West will exhibit the Daikyo Crystal Zenith and other prefillable syringe systems at the 2011 PDA Europe conference, The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices, in Basel, Switzerland, November 7-11, 2011. Christa Jansen-Otten, Director Prefillable Syringe Platform, Europe for West, will participate in a seminar on pre-filled syringe materials on November 9 at 7:45 a.m.About West West’s innovative system, device and component solutions help improve the safety and administration of injectable drugs. West’s proprietary materials science, formulation research and manufacturing technologies advance the quality, therapeutic value, development speed and rapid market availability of pharmaceuticals, biologics and vaccines. Sales in 2010 totaled US$1.1 billion. West supports its customers from sales, manufacturing, customer support and research and development from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Global headquarters are in Lionville, Pa., USA. Visit West online at http://www.westpharma.com. Follow West on Twitter: www.twitter.com/WestPharma. About Vetter Vetter is an international contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) specializing in the aseptic filling of syringes, cartridges and vials. The company has extensive experience with a broad array of compounds, including monoclonal antibodies, peptides, interferons and vaccines. An independent firm headquartered in Ravensburg, Germany, Vetter provides support for pharmaceutical and biotech clients from preclinical development through regulatory approval and global market supply. Vetter’s new Chicago facility, an expansion of Vetter Development Service, supports early-stage products. The CDMO works with the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical/biotech firms and emerging companies alike, and employs approximately 2,400 staff across Europe and the United States. The innovator of the Vetter Lyo-Ject ® dual-chamber syringe and V-LK ® cartridge, the company holds nearly 140 patents and is a leader in the use of RABS technology in cleanrooms. Approved as a foreign manufacturer by the government of Japan, Vetter’s global regulatory experience includes numerous customer product approvals by the FDA, EMA and other authorities. Over its more than 25-year history in aseptic filling, Vetter has won many awards for its facilities and operations, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2011 European Prefilled Injection Systems Customer Service Leadership Award. Visit Vetter online at http://www.vetter-pharma.com. Daikyo Crystal Zenith® is a registered trademark of Daikyo Seiko, Ltd. Crystal Zenith technology is licensed from Daikyo Seiko, Ltd.
Vetter and Lyo-Ject® are registered trademarks of Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH& Co.KG in Germany, the United States and other jurisdictions.