Welcome BioLife Plasma Services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 10, 2012
Boise, IDAHO – The Boise Valley Economic Partnership welcomes industry-leading plasma collection company BioLife Plasma Services to our community, as Boise Valley has been selected as the location for its newest multi-million dollar facility.
BioLife’s facility will be constructed near the intersection of North Eagle Road and Wainwright. Once built, the facility will employ up to 80 professionals and will host between 4,500 and 6,000 donors per year, who are compensated for their time and commitment to the donation program.
A team of community partners worked for several years to bring BioLife to the Boise Valley, including: Jana Jones with the Boise Valley Economic Partnership, the Idaho Department of Labor's Workforce Development Training Fund under leadership of Roger Madsen, Governor Butch Otter, Idaho Department of Commerce Director Jeff Sayer, the City of Boise and Mayor Dave Bieter.
BioLife operates and maintains state-of-the-art plasma collection facilities throughout the United States and collects nearly three million liters of plasma per year. The plasma collected is processed into a wide variety of life-saving therapeutics that benefit thousands of people everyday. BioLife is part of Baxter Healthcare Corporation. To learn more about BioLife, please visit www.biolifeplasma.com.
About Boise Valley Economic Partnership
The Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP) is the regional economic development organization for the Boise Valley, representing the southwestern Idaho counties of Ada, Boise, Canyon, Gem and Owyhee, and including the capitol city of Boise. With a long-term mission of creating jobs, attracting new businesses to the region and encouraging investment in the community, BVEP is actively involved in the economic vitality of the Boise Valley, and is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life for businesses and families alike. For more information, visit www.bvep.org
Here is a link to BioLife's online media kit:
Contacts for more information:
Jana Jones | BVEP
Alex Johnson | BioLife