Working at West in France
Le Nouvion Facility (Hauts de France region)
The Le Nouvion site was founded in 1974 and West has been present in France since 1995. The plant specializes in the manufacturing of rubber components for injectable solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and generics customers, with an output of 4 billion items per year. The facility is approximately 60,500 m2 and employs on average 600 team members.
Le Nouvion site uses advanced technologies such as vision inspection, B2 coating and Westar® ready to sterilize processing. It is West’s center of excellence for injection molding technology. The site is certified ISO 9001 and 15378.
B2-coating technology is licensed from Daikyo Seiko, Ltd.
Westar® is a registered trademark of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., in the United States and other jurisdictions.
Le Vaudreuil Facility (Haute Normandie region)
West Normandie has been present in France since 2009 and specializes in manufacturing of plastic components for injectable solutions. The plant is approximately 4,500 m2 and employs an average of 100 team members. Two principal industrial activities on site are dedicated to the molding and assembly operations.
Supported by Research & Development, Product Management, Quality and Technical departments, the site manufactures two products for pharmaceutical laboratories - the ERIS® and the NovaGuard® SA Pro safety systems, dedicated to injectable syringes. Both products focus on avoiding contamination by needle stick injuries. The Normandie site is certified ISO 13485.
ERIS® is a registered trademark of Tech Group Europe Limited, a subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
NovaGuard® is a registered trademark of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., in the United States and other jurisdictions.
Fourqueux Sales Office (Paris region)
The West sales office in the Paris region has been in operation since the 1980s. The office has approximately 20 team members working in functions such as account management, sales support and order fulfillment. The Paris sales office supports West’s global network and customers.
Training and Development
Le Nouvion site has put in place a Potential Development program aimed to prepare future specialists and first-line managers. This program allows employees to deepen their knowledge of West processes and to acquire new job-related competencies in order to be ready for future career opportunities. Le Nouvion site also offers a housing assistance program for apprentices.
West without Borders, France
Since 2012, West Le Nouvion has been involved in the West without Borders Program. In 2017, West Le Nouvion gave a donation to “An ear for Louise” Association. Currently, West Le Nouvion supports “Lucas’s fighting and others” Association. Recent fundraising events included Christmas decoration charity sales, a soccer tournament, and sandwiches and pancakes charity sales. West Normandy is regularly involved in local charity associations such as Vie Et Espoir or Les Anges de Sofia.
West without Borders is not affiliated with Doctors Without Borders®, which is a registered service mark of Bureau International de Médecins San Frontières.