United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.’s Stability and Strength


United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. (UPMR) is the largest US-owned primary refiner and among the top three alloy manufacturers for the jewelry industry globally.

Recognized for their commitment to the environment and meticulous implementation of compliance procedures to ensure responsible sourcing. United is proud to service tens of thousands of customers worldwide.

United’s unique corporate structure combines refining services, jewelry products such as karated grain, master alloys, wire, sheet, tube and solder, and analytical services. This combination of products and services and their financial strength and stability are just two of the reasons they are able to navigate through shifting market conditions as well as industry trends since 1988.

Innovation has always been at the core of United’s product division developing renowned formulas for gold, silver, platinum and palladium jewelry. Housing a state-of-the-art analytical laboratory, United’s equipment is able to detect all payable metals in their customers’ refining lots thus offering higher returns and superior service.