West Pharmaceutical Opens Second Manufacturing Plant in China

September 27, 2013
BioPharm International Editors

West Pharmaceutical Services opens its second manufacturing plant in China to expand presence in Asian markets.

West Pharmaceutical Services, a provider of solutions for injectable-drug administration, started up its compression-molding plant in the Shanghai Zhangjiang High-Tech Industrial Development Zone Qingpu Park in China. The new plant is adjacent to West’s injection-molding facility that was dedicated in September 2009.

The 11,900-m2 compression-molding plant manufactures components used for packaging injectable drugs, supplying customers primarily in China and the Asia-Pacific region. Construction began in June 2011.

In addition to the plants in Qingpu, West’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region includes a factory in Singapore and sales offices in Australia, China, India and Singapore. The company’s first manufacturing facility in India is under construction.

Source: West Pharmaceutical Services

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