Now Open, Grifols new Biomat USA plasma donor center in Menasha WI

Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Grifols is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Biomat USA plasma donor center on 905 Midway Road in Menasha, WI. This state-of-the-art 14,100 square foot facility is the latest addition to Grifols’ extensive plasma collection network. Grifols is a global healthcare company that produces life-saving plasma medicines for people with rare, chronic and life-threatening conditions.

Plasma donated at Grifols plasma donor centers is used to produce important medicines out of human plasma for people with rare and serious conditions, such as immune deficiencies, bleeding disorders, a rare neurological disorder, a genetic form of emphysema, and to treat shock, trauma, and burns. Grifols operates the largest network of plasma donor centers in the world that includes 170 centers in the United States.

Grifols invested close to $1 million in the construction and setup of the donor center, whose design will incorporate new industry technologies including Donor Doc, a donor self-registration platform that helps improve donor screening efficiency. Over the next several years, the donor center plans to accommodate

over 1,500 donors per week.

Grifols will ultimately contribute over $6.5 million each year to the local economy through payroll, donor fees and other operating expenses. Currently the center has hired 22 people from the local area, with expectations to increase to 40 employees as the center expands their operations. The majority of the positions are full-time employment, ranging from entry-level jobs for individuals with a high-school diploma seeking career opportunities in the healthcare field to medically-trained professionals.

Grifols is proud to offer its donor center employees competitive salaries and a full range of employee benefits. All employees have the opportunity to progress their careers through robust training programs and continued education opportunities, such as advanced education towards a college degree in partnership with the College for America. Employees are able to progress their careers at Grifols, while knowing that they are helping save lives.

This Biomat USA plasma donor center is looking forward to partnering with Fox Cities area. The center is an example of Grifols’ commitment to the local community and investment in its network of over 170 plasma donor centers that join Grifols’ daily mission of improving the health and wellbeing of people around the world.

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