Company Overview

Our core business is the design and technical support of advanced coating systems, modified release technologies and functional excipients for pharmaceutical dosage forms. With Colorcon as a development partner, our customers produce cost effective high quality products with superior performance and appearance. Colorcon is a successful company thanks to its diverse workforce and global reach. We are also citizens of the world and behave with respect for all countries and communities in which we operate.

Our Vision

To be the most trusted partner across the pharmaceutical and nutritional value chain.

Our Purpose

To improve health and wellness through convenience, compliance and safety.
Colorcon is a world leader in the design and development of specialty excipients for solid oral dosages for the pharmaceutical and nutritional industries. We deliver superior product quality, unparalleled technical support, extensive regulatory assistance, and reliably supply from multiple locations. We are committed to investing in enhanced dosage forms and advanced technology solutions.

Our Mission

Direct our customer focus to increase speed to market, lower total cost and make a positive contribution to quality. Leverage our scale and infrastructure to be a true global partner, delivering consistency around the world. Use our agility and creativity to innovate and meet our customers’ needs.

Our Promise

Our ability to achieve our vision is built around a promise to excel. That promise is to ourselves, our stakeholders and our commitment to the Colorcon Values.

  • Platinum Rule: We treat others the way they want to be treated
  • Teamwork: We embrace the value of collaboration; work together to exceed what is possible as individuals
  • Empowerment: We trust our colleagues with responsibility and decision-making
  • Customer Focus: We put our customers’ needs at the heart of everything we do
  • Keep Getting Better: We create an environment for constant improvement, to be the best we can
  • Global Respect: We are citizens of a diverse world and behave with respect for the communities

Global Reach, Regional Focus

Discover the value of global influence in a localized culture.
Our focus on market issues and technology development has earned Colorcon an international reputation as a pharmaceutical supplier of choice. Yet it’s our people; their devotion to community and embodiment of Our Values, that make Colorcon not just the supplier of choice, but the employer of choice as well.

Why Colorcon?

Colorcon's core organization and values are the foundation for Colorcon's approach, policies, employment programs and standards of conduct. As you learn more about Colorcon you will begin to see the impact these have on our culture.

The culture at Colorcon is defined by actions that exhibit keeping things simple and efficient. Avoiding complications, reducing and eliminating non-value-added steps and leveraging technology helps us achieve organizational effectiveness. Managers count on high levels of visibility, support, expectations, results and reinforcement. Empowerment here means we trust colleagues with responsibility and decision making. Managers are expected to take initiative and help when their skills are needed without being asked. A key skill for our managers must be the simultaneous demonstration of leadership and teamwork, and that happens around the world at Colorcon every day.

“Treat people as they would want to be treated,” The Platinum Rule – All Colorcon employees are expected to demonstrate mutual respect, trustworthiness, and value personal and cultural differences. Colorcon employees use the Platinum Rule as a guide, personally and professionally. We extend the same courtesy to our customers, partners, suppliers and even our competitors. Colorcon training and development programs give our employees the knowledge and motivation they need to influence their careers and help meet individual and professional goals.

Company Summary
Colorcon, Inc
Number of Employees
(215) 661-2527
(215) 616-5244
275 Ruth Road
Harleysville, PA