ABOUT WEST

West is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic and medical device companies trust West and our ability to deliver consistent high-quality and technologically advanced containment and delivery solutions. We share their commitment to improving health for patients worldwide. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

A Commitment To Quality

An integral part of the healthcare industry, West’s top priority is delivering quality products that meet the exact product specifications and quality standards customers require and expect. This focus on quality includes excellence in manufacturing, scientific and technical expertise and management. At the manufacturing level, this means producing clean, sterile, high-quality components to minimize disruptions to the supply chain and bringing safe, effective drug products to market—and to the patient—quickly and efficiently.

A Caring Corporate Citizen

West has a long and distinguished history of giving back to our communities, and a commitment to philanthropy is embedded in all that we do. The Company contributes to a wide range of organizations working to improve our world. The Herman O. West Foundation, an independently managed 501 (c) (3) entity sponsored by West, is committed to giving to children with special needs in the areas and communities where West employees live and work. Additionally, the West without Borders employee-led fundraising campaign encourages active participation at every local West site.

About West Contract Manufacturing Facilities

“Developing customized solutions that address market needs”

The West Contract Manufacturing team helps customers design, develop, and commercialize medical devices, diagnostic devices, and drug delivery systems.  Each year, West provides quality contract services, custom finished devices, and billions of components to healthcare customers globally.

West Contract Manufacturing Facilities - Our Capabilities

The West Contract Manufacturing team has established a reputation as a global leader by providing on-time commercialization of device and drug delivery projects ranging from product design to complex, turn-key manufacturing solutions. West delivers high-quality components, off the shelf delivery devices, and custom finished devices that meet global regulatory, market and patient requirements.

Pharmaceutical – Biologics

West Contract Manufacturing Facilities have earned the reputation as a leader in the development and manufacture of drug delivery devices and components.  Our facilities are ISO 13485 certified and cGMP compliant.  We also offer FDA registered sites ready to provide drug re-packaging and labeling.  We focus on a quality culture designed to optimize manufacturing efficiencies.

Types of delivery devices in development or manufactured include:

  • Auto injectors
  • Pen injectors
  • Pulmonary delivery devices
  • Oral dispensing devices
  • Solid dose injectors
  • Electronic wearable patch injectors

Diagnostics

West provides contract manufacturing for rapid and reliable test components used in diagnostic systems.  The team possess a unique set of capabilities that align with the demanding product development needs of the diagnostic industry.  West uses the most advanced process monitoring system in the industry while incorporating some of the industry’s most comprehensive inspection systems designed to improve efficiencies and ensure product integrity.  The types of diagnostics devices manufactured or in development include:

  • Laboratory components for immuno and clinical chemistry assays
  • Point-of-Care components and devices
  • Patient self-monitoring systems and components
  • Discreet ambulatory devices
  • Diagnostic test kits and consumables

Medical Devices

West has supported the world’s leading medical device, and diagnostics companies by injection molding and contract manufacturing vital components and finished devices globally.  The team has developed a deep understanding of customers’ needs in order to successfully complete projects for some of the world’s leading healthcare companies. 

Examples of medical device products manufactured or in development include:

  • IV, lab and blood filters
  • Ophthalmic consumables and assemblies
  • Surgical devices and disposables
  • Ambulatory sets and consumables
  • Needle assemblies – inserted molded and UV bonded

The West Contact Manufacturing team is focused on delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction at the most competitive cost through the implementation of Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing practices.  At West, there is a strong emphasis on quality and regulatory best practices for all product development and manufacturing projects.  This is accomplished by establishing a strong validation infrastructure.  Customers know that when partnering with West Pharmaceutical Services they’re getting a quality staff with state of the art systems.  For example, West provides all our partners with a dedicated quality engineering/validation team, validated product data management software, and incoming inspection capability – FTIR, DSC, Extraction. 

For more information regarding commercializing your next device, drug delivery, or diagnostic product visit our website at www.westpharma.com

THE SCIENCE BEHIND CONTAINMENT AND DELIVERY OF INJECTABLE MEDICINES

From trends in self-injection systems and biologic drug delivery to discussions on how to scale up complex medical devices and compliance with governmental regulations and industry guidances, the West Knowledge Center seeks to serve the industry by providing helpful insights and information.

 

Register today to gain access to all the information the West Knowledge Center provides, including technical reports and bulletins, case studies, scientific posters, and more.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

530 Herman O. West Drive

Exton, PA 19341-1147

UNITED STATES

Phone: 480-281-4500

Contact: Shari Krusniak