Colorcon, Ltd. has opened 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. Headquartered in Harleysville, Pennsylvania in the U.S., Colorcon manufactures formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies and functional excipients for the pharmaceutical and nutritional industries. The new lab represents the seventh Colorcon technical service laboratory in the EMEA region, and brings the number of facilities Colorcon offers worldwide to 18.