Quantum Colours South Africa / Spectratec Inc. Canada

Quantum Colours South Africa / Spectratec Inc. Canada


Company description

Quantum Colours was founded in 2004 by John Lonsdale O'Donovan. From humble beginnings, the company has become a major supplier, and important player in the Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Industrial colours and ingredients market. Lonsdale, has a chemistry background and started his career in the quality control / quality assurance (QC/QA) departments of one of the largest cosmetic-contract manufacturers based in South Africa. He then worked for the world's largest colour manufacturer and marketer, heading up the South African subsidiary's technical department. During this time, he also completed further training in Paris for the company. Currently, his business, Quantum Colours (including all staff employed) has more than 50 years of experience in its field of operation.  The world of colour is extremely and tightly regulated, one therefore has to work with a supplier that knows which colours are legally permitted, in which applications and at what dosage. It is also important to highlight that the colour selected does not only have to conform to the latest legislation but it also has to be a stable compound in the required application.   To do this, we have a team of highly qualified and respected chemists and technical personnel to assist and design colours specific to our customers' requirements.   We also have a very successful range of tablet coatings, supplying sugar and film-coating systems to our customers. In film-coating we have both wet and dry systems available under the trade name Pharmaspec. Our film-coating systems are further split into hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) and Poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVOH, PVA, or PVAl) based systems and are very specific in terms of functionality of moisture barriers, taste barriers, enteric and controlled-sustained release. 

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Sales markets Western Europe; Eastern Europe; North America; Africa; Central/South America
Affiliated categories: Coating Agents |Colour and Dispersions |Other APIs More

Upcoming events

5 nov 2019

CPhI Worldwide 2019

5-7 November 2019 Frankfurt, Germany Visit us at stand 102F75NEP Book a meeting See our Exhibitor Profile   See full Exhibitor List

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