Biotest opens new plasma collection centre in Vermillion, South Dakota

29-Sep-2016 - Germany

Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), Boca Raton, USA, a 100% subsidiary of Biotest AG, Germany, a manufacturer of plasma proteins and biological products, announcea the addition of its newest plasma collection centre located at Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. The state-of-the-art facility officially opened its doors for business on September 26, 2016 and brings the total number of BPC's plasma collection centres to 21.

"The opening of our 21st centre further reinforces our continued commitment to the expansion of our existing network of plasma collection centres. We are fully dedicated to better serve the thousands of patients worldwide who rely on plasma- based therapies", said Ileana Carlisle, BPC's Chief Executive Officer.

BPC has invested approximately EUR1.6 million in the construction of this facility. The company expects to add over 40 jobs to the Vermillion local economy and currently has employment opportunities available for medical personnel.

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