BASF and X-rite have launched an innovative solution for the color coating of tablets. The collaboration provides a smart color management offering for pharmaceutical formulators to measure and calibrate colors efficiently, and produce high quality film-coated tablets. The solution combines BASF Kollicoat IR Coating Systems with X-Rite’s XTH ColorEye Handheld Spectrophotometer. BASF’s Kollicoat IR Coating Systems are an innovative modular system of seven base colors. The base colors are designed to be combined easily to produce instantly recognizable tablets in hundreds of different shades. Customers can benefit from its high quality, flexibility and efficiency to remain agile and responsive in the fast-moving markets.