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2014-03-24 08:28:19

BRAINTREE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today announced that it was not selected to supply The American Red Cross with certain whole blood collection components. The Company was informed that a competitor was chosen to supply these products on an exclusive basis. Haemonetics provided the following information regarding its whole blood collection kit business with The American Red Cross: -- Haemonetics currently supplies 1.8 million in-line...

2014-01-12 16:20:26

BRAINTREE, Mass., Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement to supply the HemeXcel Purchasing Alliance LLC with certain whole blood collection components on an exclusive basis during calendar years 2014-2016. The announcement was made in conjunction with the 32(nd) Annual J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference in San Francisco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NE47232LOGO ) "We...

2014-01-03 16:22:34

BRAINTREE, Mass., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today announced that it will provide a general business update, including an update with respect to ongoing U.S. whole blood tenders, in conjunction with the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference in San Francisco. Brian Concannon, President and CEO of Haemonetics, will comment on these tenders as part of a live webcast presentation at 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern time on Wednesday, January...

2013-05-01 08:29:44

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Hemerus Medical, LLC ("Hemerus"), a Minnesota-based company that develops innovative technologies for the collection of whole blood and for the processing and storage of blood components. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NE47232LOGO ) Haemonetics recently learned that the U.S. FDA approved Hemerus'...

2012-10-30 15:23:51

Future Appointments Are Encouraged to Maintain Supply; Type O-Negative Donors Especially Sought ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers, among Minnesota's oldest and largest nonprofit community blood centers, is carefully monitoring the impact of Hurricane Sandy on regional and national blood supplies and is prepared to help blood centers on the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The blood inventory levels at Memorial Blood Centers...

2012-09-17 14:22:34

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemerus Medical, LLC, a Minnesota-based company that develops innovative technologies for the collection, processing, preservation, and storage of blood products announced that it has received the world's first CE Marking for a 56 day red blood cell storage solution - the SOLX(® )red blood cell additive (AS-7). The current conventional red blood cell storage solutions have only provided 42 days of storage. Dr. Majid Zia, CTO and inventor...

2012-09-17 14:22:32

BRAINTREE, Mass., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today provided an update on the status of its previously announced agreement to acquire Hemerus Medical, LLC ("Hemerus"), a Minnesota-based company that develops innovative technologies for the collection of whole blood and for the processing and storage of blood components. Hemerus' US New Drug Application and EU Medical Device Directive technical file for the SOLX(®) whole blood collection system had...

2012-06-25 02:25:51

Blood and platelet donors of all types needed WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is calling on all eligible donors to step up, roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets as soon as possible. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Red Cross says its blood supply has reached emergency levels, with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves about half the readily available blood...

2012-05-28 09:49:17

The transfusion of red blood cells (RBC) is a critical component in the treatment of a number of acute and chronic medical problems. Indeed, approximately 75 million units of whole blood (~34 million liters) are annually collected worldwide for processing and eventual transfusion. Despite this massive collection effort, the need for blood constantly exceeds availability due to a combination of collection, manufacturing, storage and biological (i.e., immunological) issues. The immunological...

2012-05-20 22:21:30

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Public urged to give blood ahead of major events this summer to boost blood stocks for 2012 Eight celebrities, each representing one of the major blood groups, are supporting NHS Blood and Transplant's [http://www.blood.co.uk ] campaign to increase blood stocks this summer. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...