China Mainland

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    West has been present in China Mainland since the 1990s and today, it has two manufacturing plants in Qingpu Shanghai. West is a member company in China National Pharmaceutical Packaging Association. West employs around 280 employees in China Mainland, serving customers throughout the country. Over the past 15 years, our China Mainland business is growing together with local customers by continuously improving our product and service offerings to meet the evolving needs.

SITES

In 2005, West opened our commercial office in Shanghai. The commercial office is in the downtown area in Global Harbour and has various functional teams, including Sales & Marketing, Scientific Affairs, Technical Customer Services, Human Resources etc. West has a Regulatory Affairs office in Beijing. West sales team is located in cities near our customers, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, etc.

Shanghai’s Qingpu Manufacturing Sites

  • In 2009, West’s first manufacturing facility in China Mainland was established in Shanghai’s Qingpu industrial district. The site is approximately 31,590 square meters and manufactures components for use in parenteral delivery systems with best-in-class injection molding technologies in a clean manufacturing environment.
  • The second manufacturing plant opened at the Qingpu site in 2013, which is approximately 31,920 square meters. It is a compression molding plant that manufactures components used for packaging injectable drugs. The Qingpu facilities currently employ 250 team members and hold a gold “Investors in People” certification. Both plants are ISO 9001 and 15378 certified.

 

Benefits

  • Additional medical insurance
  • Additional insurance for children
  • Employer liability insurance: 36-month salary
  • Free shuttle bus or transportation allowance
  • Free working meals or meal allowance
  • Flexible benefits allowance
  • Additional annual leave
  • Flexible working hours where applicable
  • Long service award

Giving Back

  • Since 2010, West in China Mainland has raised total RMB100,000 through our West without Borders employee giving initiative, charities of choice include:
    • Special Children School in Qingpu
    • Qingpu Rainbow Elder People Village
    • Love Library
  • Another highlight of West’s team member fundraising efforts is our annual Global Food Drive. Each year, every West site around the globe collects food that is donated to local food banks. In 2019, Qingpu collected more than five pounds of food per person, resulting in more than 2,104kg of food donated to local charities close to West operations.
  • West without Borders is not affiliated with Doctors Without Borders®, which is a registered service mark of Bureau International de Médecins San Frontières.