Continuous Improvement

Sri City Site Celebrates 2,000 Days with Zero Recordable Incidents

By Eecho Wang

July 21, 2021

Deep-rooted in West’s culture, the health and safety of our team members has always been our top priority. And this remains consistent and strong despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Recently, our manufacturing plant in Sri City, India achieved 2,000 recordable incident free days, which is a tremendous milestone that demonstrates the team’s collaboration and commitment to safety at all levels of staff, from management to the plant floor.

West Learning Center

By Tara Haarlander

March 24, 2021

Our vision for the West Knowledge Center has always been to deliver a digital platform full of the most cutting-edge science and product information to further support our customers and potential customers in their search for packaging and device solutions and services. But what about individuals who are new to the industry? Where do they go to gain a strong foundation in these areas to figure out exactly what they need?

Cancer patient at the doctors office for treatment

By Victoria Morgan

June 17, 2020

The impact of a cancer diagnosis can be stressful. Questions such as “how will I tell my family?”, “how will I afford to pay my bills?”, “will I ever work again?” and even “will I survive?” are at the forefront of the patient’s mind as they process their diagnosis and begin treatment. So, how can the patient experience with treatment be supported? By offering the best quality of care.


By Tara Haarlander

August 22, 2019

In our last update, we mentioned that we were using real-time data and analytics to guide content growth. Every six months we analyze which of our Knowledge Center categories are the most popular. If a category is heavily accessed, our experts in those areas work to deliver even more cutting-edge information for customers.

lab viewing areas

By Alex Lyness, PhD CEng

November 27, 2017

There have been many innovations over the past century since it was first shown that insulin injections could help control chronic diabetes. Advances in hardware and software have resulted in more accurate blood glucose sensors that work via less invasive means and insulin pumps that have become smaller and ever more sophisticated. As we discussed in our last blog [1], there are also newer drugs, that when combined with traditional insulin therapy, can help patients better control the blood glucose levels.

Lab Testing

By Elizabeth Crawford

September 05, 2017

We are proud to announce our inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report. West’s commitment to sustainability and remaining active in the areas where we live and work are integral to West’s culture. In Parts 1-3 of this five-part blog series on the report, we focused on West’s efforts in Compliance and Ethics, Philanthropy and Diversity.

The fourth part of the five-part series on West’s Corporate Responsibility discusses West’s Health and Safety programs.