United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. – A Full Circle of Innovative Products

United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. – A Full Circle of Innovative Products


United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. (UPMR) is among the top three alloy manufacturers for the jewellery industry globally, servicing both the pawn and jewellery industries since 1988.

Recognized for their commitment to the environment and meticulous implementation of compliance procedures to ensure responsible sourcing, UPMR is proud to service tens of thousands of customers worldwide.  UPMR’s unique corporate structure combines refining and analytical services, jewellery products, technical research and development, with unmatched customer service.

UPMR is a global supplier of metals for the jewellery industry.  UPMR’s products, including but not limited to solder, wire, sheet, tube, master alloys, karated grain, bullion and sterling silver (made from 100% recycled gold and silver), are world-renowned with distributors in 22 countries.

UPMR has a wide variety of alloys with many colour and karat options.  Customers can choose from alloys for casting, fabrication or multi-purpose, meaning it can be used for both. In addition to use, customers can select the right alloy for their line which varies with colour, karat, silver content, flow, and a series of other variables that make every alloy unique. They have brass and bronze alloys for sample lines and costume jewellery as well as karated grain.  All of the metals used in their alloys are the purest available and the melting is done on their state-of-the-art equipment.

Most products are available in 10k, 14k, & 18k yellow, white, red, green, sterling silver, fine silver, palladium & platinum, 14k & 18k w/ Palladium.  Please visit www.unitedpmr.com to request a catalogue!

Innovation has always been at the core of UPMR’s product division developing renowned formulas for gold, silver, platinum and palladium jewellery. Their state-of-the-art research and development lab allows for more in-house development and testing of their jewellery products. Their team of metallurgists alongside their technical department are able to now take a product from concept to casting and finishing – all done in-house to ensure a user-friendly experience for their customers. In addition to the metallurgists and tech team, UPMR employs a jeweller who is able to test products in their R&D Lab. From casting to soldering and finishing, they can test the metals throughout every step of the process. New tests currently being conducted in the R&D Lab include Melting Range Tests on Gold & Silver base jewellery alloys (precious metal alloys), solders & repair materials.

UPMR truly has a full circle of capabilities. They continue to strive to make your company more productive with improved products and innovative services. With the combination of their innovative master alloys, expertise in refining, and over 30 years of industry experience, it’s no wonder their customers refer to them as “Simply the Best.”

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