West Pharmaceutical Services

Integrated Containment and Delivery Systems

Containment and delivery systems for medicines

West is a trusted partner to the global pharmaceutical and biologics industry for its proven expertise in designing and manufacturing high-quality, technologically advanced integrated containment and delivery systems for medicines that improve patient health.

Vial system components for pharmaceutical companies

Packaging components are an integral part of any drug product. West has more than 90 years' experience in the production of stoppers and seals and can recommend ideal solutions for specific drug needs. In addition to high-quality elastomeric components, including the NovaPure® product line, West offers advanced processing options such as FluroTec® film and B2 coating, Westar® Ready-to-Sterilize washing, Westar® RU Ready-to-Use sterilization, and Envision® camera inspection.

West can further support customers' efforts with analytical testing, which can range from large-scale extractable/leachable studies to container closure integrity (CCI) evaluation.

West provides reconstitution and administration systems to aid delivery in both home and hospital environments, as well as containment systems made from Daikyo Crystal Zenith® cyclic olefin polymer. The polymer provides an effective packaging alternative to glass, especially for sensitive biologics or drug products with low-temperature storage requirements.

Integrated pharmaceutical delivery systems

West's pharmaceutical delivery systems include the SmartDose® Technology Platform and the SelfDose® self-injector, which enable patients to self-administer injectable medicines at home.

West is partnering with HealthPrize Technologies on a connected health offering to improve and reward medication adherence. This partnership integrates injectable drug delivery systems with HealthPrize's software-as-a-service medication adherence and patient engagement platform.

Prefillable solutions

Prefillable cartridges and syringes, such as the Daikyo Crystal Zenith 1mL Insert Needle Syringe system, are ideal for many types of drugs, especially those used to treat chronic conditions.

West offers components for syringes and cartridges, as well as solutions that can be customized for specific applications. The company's range of products works with injectable delivery systems, including basic vials, syringes and administration systems.

Contract Manufacturing

West Contract Manufacturing has more than 40 years of experience and eight facilities throughout North America and Europe. It is focused on serving the needs of healthcare companies by providing a single-source solution from product concept design and rapid prototyping, through to high-volume manufacturing, assembly, and final packaging for the production of drug delivery and diagnostic products.

About West

West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and manufactures efficient, reliable and safe products used thoughout the global pharmaceutical drug supply.

Founded in 1923, West has become a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry. In order to provide support to clients globally, the company has offices in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Contact Details

West Pharmaceutical Services
530 Herman O West Drive
United States of America
+1 610 594 2900
+1 800 345 9800
Prefillable solutions
Vial system components
Integrated delivery systems
Contract manufacturing
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Available White Papers


Container Closure Integrity of Rubber-stoppered, Glass, and Plastic Vials 13 March 2017 An increasing number of pharmaceuticals including vaccines, stem cells, and proteins require cold storage to maintain efficacy prior to use.


Prefillable Syringes Functionality Study 15 December 2016 Legacy plungers, such as the West Pharmaceutical Services FluroTec® laminated plunger Article 2340 4023/50 Gray were originally developed for manual injections.

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