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West in the News

Welcome to West in the News! Here you will find a variety of articles featuring or authored by West industry experts, who share their insight on hot topics such as CCI, extractables and leachables, quality and more.

Unpacking the Complexity of Biologic Drug Containment
By West's Susan Dounce
Published by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, September 2018

Packaging Trends and the Future of the Generics Market in India
By West's Milagro Lopez
Published by World Pharma Today, September 2018

Developing Products with Simplicity & Functionality in Mind
Featuring West's Eric Resnick
Published by Drug Development  & Delivery, September 2018

E&L Risk Assessment for Biologic Drug Products
Featuring West's Fran DeGrazio
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology, August 2018

Trends in injectable drug packaging and delivery
By West's Alagu Subramaniam
Published by Packaging South Asia, July 2018

Selecting Primary Packaging for Parenterals
Featuring West's Carl Dabruzzi
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology, July 2018

Particle Pressures
Featuring West's Diane Paskiet
Published by Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology, July 2018

Wearable devices are changing the paradigm in drug dispensing
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Pharmaceutical Commerce, July 2018

Transformation: Is the Industry Ready?
Featuring West's Chris Evans
Published by PharmaVoice , June 2018

Getting the Supply Chain Right for Biologics
By West's Scott Young
Published by World Pharma Today, May 2018

Drug Delivery: the Human Factor
Featuring West's Royce Brockett
Published by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing , May 2018

Prefilled Syringes and Parenteral Manufacturing: Drug and Packaging Ensure Safety, Compatibility, and Stability
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Drug Development and Delivery, May 2018

Five Considerations for Biologics
By West's Mike Treadaway
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing , April/May 2018

Delivery High-Concentration Protein Formulations
Featuring West's Erin O'Brien and SelfDose™ Patient-Controlled Injector
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, p.17, April 2018

Wearable Injection Devices Address Delivery Challenges
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by BioPharm International , April 2018

West, Stavanato Group Enter Ompi EZ-Fill Alliance
Featuring West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Published by Contract Pharma , April 2018

Working Toward 'Universal Connectivity' in Drug Delivery
Featuring West's Chris Evans
Published by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry,  March 2018

How patient focused drug delivery is affecting medical devices
By West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Medical Plastic News, February 2018

Trends in Prefilled Drug Delivery Devices
Featuring West's SelfDose™ Injector
Published by Packaging Europe, February 2018

3D Printers Revolutionise Pharmaceutical Packaging and Delivery
Featuring West's Chris Evans & Brian Costello
Published by Packaging Europe, February 2018

Pharmapack: Exploring Evolution and Revolution in Packaging and Drug Delivery
Featuring West's SelfDose Injector
Published by Packaging Europe, February 2018

Device Training - Maximizing Patient Adherence by Minimizing the Forgetting Curve
By West's Chris Evans
Published by Drug Development and Delivery, January/February 2018

Designing Smart Integrated Drug Delivery Systems
By West's Graham Reynolds
Published by International Pharmaceutical Industry p. 90, January 2018

The New Age
By West's Brian Lynch
Published by Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology (IPT) p. 44, January 2018

Formulation and Functional Considerations for Delivering Biologics in Prefilled Syringes
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology, January 2018

Understanding Glass and Plastic Packaging in the South Asian Market
By West's Scott Young
Published by Packaging South Asia, December 2017

Delivering Biologics in Prefilled Syringes
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by BioPharm International, November 2017

How to ensure patient centricity in drug-delivery system design
By West's Kennedy Clark
Published by Medical Design & Outsourcing, page 98, November 2017

How to Address Unique Challenges with Generics and Process Scale-Up
By West's Eric Resnick
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, November/December 2017

The rise of quality by design for drug packaging components
By West's Erin O'Brien
Published by Manufacturing Chemist, November 2017

The changing paradigm in primary packaging of therapeutic proteins
By West's Susan M. Duance
Published by Contract Pharma, November 2017

Fostering Global Regulatory Collaboration in the Marketing of Combination Products
By West's Elena Mack and Kevin Lentz
Published by Contract Pharma, November 2017

Evolution of drug delivery system for better patient safety
By West's Alagu Subramaniam
Published by BioSpectrum Asia, November 2017

Primary Containment Trends in Lyophilization
By West's Sylvia Marzotko
Published by Contract Pharma, October 2017

Improving the intradermal administration of the polio vaccine
Featuring West's Intradermal Adapter
Published by Manufacturing Chemist Pharma, October 2017

Biologics & auto-injectors: How West Pharma designs for evolving trends in drug delivery
Featuring Graham Reynolds
Published by Drug Delivery Business News, October 2017

Keeping Up with a Shifting Regulatory Landscape: Understanding Quality by Design and its Impact on Total Cost of Ownership
Featuring Fran DeGrazio, Pg. 26
Published by International Pharmaceutical Industry, October 2017

Putting the patient first: Key points to help with patient adherence
By Fran DeGrazio
Published by EPM Magazine, September 2017

