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Lonza’s Capsules & Health Ingredients business is the trusted partner in innovative capsules, dosage form solutions and health ingredients for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies.

Lonza’s Capsules & Health Ingredients business is the trusted partner in innovative capsules, dosage form solutions and health ingredients for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies. Our industry-leading portfolio has its roots in our legacy ingredients business and has grown through the acquisitions of Capsugel and InterHealth Nutraceuticals. 

The unique combination of science, engineering, ingredient and formulation expertise and capsule polymer science enables our customers to optimize bioavailability, provide targeted delivery and overall excel in the performance of their pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. Our reputation for capsule expertise and research-backed ingredients has connected more than 5,000 customers in over 100 countries, who ultimately enable hundreds of millions of patients and consumers to live a healthier life.  

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We continue to build on our decades-long track record of ingenuity, credibility and flexibility to deliver a high-touch experience to our customers and drive added value. We closely monitor trends around the world, and quickly innovate broadly accepted viable solutions. We understand what it is to serve customers globally with regulatory insights, dedicated customer service, and a supply chain in proximity that ensures on-time speed and responsiveness even with a complex product mix. We focus on the success of our customers not only with a portfolio of industry-leading quality products but also with a range of services that can help launch new products and support existing lines successfully.  

Our pharmaceutical customers are continually motivated to speed up the pace of discovering and developing both novel and cost-effective products that will help improve people’s lives. Lonza’s Capsugel® capsules lead the world in unsurpassed productivity and performance through innovation and quality. Our dosage form solutions provide optimized product performance for oral and inhaled medicines to assist customers in all stages of product development, from early stage to commercialization. Our specialized capsules and equipment are designed to keep pharmaceutical R&D on track and on time with reliable ways to eliminate steps and waste while addressing key industry challenges.

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This vast global network – and the leading science and engineering behind it – enables the broadest range of capsule polymers, sizes and designs in the industry, as well as the ability to offer integrated product design and development, innovative ingredients, clinical supply and commercial manufacturing services to our customers around the world. Our diversified customer base includes companies that make branded, generic and specialty pharmaceuticals; biotech products; over-the-counter medicines; vitamins and dietary supplements.

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Lonza’s industry-leading Capsugel® capsules and encapsulation technologies, formulation know-how and research-backed ingredients combined with customer-focused services, provide unique and innovative solutions for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies.

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