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 10th October 2013 West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc

West will Share Insights into its Innovative Drug Packaging and Delivery Products at CPhI Worldwide

Frankfurt, Germany—CPhI Worldwide (Booth #41F63)—October 9, 2013—West(NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative system and component solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that the company will exhibit at CPhI Worldwide, October 22-24, 2013, in Frankfurt, Germany. West works side-by-side with the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to design and manufacture drug packaging and delivery systems that bring injectable drugs from concept to the patient efficiently, reliably and safely. Some 100 million West components are used each day in homes, hospitals and other healthcare settings around the world.

West will be exhibiting its product portfolio of primary packaging components for vial- and bottle-based systems as well as prefillable syringe and cartridge components that are available in West´s highest quality offering such as NovaPure®processed and Westar®washed Ready-to-Use (RU) steam-sterilized components. West will showcase a range of drug delivery system technologies that bring benefits in terms of usability and safety to both healthcare providers and patients while meeting the dynamic needs of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

“The pharmaceutical and biotech industry is facing an ever-growing demand for smart and reliable drug delivery technology solutions,” said Dr. Mike Schäfers, Vice President, Global Marketing, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems, West. “As a world leader in packaging and delivery systems for injectable drugs we are excited to be able to share our expertise and knowledge in these fields during one of the industry highlights of 2013.”

To arrange a booth-side meeting with a West executive, please contact Martin Gleissner at westpharma@schwartzmsl.comor visit Booth 41F63 for product demonstrations.

About West West works side-by-side with its healthcare partners from concept to the patient, designing and manufacturing packaging, diagnostic and delivery systems that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of their products. Every day, West is leading the way with cutting-edge technologies and quality systems, a thorough understanding of global regulatory compliance, and an unmatched and growing knowledge base of relevant pharmaceutical product testing, development and packaging. Based in Exton, Pa., West supports its customers from sales, manufacturing, customer support and research and development locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Established in 1923, West's 2012 sales were $1.3 billion.

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