- It was 70 years ago this month that the Upjohn Portage
site was officially completed. The June 1951 issue of
Upjohn News was dedicated to the new site.
Click here to see that issue.
It was 25 years ago this month that the Upjohn Company
merged with Pharmacia Inc. to form the new corporation
Pharmacia & Upjohn (P&U). The Kalamazoo Gazette broke
the news on August 21st. Shareholders approved the
merger later in the year.
Click here for a page of information on this merger.
Click here to view the obituary for
Pete Parish. After 35 years of service at The Upjohn
Company he retired in 1984 as Vice Chairman.