Capsules

Capsugel is the global leader in capsules and encapsulation technology. For more than 100 years, biopharmaceutical companies have relied on the quality, consistency and functional innovations Capsugel has delivered; today Capsugel produces more than 200 billion capsules for approximately 4,000 customers in over 100 countries.

Ground Breaking Capsule Design

Building on our history of innovation in polymer science and capsule engineering, Capsugel continues to launch ground-breaking capsule designs and equipment technologies that are improving drug development and delivery.   Whether you’re looking to formulate new products or enhance an existing line, Capsugel has the right capsule to help you bring improved products to market faster. With a diverse portfolio including HPMC, liquid filled hard capsules, or specialized clinical capsules, we are a global leader in capsule development and manufacturing, bringing unmatched products and technical support to our worldwide customer base.

Reliable Global Manufacturing Network

Producing 200 billion empty capsules per year requires a reliable, highly efficient and integrated global network of manufacturing sites in the Americas, Europe, India, China, Japan and Indonesia, all performing to the same identical specifications.  This level of product and process control provides an assurance of supply to the largest and smallest of biopharmaceutical and consumer health and nutrition companies.

Product Development Support

We supply an array of services supporting our capsule and encapsulation offering that can efficiently and effectively reduce product development timelines. These include:

  • Fast track R&D capsule offering, including a full library of R&D capsule samples and fast-track manufacturing of customized capsules for R&D stability trials.
  • Customized color selection assistance and a global Color Selector tool called Build Your Own Capsule
  • Documentation immediately available on a customer portal
  • Proprietary laboratory scale equipment for both powder and liquid formulations.
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