharmaceutical Services.

Roundtable: M&A trends in CDMO - Molecule to Market

New Velesco Pharma clinical manufacturing facility begins operations.

Read the press release here.

Lisa Crandall, MS, and Peter Angus, PhD, spoke with Pharmaceutical Technology about the best practices in stability testing.

Read the interview here.

Velesco has expanded our analytical facilities in a new Wixom, Michigan location with the help of the Bank of Ann Arbor Technology Industry Group.

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CEO Dave Barnes has been published in a new Pharmoutsourcing article on Clinical Trial Materials and Manufacturing!

1 new job postings! Careers

Velesco's work published

Formulation Development & Manufacturing:
Using a Single Provider Reduces Costs & Risk
Read it here.

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