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Colorcon Announces Opening of New West Coast Facility

Colorcon, a world leader in the pharmaceutical development of solid oral dose products, announces the move of its West Coast regional office and technical laboratory to a 10,000-square-foot facility in Irvine, CA. The new state-of-the-art regional site houses Colorcon's tablet design, coating and research laboratories, as well as its West Coast Customer Service Center and customer education facilities. Colorcon provides advanced technologies, products and technical support, for formulated coatings and excipients in all phases of oral solid dose design and development.

"Our new facility enables us to provide more efficient, convenient service to our West Coast customers," said Dennis Cummings, President, North America. "It reflects our commitment to providing best-in-class products and services to the pharmaceutical and nutritional industry and maintaining our reputation as the supplier of choice for formulated coatings and excipients."

"Our expanded facility, which also serves as our satellite tablet design laboratory, demonstrates our commitment to be an extension of our customers' product development team," said Lou Palermo, Regional Sales Manager. "The move also reflects a growing demand for our services, based on the industry's heightened quest for improved product safety, efficacy, and compliance, as well as brand protection and tablet identity."
In the future, the West Coast facility will offer educational courses and seminars to help customers succeed in today's highly competitive global pharmaceutical market. At the Colorcon Formulation School(TM), leading experts from industry, academia and Colorcon will provide information on core formulations. The Colorcon Coating School Education Program will offer information on the basics of film-coating technology and hands-on experience with coating machinery.

Colorcon's facility is strategically located at 30 Muller, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92618 to ensure fast, timely access to products and services for West Coast clients. It is conveniently situated between Los Angeles and San Diego, ten miles south of the Orange County Airport.

About Colorcon
Colorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated products for the pharmaceutical industry. Its core businesses include film coatings, modified release technologies, functional excipients and tablet design services. Colorcon has 17 technical service laboratories globally and more than 1100 employees exclusively dedicated to its pharmaceutical customer base. For further information, visit

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