Proprietary syringe propels West Pharma's molding growth

03/07/2012

West Pharmaceutical Services (Lionville, PA) is adding significant cleanroom capacity by mid-summer in Scottsdale, AZ in a move that presages even more manufacturing capacity to meet demand for a recently developed syringe made from cyclic olefin polymer.

"The ISO 7 cleanroom will house six additional injection molding presses and fully automated assembly with innovative inspection processes for Daikyo Crystal Zenith prefillable syringe systems," John Paproski, president, pharmaceutical delivery systems at West Pharmaceutical Services, tells PlasticsToday. "The production processes redefine prefilled syringe system manufacturing and redefine quality targeted for high-value biologics."
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