Colorcon Opens Technical Service Laboratory in Istanbul, Turkey

By Colorcon Inc., PRNE
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

HARLEYSVILLE, Pennsylvania, September 1, 2010 - Colorcon Limited today announced the opening of a new technical service
laboratory in Turkey. Located in Atasehir, the southern area of Istanbul, the
new laboratory contains fully equipped processing suites for laboratory-scale
immediate and modified release film coating trials. The facilities are
available for customer use, operating under the highest standards of
confidentiality and safety. They provide a convenient resource for
formulators to test aqueous or organic solvent coatings and identify the most
effective system and production process for their pharmaceutical or food
supplement dosage formulations.

According to Martti Hedman, President of Colorcon Limited, the investment
in the Istanbul technical service facility will save customers development
time and cost. "Colorcon plans continued capital investment and expanded
services in the region. We look forward to conducting our first Colorcon
Coating School(R) at the new facility in early November and are pleased that
the new labs will accommodate hands-on, practical sessions to enhance the
learning experience for attendees."

About 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 and
nutritional industries. The company operates global network of technical
service laboratories to assist customers in the development of
cost-effective, high quality solid oral dosage forms. The new lab represents
the seventh Colorcon technical service laboratory in the Europe/Middle
/Africa region, and brings the number of facilities Colorcon offers
worldwide to 18.

Diane Reitter, Global Communication Director, +1-215-661-2639, dreitter at

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