July 14, 2014 12:32 PM ET


Company Overview of Colorcon, Inc.

Company Overview

Colorcon, Inc. engages in the development, supply, and technical support of formulated coatings and other excipients for pharmaceutical and dietary/food/nutritional supplement industries. The company offers aqueous acrylic enteric systems; pigmented edible inkjet and flexographic printing inks; premium ethylcellulose polymers; premium low viscosity and controlled release cellulose ethers; food supplement coatings; nutritional enteric coating system; and monogramming inks. It also provides film coating systems; optimized performance coatings; aqueous moisture barrier film coating systems; formulated osmotic coating systems; enteric coating systems; film coating systems for nutritional supplem...

275 Ruth Road

Harleysville, PA 19438

United States

Founded in 1961





Key Executives for Colorcon, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Global Communication Director
General Manager for Formulation Technologies
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Colorcon, Inc. Key Developments

Colorcon, Inc. Launches First Certified Organic Clear Coating System for Dietary Supplement Tablets

Colorcon, Inc. announced the launch of the first Certified Organic clear coating system for Dietary Supplement tablets. The coating, approved for use in North America, was introduced in November 2013 at the SupplySide West Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Developed entirely with certified organic, non-GMO plant-based food and dietary supplement approved ingredients, Opadry(R) NutraPure(TM) enhances the natural appearance of products by adding exceptional shine and gloss, making dietary supplement tablets easier to swallow for consumers.

Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG Launch Marketing and Technical Support Cooperation for Acryl-EZE

Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have announced the signing of a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system. Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT L 100-55, an Evonik product, as the key functional ingredient. Prior to this new cooperation agreement, Acryl-EZE was produced, distributed, marketed and supported solely by Colorcon. The new cooperation will result in enhanced global technical support to the pharmaceutical industry through the Evonik network as well as the established Colorcon channels.

Colorcon, Inc. Introduces two New Pharmaceutical Film Coating Systems at AAPS And CPhI

Colorcon, Inc. announced the introduction of two new coating systems, Opadry(R) CA and Opamix(TM). Opadry(R) 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 effectively mask unpleasant tastes which can be applied to a variety of solid forms including tablets, granules or smaller particles.

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