Company Overview of Colorcon, Inc.
Colorcon, Inc. provides a range of pharmaceutical film coatings and pharmaceutical formulation development assistance. The company provides film coatings, excipients, polymers for controlled release, nutritional coatings, and printing inks, as well as food colorants, glazes and polishes, and confectionary inks. It serves pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement customers. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Harleysville, Pennsylvania with locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Colorcon, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of BPSI Holdings Inc.
275 Ruth Road
Harleysville, PA 19438
Founded in 1961
Key Executives for Colorcon, Inc.
Global Communication Director
General Manager for Formulation Technologies
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Colorcon, Inc. Key Developments
Colorcon Opens Laboratory in China to Meet Demand for Rapid Pharmaceutical Formulation Development
Jul 8 15
Colorcon has set up a new technical service laboratory in Beijing, its second in China, which will focus on solid-dose development. The laboratory will provide support for the rapid development and commercialization of pharmaceutical drug formulations for customers from initial product concept
to production and registration. The new laboratory is in line with Colorcon's strategy of expanding its presence in Asia, and will be located close to the clients who require rapid service in research and development as well as production scale-up. The laboratory will also focus on the manufacture of film coatings.
Colorcon, Inc. Introduces Opadry amb II
Mar 10 15
Colorcon announced a significant advancement in protection for pharmaceutical products sensitive to environmental moisture conditions with the introduction of Opadry amb II, a fully formulated high performance moisture barrier film coating. This unique formula provides best-in-class moisture protection and manufacturing productivity. Pigmented and clear options are available, all resulting in tablets with a glossy finish and well-defined logos without impacting dissolution. Opadry amb II is a fully formulated high performance moisture barrier film coating. This unique formula provides best-in-class moisture protection and manufacturing productivity.
Colorcon and BASF Cooperate on Kollicoat(R) IR for Ready-To-Use Pharmaceutical Coating Solutions
Oct 8 14
Colorcon, Inc. and BASF announced their cooperation for using immediate release coating polymer Kollicoat(R) IR for Colorcon's fully formulated ready-to-use coatings. Colorcon will expand their PVA-based product portfolio by offering customers an alternative efficient and convenient solution for the immediate release coating of pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements. "With this new ready-to-use coating option formulators can benefit from both the coating performance of Kollicoat IR and Colorcon's worldwide unique, customized services", said Daniele Piergentili, Vice President Global Marketing Pharma Ingredients at BASF. Adding Kollicoat IR as an alternative for use in targeted Opadry(R) complete film coating systems expands the cooperation between Colorcon and BASF. Kollicoat IR, an ethylene glycol and vinyl alcohol graft copolymer, is BASF's highly versatile and safe-in-use instant release coating polymer. This polymer enables processing at low temperatures and high solids content while delivering appropriate coating results. Kollicoat is monographed in all major markets, and has furthermore received GRAS status (Generally Regarded As Safe) in the US and the European E-Number (E1209) for application in dietary - nutritional supplements.
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