Several of our products require specialized equipment or environments to produce. In order to bring these to market in the cost effective manner Ascend sometimes partners with a Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) to take advantage of the specialized facilities or equipment they offer. All of Ascends partners are thoroughly vetted to insure they will produce a high quality product that will meet our strict standards. The following partners produce product for Ascend strictly following the Ascend formulation and always keep their facilities in complete compliance with FDA.