Sensient expands pharma coatings capabilities

Will raise batch size to accommodate large orders

Sensient Technologies Corporation, a global manufacturer of colours, flavours and fragrances, is to expand its pharmaceutical coating capabilities at its Color Group headquarters site in St Louis, Missouri, US.

Sensient, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will increase space dedicated to pharmaceutical coatings at St Louis by more than 50% and raise its batch size significantly to accommodate larger orders.

The firm said this would enable it to expand its product offering to major pharmaceutical companies.

Kenneth Manning, chairman and ceo of Sensient Technologies Corporation, said: ‘We see an important opportunity to grow our pharmaceutical business. This latest investment in pharmaceutical coatings facilities in St Louis will ensure that we are well positioned to win new business. It allows us to enhance our position with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies.’

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