Sensient® Pharmaceutical Coatings, Colors and Flavors Introduces Latest Innovation, Spectracode™ Imprint Ink

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI —January 24, 2012— Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems introduces Spectracode™, an innovative, customizable imprint ink, available in water- and solvent-based systems and optimized for rotogravure and pad printing technologies.

Spectracode is a proprietary imprinting technology that not only defines but also protects brands. “This product further demonstrates our commitment to being the bold difference in our customers’ brands,” says Steve Strickland, General Manager of Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems. “Spectracode produces sharp images, and with its customizable formulation, it performs at the highest level for all printing needs, whether on tablets or soft and hard gelatin capsules. With excellent adhesion, easy cleanup, and low VOCs, Spectracode is the most innovative and highest performing imprint ink available, and it aligns with industry demand for brand definition, product identification, and trademark protection.”


Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems develops, manufactures and markets advanced coating systems and colors to the pharmaceutical industry. Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems is a part of Sensient Food Colors LLC, which is a business unit of Sensient Technologies Corporation. Sensient Technologies is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors and other specialty chemicals. The Company’s customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world’s best-known brands.