West Announces First Quarter 2011 Dividend

Dec 16, 2010, 16:15 ET from West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

LIONVILLE, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved payment of the first-quarter 2011 cash dividend of $0.17 per share. The dividend will be paid on February 2, 2011 to shareholders of record on January 19, 2011.

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.

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

SOURCE West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.



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