Special Feature - Injectable Drug Delivery: New Technologies Deliver Biologics & Differentiate Brands
Featuring Eric Resnick
Published by Drug Development & Delivery, September 2017

QbD for Drug Packaging and Delivery
By Fran DeGrazio
Published by PharmaTech, September 2017

Drug-Device Combination Development
Featuring Eric Resnick
Published by PharmaVoice, September 2017

The Importance of High-Quality Packaging Components in Today's Regulatory Environment
By Mike Schaefers
Published by Packaging Europe, August 2017

West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. expansion, Mulhuddart, County Dublin, Ireland
Featuring West's Dublin, Ireland location
Published by Laboratory Design, August 2017

How Combination Product Manufacturers Improve Their Technology Through Process Scale-Up
By Eric Resnick
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, July 2017

Packaging for parenteral packaging components
By Simon Côté
Published by Packaging South Asia, July 2017

How can better delivery systems benefit drug manufacturers?
By Graham Reynolds
Published by World Pharma Today, July 2017

Integrating Patient Input into Drug Delivery System Development
By Kennedy Clark
Published by Medical Buyer, July 2017

Packaging Improves Medication Adherence
Featuring Graham Reynolds;
Published by PharmaTech, July 2017

West Pharmaceutical Services touts needle shield
Featuring West's Rigid Needle Shield
Published by Medical Design & Outsourcing, June 2017

CONTRACT MANUFACTURING - Delivery Market Success & ROI to Pharmaceutical Partners
By West's Mike Schaefers & Mike Treadaway
Published by Drug Development & Delivery, June 2017

Robots Package Parenteral Products
Featuring West's Simon Côté
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology, May 2017

Injectable Delivery: Device Focus
By West's Chris Henshall
Published by On Drug Delivery, May 2017

Helping Patients Stay on their Medication Regimen with Integrated Drug Delivery Systems
By West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Pharma Bio World, April 2017

Modern Biologics require modern packaging
By West's Nicolas Brandes
Published by Bioscience Journal, April 2017

Putting the freeze on biologics
By West's Fran DeGrazio
Published by Manufacturing Chemist, April 2017

5 Things Pharma Managers Need to Know About ISO 1900:2015
By West's Elena Mack
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, April 2017

DCAT Week '17 Q&A: Injectable Drug Delivery Trends
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Contract Pharma, March 2017

CMO Roundtable: What's Next for the Contract Manufacturing Industry
Featuring West's Mike Treadaway
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, March 2017

Trends in Pharmaceutical Packaging and Delivery
By West's Troy Player
Published by Pharma Focus Asia, March 2017

J&S Predominates in Grinding Upgrade
Features West Pharmaceutical Services Cornwall Ltd.
Published by Engineering Capacity, February 2017

Grinding Updates for Precision and Quality
Features West Pharmaceutical Services Cornwall Ltd.
Published by European Tool and Mould Making (ETMM), February 2017

How patient input has a impacted integrated drug delivery system development
Featuring West's Kennedy Clark
Published by Manufacturing Chemist, January 2017

Drug delivery advancements enabling self-care at home
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Express Pharma, January 2017

Applying New Approaches to Containment and Delivery of Diabetes Medications
By West's Kenneth Forssell
Published by World Pharma Today, January 2017

Packaging's Flexible, Patient-Centered Future
Featuring West's Fran DeGrazio, The SmartDose® Platform and Daikyo Crystal Zenith®
Published by Biopharmaceutical Packaging, January 2017

How Drug Delivery Systems Will Impact the Off-Patent Biosimilar Race
By West's Kevin Stevens
Published by International Pharmaceutical Industry, December 2016

Pre-Filled Syringes: Considerations to Enhance the Patient Experience
By West's Mike Schaefers
Published by American Pharmaceutical Review, December 2016

Philadelphia's health visionaries tell us: What's the biggest innovation of last 25 years?
Features West's 2016 Health Care Innovator Award
Published by Philadelphia Business Journal, November 2016

Getting Smart About Drug Development and Engagement
Features West's Eric Resnick
Published by PharmaVOICE, November 2016

The Truth Behind Protein Aggregation in Prefilled Syringes 
Features West's Fran DeGrazio
Published by BioPharm International, November 2016

Continuous Improvement in Drug Packaging and Delivery System Cleanrooms
By West's Tom McLean
Published by Controlled Environments, November/December 2016

Time travel: How 3D printing improves medical device manufacturing lead times
By West's Amith Belawadi
Published by Medical Plastics News, October 2016

Component Quality Begins With Design
By West's Fran DeGrazio
Published by Medical Design and Outsourcing, October 2016

Protecting Parenterals in Primary Packaging
Features West's Nicholas Brandes
Published by Pharmaceutical Technology, October 2016

The glass ceiling: The advantages of polymers over glass in biologic drug delivery
By West's Graham Reynolds
Published by EPM magazine, September, 2016

