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2012-10-03 02:28:37

WEST POINT, Pa., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc. (www.colorcon.com) today announced the introduction of two new coating systems, Opadry(®) CA and Opamix(TM). Opadry(®) CA, a fully formulated osmotic coating system, is the first, one-step, semi-permeable membrane designed to ensure consistent release from osmotic pump tablets. Opamix(TM), is a pre-formulated additive blend developed in collaboration with the BASF Corporation for use with Kollicoat Smartseal 30 D to...

2012-09-19 02:31:27

WEST POINT, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc., (http://www.colorcon.com) a world leader in the development and supply of formulated coatings and other excipients for the pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement industries, announces customer access to valuable expertise in film coating formulation and process applications to assist pharmaceutical manufacturers with their Quality by Design (QbD) initiatives. Starting in January 2013, the FDA expects drug manufacturers to...

2012-04-30 02:26:30

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon Inc., announces StarCap 1500® a co-processed excipient has recently gained precedence of use within the European Union (EU) in an approved drug product. StarCap 1500 is comprised of both corn starch and pregelatinized starch and is designed specifically for use in pharmaceutical applications, such as tablets and capsules. Corn starch and partially pregelatinized starch are commonly used excipients in oral solid dosage...

2011-10-20 16:00:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. and LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc. and BASF have announced a collaboration for the development of future film coating systems using Kollicoat® Smartseal 30 D, and a new Colorcon pre-formulated additive. Colorcon has developed a pre-formulated additive system for use with Kollicoat Smartseal 30 D which enables efficient preparation and application of this polymer in taste masking applications. The pre-formulated...

2011-10-19 10:33:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc. will introduce a new optimized performance film coating system, Opadry® 200, during the week of October 24, 2011 at both the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (Booth #2237) and the CPhI Worldwide Event in Frankfurt, Germany (Stand #42J05). Opadry 200 represents Colorcon's continued innovation and leadership in ensuring a full line of functional options for...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc., a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated coatings and other excipients, was selected by Eli Lilly and Company for their 2010 Lilly Global Supplier Award. The award specifically recognized Colorcon's Brand Enhancement Services in saving significant time in bringing Lilly products to market. Lilly presented the award to Colorcon executives in a ceremony at the company's headquarters in...

2011-03-23 08:41:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BPSI Holdings Inc., today announced specific details on its world-wide patent positions for enteric coating compositions in response to misleading statements made in the international press, particularly in India. These communications have inaccurately summarized the status of certain patents and patent applications. Colorcon has more than 15 patents for enteric coatings granted globally for...

2011-02-23 08:08:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc., today announced the expansion of its Nutraficient®, food supplement coating product line to include PVA-based, high-productivity systems designed specifically for use on food supplements marketed within the EU. European Commission Directive (2010/69/EU), already adopted in the UK, allows the use of existing additives in certain food supplement products. The additives now allowed for use include polyvinyl...

2010-07-26 08:24:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Pharmaceutical Coatings Pvt. Ltd. (India) which includes the company's full product portfolio, plus a new facility in Goa that is currently under construction. The addition of the film coating products from this acquisition complement Colorcon's existing wide range of high-quality, one-step, tablet film coatings for pharmaceutical solid oral dose development. Tabcoat...

2010-04-22 10:58:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorcon, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the full-service pharmaceutical excipient company, NP Pharm, a Division of Ethypharm. This acquisition expands Colorcon's global excipient product offerings in the pharmaceutical and nutritional markets. The addition of NP Pharm SUGLETS® sugar spheres complements Colorcon's SureSpheres® sugar spheres product line and barrier membrane systems for...