Taoiseach and Minister for Jobs announce plans for New West Pharmaceutical Component Manufacturing Plant in Ireland creating 150 new jobs

West Expands global capabilities to meet customer demand


Waterford, Ireland– October 2, 2014 – Taoiseach Enda Kenny, together with Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, today announced that West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, plans to expand its global manufacturing operations to include a new site in Waterford, Ireland. The new facility will produce packaging components for insulin injector cartridges and other high value packaging components, in order to meet growing demand from pharmaceutical and biotech customers. Once operational, this new site could bring approximately 150 new jobs to Waterford and is intended to grow to support additional jobs through expansions in the future.

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