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Stock Report: "West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc." (WST) Report Updated: Sep 26, 2016 | Print This Page

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"West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc." (WST)

Rating: Buy Volatility: Conservative
Total Grade: B Industry: Health Care Equipment & Supplies
Competitors: ISRG,BAX,CMN,FONR

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries. The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems and Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems. The Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment offers packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, such as stoppers and seals for vials, closures and other components used in syringe, intravenous and blood collection systems, and prefillable syringe components. This segment also provides contract analytical laboratory services for testing and evaluating primary drug-packaging components with the contained drug formulation; and specialized testing for complete drug delivery systems. The Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment offers safety and administration systems, and multi-component systems for drug administration. It offers customer contract-manufacturing and assembly solutions, which include technologies, such as multi-component molding, in-mold labeling, ultrasonic welding, and clean room molding and device assembly used to manufacture customer-owned components, as well as devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, other drug delivery systems, personal care, and consumer products. This segment’s administration systems comprise sterile devices for the administration of drug products, including transfer devices, needleless reconstitution systems, and vial adapters. The company sells its products primarily through its sales force and distribution network, as well as through contract sales agents and regional distributors in the United States, Germany, France, and other European countries. It has collaboration with HealthPrize Technologies, LLC. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.