Better Processing, High-Tech Automation and Employee Education
By West's Reinhold Zimmerman
Published by Manufacturing Chemist, September 2016

Parenteral Advisory:Outmoded Fill/Finish Technology
Features West's Simon Cote
Published by Biopharm International, September 2016

All Hands on Deck: Pharma Meets Packaging Challenges Head-On
Features West's Eric Resnick
Published by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, September 2016

Injectable Medicines for Pets, Livestock
Features West's Ken Forssell (p. 56)
Published by International Animal Health Journal, September 2016

Special Feature- Injectable Drug Delivery: Key Trends Define Device Design Now & in the Future
Features West's Graham Reynolds,1-3mL NovaPure® Plungers and SmartDose® Technology Platform
Published by Drug Development & Delivery, September 2016

A QbD Approach to Mitigating Risk in Prefilled Syringes
By West's Fran DeGrazio
Published by PDA Letter, August 2016

Tapping into Quality by Design Principles for Drug Delivery Devices
Features West's Karen Flynn and 1-3mL NovaPure® Plungers
Published by Packaging Digest, August 2016

West’s 1-3mL NovaPure® plunger featured in Pharmamind
Features West's 1-3mL NovaPure® Plunger
Published by Pharmamind, August 2016

Incorporating the Patient Perspective: The Critical Role of Human Factors and Usability in Approving Medication Adherence
By West's Chris Evans
Published by International Pharmaceutical Industry, July 2016

Karen Flynn featured in July Issue of Express Pharma
Featuring West's Karen Flynn
Published by Express Pharma, July 2016

Emerging Medtech: Addressing Drug Delivery and Adherence Challenges in Chronic Disease Management
Featuring West's Chris Evans
Published by Medical Product Outsourcing, June 2016

How To Achieve Excellence In A Biopharma Supply Chain
Featuring West's Andy Polywacz
Published by Life Science Leader, June 2016

What's New in Drug Delivery
Feature's West's Flip-Off® Seals
Published by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, May 2016

Packaging the Future
By West's Mike Schaefers
Published by Medicine Maker, May 2016

SPECIAL FEATURE - Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Biologics Present a New Set of Challenges
Features West's Mike Schaefers and Prefilled Syringes
Published by Drug Development and Delivery, April 2016

Designing for Quality
By West's Mike Schaefers
Published by International Pharmaceutical Industry, April 2016

Celebrating Innovation
Features West's Chris Evans
Published by PharmaVoice, April 2016

New Age Storage Systems for Cell Therapy Products
By West's Vinod Vilivalam and Lloyd Waxman
Published by Express Pharma, April 2016

Electronic Wearable Injector a Reality
Features West's Karen Flynn, connected health, CZ and SmartDose
Published by BioSpectrum India, April 2016

West Promotes Resnick to Replace Retiring VP
Features West's Eric Resnick
Published by Rubber & Plastic News, April 2016

Selecting Stoppers for Moisture Sensitive Drug Products
By West's Heike Kofler
Published by Express Pharma, April 2016

From 'Wearables to Ther-Ables'
Features West's SelfDose™, ConfiDose® and SmartDose® and West's Chris Evans
Published by Drug Store News, April 2016

West Pharma Plans to Restructure Packaging, Drug Delivery Business in India, Asia Pacific
Features West
Published by Pharmabiz, April 2016

Combination Products’ Influence on Patient Adherence
By West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, March 2016

Next-Generation Innovation
Featuring West's Graham Reynolds
Published by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, March 2016

Vials perform in ultra-cold storage for new Amgen therapy
Featuring West's John Paproski
Published by Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News, March 2016

Seen in Anaheim: 3D Printing & Baxter's Little Sis
Featuring The Tech Group
Published by Design News, February 2016

Polymers, Glass, and Particulates:Choosing the Best Containment for Cutting-Edge Biologics
By West's Kevin Cancelliere
Published by OnDrug Delivery, February 2016

Thinking Inside-and Outside-the Box
Features West's Diane Paskiet
Published by Medicine Maker, February 2016

Importance of Packaging
By West's Eric Resnick
Published by Medical Packaging News, February 2016

Ready-to-use cartridges for flexible filling poised to meet biotech needs
Featuring West's Mike Schaefers
Published by PMPNews, February 2016

Chester County Briefs: DCCC Launches Bachelor Program, Great Valley Graduate Makes Forbes’ List, and West Pharmaceuticals Advances Training
Featuring West Pharmaceutical Services
Published by VISTA Today, January 2016

West and Noble to Improve Patient Education and Training for Self-Injection Systems
Featuring West Pharmaceutical Services
Published by American Pharmaceutical Review, January 2016

West & Noble's Self-Injection System Collaboration
Featuring West's SmartDose®
Published by Pharmaceutical Processing, January 2016

Streamlining the Regulatory Review Process in Pharma: The Upcoming Transition to Electronic Common Technical Documents
Featuring West's Stephen LoCastro and Sharen Johnson
Published by Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, January 2016