The purchase brought Haemonetics facilities not only to Tijuana, Mexico, but also to Covina, Calif.; Ascoli, Italy; a portion of Pall's assets in Fajardo, Puerto Rico; and added about 1,300 employees to the company's payroll.
The acquired business, with some 1,300 employees, includes Palla[euro](tm)s business assets of the blood collection, filtration and processing product lines, which are located in Covina, California, Tijuana, Mexico, Ascoli, Italy, and a portion of Pall's assets in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
The transaction will also involve the transfer of manufacturing facilities in Covina, California; Tijuana, Mexico; Ascoli, Italy and a portion of Pall's operations in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. In addition to these manufacturing facilities, Pall will also transfer related blood media manufacturing capability to Haemonetics.
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