West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting Webcast

LIONVILLE, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., (NYSE: WST) today announced that it will webcast its 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

The live webcast can be accessed through the "Investor" section of West's web site at http://www.westpharma.com. Please allow extra time prior to the live webcast to visit the site and download the streaming media software required to listen to the Internet webcast.

A replay of the webcast will be available on the site within two hours of the meeting and will remain available until May 20, 2008.

About West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. 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 Pharmaceutical Services 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.

SOURCE West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

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