Organization: West Pharmaceutical Services
Country manager & Director India: Mr Alagu Subramaniam
Bioscience Revenue: Rs 200 crore
West Pharmaceutical Services is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. The company is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, USA, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2014 sales of $1.42 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices,which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.
In 2014-15, the company recorded estimated revenue of Rs 200 crore compared to Rs 186 crore last year. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. In July 2014,West dedicated its manufacturing plant in the Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Southern India, where the company intends to expand its growing primary packaging for injectable medicines business.
In October 2014, it announced plans for a new facility in Waterford, Ireland, designed to meet growing demand for its proprietary insulin packaging systems and advanced finishing operations for high-value closure systems.Recently, the groundbreaking event took place at Waterford. Additionally, capacity was also added to its Kinston, North Carolina (USA) and Scottsdale, Arizona (USA) facilities in 2014.