Updated on 28 August 2012
"This investment is important to our strategy of partnering with customers in India and the Asia Pacific region to help them provide medicines to patients more efficiently, reliably and safely," said Mr Warwick Bedwell, president, pharmaceutical packaging systems, Asia Pacific Region. "When the facility is completed, we anticipate a reduction in lead times for supply to our customers in India. By leveraging our global sourcing activities and process engineering expertise, we will be able to carefully manage the overall costs of production."
West plans to file drug master files for the plant with the US FDA and Canada's Bureau of Pharmaceutical Sciences.