West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. was founded by Herman O. West in 1923 as The West Company; the current name was adopted in 1999. Shares of West common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol WST. West’s global headquarters is in Lionville, Pennsylvania.
The company’s innovations have contributed to improving the administration of the pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products through advances in delivery systems. About 90 percent of West’s business is in healthcare markets; including products for the delivery of pharmaceutical and components for medical devices.
West provides customers with global sourcing through manufacturing facilities in the United States, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, England, Germany, Ireland, Serbia and Singapore. West maintains sales offices in North America, South America, Asia, Australia and Europe. West has also formed global partnerships that enable the company to share technologies and marketing opportunities with leading-edge manufactures. One such relationship is a long-standing marketing and technology transfer agreement with Daikyo Seiko, Ltd., Tokyo, the leader in elastomer stoppers in Japan. West is also a partner in West Pharmaceutical Services Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Our Benefits (US):
- Comprehensive Medical Plan
- Dental Plan
- Flexible Spending Account
- Life Insurance Plan
- Disability Plan
- 401(k) Savings Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Employee’s Stocks Purchase Plan
- Vacation and Holiday Pay Employee Assistance Program
- Service Recognition Program
- Scholarship Program
- Employee Referral Program