Colorcon Inc.


Colorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies, and functional excipients for the pharmaceutical industry. Our best-in-class products and technologies are complemented by our extensive application data and value-added services to support all phases of solid oral dose design, development and manufacture. Our focus on market issues and technology development has earned Colorcon an international reputation as a pharmaceutical supplier of choice.  That reputation is based on superior product quality, unparalleled technical support, extensive regulatory assistance and reliable supply from multiple locations.

Colorcon has 18 technical service laboratories globally and more than 1200 employees exclusively dedicated to its customer base. As a key industry partner, Colorcon assists customers to design solid oral dosage forms with superior quality, while improving patient compliance through product differentiation and helping to minimize medication errors. Global regulatory and technical experts support regulatory submissions and excipient QbD through knowledge, documentation and collaboration.

Colorcon works together with Dow Pharma & Food Solutions through the Controlled Release Alliance to bring joint resource to accelerate pharmaceutical product development efforts for controlled release and reach markets throughout the world.

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Colorcon Inc. | 19-Sep-2016 | Technical / White Paper

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