Media Alerts

West Pharmaceutical Services Celebrates 90th Anniversary of Founding

Chairman and CEO Donald E. Morel, Jr., Ph.D. Rings The Closing BellŪ
For Release: 18 Jun 13
On Thursday, June 20 executives and guests of Exton, Pa.-based West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a world leader in pharmaceutical and biotech drug packaging and delivery, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company's 90th anniversary of founding. Chairman and CEO Donald E. Morel, Jr., Ph.D., joined by members of West's senior leadership, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell to mark this company milestone.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.             Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.             The Closing Bell rings
Media interested in covering the event MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290or
Photos/B-roll/Closing Bell Footage:
Photos will be available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  B-roll of the NYSE trading floor (starting at 3:55 p.m.) and The Closing Bell (starting at 3:59:45 p.m.) will be available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
Facebook/ YouTube/Twitter:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell. 
About West
West works side-by-side with its healthcare partners from concept to the patient, designing and manufacturing packaging, diagnostic and delivery systems that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of their products. Every day, West is leading the way with cutting-edge technologies and quality systems, a thorough understanding of global regulatory compliance, and an unmatched and growing knowledge base of relevant pharmaceutical product testing, development and packaging. Based in Exton, Pa., West supports its customers from sales, manufacturing, customer support and research and development locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Established in 1923, West's 2012 sales were $1.3 billion.
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