Previous Blogs

GETT Event 2021

By Beth Crawford

March 29, 2021

West had the opportunity to participate in a Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT) educational video series in February. GETT began in Chester County, PA in 2001 in response to the under-representation of young women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. GETT is an initiative of the Innovative Technology Action Group (ITAG), a program under the Chester County Economic Development Council, driven by the volunteer efforts of local organizations.


By Gillian Power

January 27, 2021

West’s Waterford, Ireland site recently partnered with CALMAST which is Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) engagement hub that was established in 2003 to drive more awareness of STEM, building on the work of secondary schools in the south east region of Ireland.

Janet Cooper and Journey

By Elizabeth Crawford

May 20, 2020

For the past 10 years, Janet Cooper, Manager, Admin Services, Exton, has done it all at Canine Partners for Life: from cuddling puppies in the kennel, to giving demonstrations, to serving on the Board of Directors.

BYS for Community Philanthropic Themed

By Laura Pitt

April 29, 2020

Our culture is based on supporting the health and well-being of our communities. Now more than ever, it’s important to reach out and help those in need. To support our communities around the world, West is donating to multiple organizations that are making important contributions to society and need support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Your Side Community

By Valerie Bomberger

April 01, 2020

Our communities continue to face challenging circumstances related to COVID-19, and West is working hard to support our customers, our teams and our neighbors. Business as usual is changing, and we all struggle to understand what business as usual looks like now and what it means for each of us.

West 2020 Food Drive

By Marisa Leuzzi

March 25, 2020

This past February, our team members around the world came together to help fight hunger in their local communities during our fifth annual global food drive. As the global community navigates the evolving challenges of the COVID-19 situation, having a stable food supply is even more important. We are proud of our team members for their incredible generosity. Their donations are needed now more than ever.