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By Page McAndrew PhD

九月 16, 2021

Development of vaccines for COVID-19 and its variants continues to present challenges such as accelerated timelines. Since there is not the usual time available for selection, evaluation, and qualification of the package and delivery systems, risks must be mitigated at every phase. For vaccines packaged in prefilled syringes, use of an elastomer plunger laminated with FluroTec® film can help.

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By Abbey Hisler

九月 28, 2020

Gene therapies are developed by modifying a person’s genes and are often targeted to treat complex and chronic diseases. Due to advancements in science and research, gene therapy is positioned to transform treatment options for patients who are living with these incurable diseases. There is a growing pipeline of gene therapies globally, with 352 global trials underway at the end of 2019, up 12% from 2017.1.

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By Laura Pitt

九月 23, 2020

Philanthropy is a cornerstone of West's culture. It anchors our purpose of standing by the side of our customers to help make a difference in our global community.

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By Eecho Wang

九月 21, 2020

As part of our West without Borders team member led giving program, West’s Korea team recently kicked off their first Food Drive event in Anseong, Gyeonggi in South Korea. All 15 West team members participated and collected over 170 kg (385 lbs) of food items for ten local families that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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By Carol Mooney

九月 18, 2020

West is pleased to announce that its Online Store now offers the ability to request some of West’s elastomeric testing services! In addition to some of West’s highest quality products available ready-to-use in convenient small packs, USP/EP Combined Chemical and Functional testing on elastomers is now available for purchase on the Online Store. Additionally, shoppers who complete a purchase online are granted automatic customer-level access to the newly redesigned West Knowledge Center, offering in-depth technical content and support.

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By Victoria Morgan

九月 16, 2020

Have you thought about the complexities of a patient’s journey through treatment? Navigating from leukemia diagnosis to treatment can be a difficult one. Informing family members, managing loved ones’ reactions, weighing the many different treatment options and facing the reality of multiple hospital visits can be overwhelming.