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2014-06-17 08:30:23

- Representing over a $370 million capital investment, the new 155,000 square-foot facility will be host to 200+ employees, one of the largest capital projects in Johnston County, NC history and will contribute to Grifols retaining 2,300 jobs statewide BARCELONA, Spain, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Grifols (MCE:GRF, MCE:GRF.P and NASDAQ:GRFS), a leader in the production of plasma-derived medicines, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art North Fractionation...

2011-06-08 06:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: GRFS) - Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain, today announced that it has officially begun to merge its operations with Talecris Biotherapeutics in order to function as one company, following its acquisition of Talecris on June 1. Through the acquisition, Grifols will build upon its 70-year legacy of creating life-saving medicines and products by incorporating...

2011-02-22 10:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain has entered into a long-term cooperative agreement with the diagnostics business of Novartis for the commercialization of select Grifols' diagnostic products in the US. Under the terms of the agreement, Novartis will market and distribute Grifols' immunohematology instruments, assays and other products following US regulatory approvals. The...

2011-02-03 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, Inc. today announced that it has expanded the company's PatientCare Program to offer immune globulins (IVIG) to the Primary Immune Deficiency community (PID). The program will provide Flebogamma® 5% DIF (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)) or Flebogamma® 10% DIF (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)) at no cost to patients with PID when insurance coverage is not available. The PatientCare Program...

2010-06-24 11:03:00

BARCELONA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish biotechnology company Progenika Biopharma, specializing in the development of personal medicine technology, has granted Grifols exclusive world-wide distribution rights for its BLOODCHIP® molecular biology products. BLOODCHIP® products are used for genotyping of blood donors to assure the compatibility of blood for transfusion between donor and recipient. Under this agreement, Grifols takes a further step...


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