Proliant Plant Opening

The new Proliant (NZ) blood plasma processing plant in Feilding has been officially opened today by the Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce.

Proliant’s American owner Mr Nix Lauridsen attended the opening to see the culmination of three year’s work to build the state of the art plant.

The purpose of the plant is to change lives, says Proliant Chief Operating Officer Randy Fitzgerald, the facility does more than convert an agricultural raw material to higher value products.

“The products produced in this operation change lives by being part of diagnostic test kits, vaccine products, life science research, and monoclonal drug production.”

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