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BioLife Brings New Investment and 80 Jobs to Valley

9/10/2012

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:
 http://biolifeplasma.com/html/about_biolife/BioLifePressKit.pdf

Contacts for more information:

Jana Jones | BVEP

Jjones@bvep.org

208-472-5246 

 

Alex Johnson | BioLife

alex_johnson@baxter.com

319-213-5813

 

HAVE QUESTIONS? ASK US.
Clark Krause
Executive Director
Mobile: 208-863-9675
Phone: 208-472-5230
ckrause@bvep.org
Charity Nelson
Director of Economic Development
Mobile: 208-863-8521
Phone: 208-472-5240
cnelson@bvep.org
Lisa Holland
Marketing & Content Manager
Mobile: 208-340-6990
Phone: 208-472-5229
lholland@bvep.org
250 S. 5th St.
Suite 300
Boise, Idaho 83702
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