Profile: West Pharmaceutical Services Inc (WST)
26 May 2017
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., incorporated on July 27, 1923, is a manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. The Company's products include vial containment solutions, prefillable systems, self-injection platforms, cartridge systems and components, reconstitution and transfer systems, intradermal delivery solutions, specialty components, and contract manufacturing and analytical services. The Company's segments include Proprietary Products and Contract-Manufactured Products. The Proprietary Products segment develops commercial and operational strategies across its global network, with specific emphasis on product offerings to biologic, generic and pharmaceutical drug customers. The Contract-Manufactured Products segment serves as an integrated business focused on the design, manufacture and automated assembly of various devices, primarily for pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device customers.
Proprietary Products Segment
The Proprietary Products segment offers packaging, containment and drug delivery products. The packaging products include stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems. The Proprietary Products segment also offers syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the specific needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that can manage the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing and transfer technologies. The Company also offers drug containment solutions, including Crystal Zenith (CZ) vials, syringes and cartridges. The Company also offers a range of self-injection systems. The Proprietary Products segment has manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with affiliated companies in Mexico and Japan.
Contract-Manufactured Products Segment
The Contract-Manufactured Products segment offers a range of custom contract manufacturing and assembly solutions, which use such technologies as multi-component molding, in-mold labeling, ultrasonic welding and clean room molding, and device assembly. The Company manufactures customer-owned components and devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, injectable and other drug delivery systems, as well as consumer products. The Contract-Manufactured Products segment has manufacturing operations in North America and Europe.
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc
530 HERMAN O WEST DR
EXTON PA 19341-1147