Tech Group Receives 2014 Lilly Global Supplier Award

Tech Group Receives 2014 Lilly Global Supplier Award

Exton, PA— West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a leading global developer and manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, is pleased to announce that its Tech Group Rockford facility has received a 2014 Lilly Global Supplier Award. Lilly presented the award at a special global recognition ceremony on April 30, 2014, at Lilly corporate headquarters, Indianapolis, Indiana.

"We're extremely proud to receive an award from such a prestigious customer," said Mike Treadaway, Vice President and General Manager, The Tech Group. "The level of customer services we've provided Lilly along with the quality of the product is unmatched, and we're proud to be recognized for our commitment to our customer's needs."

To be nominated for a Lilly Supplier Award, the Tech Group Rockford manufacturing facility had to have a measurable impact on Lilly's corporate priorities through the delivery of exemplary quality, speed, service and/or cost reduction.

Donald E. Morel Jr., PhD, West's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, joined Mr. Treadaway at the acceptance ceremony.

About West

West is by the side of its healthcare partners from concept to the patient, designing and manufacturing packaging, diagnostic and delivery systems that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of their products. Every day,West is leading the way with cutting-edge technologies and quality systems, a thorough understanding of global regulatory compliance, and an unmatched and growing knowledge base of pharmaceutical product testing, development and packaging. Based in Exton, Pa., West supports customers from sales, manufacturing, and research and development locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2013 sales reflect the daily use of approximately 100 million of its components and devices around the world.

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About Tech Group

Tech Group North America, Inc., a subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., is a process driven, global contract manufacturer of pharmaceutical and medical devices. With nine locations in North America and Europe, Tech Group is focused on serving the needs of healthcare companies by providing a single-sourced solution from product conceptualization through manufacturing and final packaging.  Capabilities include: concept design, engineering development, prototyping, production scale up, validation and full-scale manufacturing.   Tech Group's healthcare facilities are ISO 13485 certified and cGMP compliant.