The process for selecting the best high-quality packaging components for use with injectable medicines, including vaccines, is a complex one driven by years of science, which West Pharmaceutical Services has pioneered. – Eric Green
As mentioned in the ‘Leaders-Laggard’ segment of this week’s edition of The Lead-Lag Report, vaccine-related news was not particularly encouraging. This consequently impacted the healthcare sector, which has now seemingly taken up the baton of being the chief proxy of vaccine-related news, even though some of these healthcare-based stocks are unlikely to benefit from any developments regarding a vaccine. Conversely, my article today focuses on West Pharmaceutical Services (WST), a company whose operations have benefitted from the onset of COVID-19 and will likely benefit even more, as the quest for a vaccine gathers pace.
WST manufactures packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drug and healthcare products. Customers include leading global companies from the biologic, generic,