Press Release

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 25, 2016 – Tech Group Europe Ltd., West’s global contract manufacturing solutions provider, has been nominated as a finalist for Gold Employer of the Year (International) by Investors in People—a UK-based organisation that assists companies in benchmarking for performance. The nomination acknowledges The Tech Group’s high-performing culture that puts people at the heart of its success.

“We are delighted to be recognised by Investors in People. Being named a finalist truly affirms the important work our employees contribute to the business every day.”

Mike Treadaway, Vice President & General Manager, West Contract Manufacturing. 

Serving the pharmaceutical, medical care and diagnostics markets, Tech Group Europe has steadily increased its footprint in Ireland and is currently building a 60,000-square-foot expansion. Construction is also underway for West’s pharmaceutical component manufacturing facility in Waterford,Ireland. With 100 new jobs anticipated to be added in Dublin over the next five years and the intention to fill approximately 150 engineering, production and other positions in Waterford by late 2018, West is enhancing its overall commitment to its investment in Ireland.

“We look forward to sustaining our collaborative spirit as we expand West throughout Ireland,” said Treadaway. “It’s a shared dedication to quality, service and innovation that defines who we are at West.”

The 2016 Investors in People Awards programme attracted over 300 entries from across 12 countries with Tech Group Europe on a shortlist of three entrants in its category. The winners will be announced in London on June 29.

To learn more about careers at Tech Group Europe in Mulhuddart, Dublin and West in Waterford, visit our website. More information about the Investors in People Awards can be found at their website.

About The Tech Group
The Tech Group, part of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., is a process driven, global
contract manufacturer of pharmaceutical and medical devices and diagnostics. With eight
locations in North America and Europe, The Tech Group is focused on serving the needs of healthcare companies by providing a single-sourced solution from product conceptualization and rapid prototyping through high-volume manufacturing and final packaging.

About West
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency,
reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in
Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2015 sales of $1.4 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

Media Contact: 
Tiffany Burke Director, 
Global Communications 
Phone:+1-610-209-7253 Email: Tiffany.Burke@westpharma.com

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