Colorcon Inc. announces the opening of a new Technical Service Laboratory and Conference Facility in Noida, India to support continuing industry growth and extend local assistance to customers in the northern part of India.

The new laboratory, which is Colorcon’s 20th across the world, is strategically located to provide convenient access for customers across the region.

According to Rajesh Parab, General Manager, Colorcon South Asia: “The northern part of India is significant for Colorcon as it’s a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing hub, this strategic investment demonstrates Colorcon’s commitment and focus to the fast-growing Indian Pharmaceutical market in this region.”

Sailesh Verma, Regional Sales Manager, adds: “The new laboratory in Noida, near Delhi, brings a fast response to our customers and helps them to respond to market dynamics, bringing product to market faster.”

“The facility extends Colorcon’s direct support to customers and supplements the existing laboratory facilities established in Goa to provide a faster turnaround time for their projects and easy access to technical services”

Shantanu Damle, Technical Manager, Colorcon South Asia, explains: “Being located closer to our customers (in the north), this technical centre will provide the opportunity for customers to directly visit and conduct laboratory scale coating trials using conventional and automated coating equipment that aligns with the equipment in their facilities, saving them valuable development and scale-up time.”

The facility also provides the opportunity to extend the educational events offered through the Colorcon Academy, with resources to conduct Colorcon Coating Schools and formulation training programmes that will facilitate knowledge sharing and benefit individuals as well as their companies.