SOURCE: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

December 27, 2012 16:15 ET

West Announces First Quarter 2013 Dividend

LIONVILLE, PA--(Marketwire - Dec 27, 2012) - West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board has approved the payment of a first-quarter 2013 cash dividend of $0.19 per share. The dividend will be paid on February 6, 2013 to shareholders of record on January 23, 2013.

About West

West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, food and beverage markets. Headquartered in Lionville, Pennsylvania, West supports its partners and customers from 50 locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Mexico, Japan, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit West at www.westpharma.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
    Michael A. Anderson
    Vice President and Treasurer
    (610) 594-3345

    Investors and Financial Media:
    Westwicke Partners
    John Woolford/Stefan Loren
    (443) 213-0506/0507