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West Announces Increase to Quarterly Dividend

EXTON, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/14/15 -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a fourth-quarter 2015 dividend of $0.12 per share, a 9.1% increase over the $0.11 per share declared for each of the four preceding quarters. This is the twenty-third consecutive annual increase in the Company's dividend. The fourth-quarter dividend will be paid on November 4, 2015 to shareholders of record as of October 21, 2015.

About West

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2014 sales of $1.42 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

Michael A. Anderson
Vice President and Treasurer
(610) 594-3345

Investors and Financial Media:
Westwicke Partners
John Woolford
(443) 213-0506

Source: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.