2522 West State Street Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 344-2100
What is PlasmaCare?
PlasmaCare is a commercial and one of the oldest plasma collection companies in the country. Dr. Austin Stough began the company in 1960 during his initial investigatory research for Cutter Laboratories (known as Bayer today). Its branch in Birmingham, Alabama was inaugurated in 1968.
Grifols purchased PlasmaCare in March 2006 to ensure its production capacity needs were met. The company’s name was officially changed to PlasmaCare, Inc. in January 1, 2007. Grifols manages more than seventy plasma centers as of the moment.
Hours of operation is between 7 am – 6 pm on Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays have special business hours and it’s between 8 am – 6 pm. During weekends, office hours begin at 7 am and ends at 4 pm on Saturdays. On Sundays, the opening time is 8 am and closing time is 4 pm. Appointment is required especially when it’s your first visit.
What are their goals?
The collection centers aim to improve in areas that focuses on quality, safety and business growth. The company makes sure its leadership teams will be the core to the company’s success and all its engineering process will follow the guidelines mandated by Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Who can sell plasma?
Every session of plasmapheresis begins with registration. When you’re a regular customer, the registration process might not be needed and you’ll proceed in examination area. The actual procedure of collecting plasma usually lasts for an hour. Here, an automated device is used to separate the yellow component (which is the plasma) from your red blood cells, while blood cells and platelets. Only plasma enters the storage bag while the other components of your blood are safely returned to you.
Not everyone has the ability to sell plasma. You need to belong in the criteria listed below:
1) Those who are between 18 – 65 years of age.
2) Those who weigh at least 110 pounds and in good health.
3) Those who can provide valid identification with photo. First time visitors are required to present a proof of address.
4) Those who can present the Social Security number.
5) Those who only live within the marketing radius. If you’re unsure about this matter, it’s suggested to call your local center.
How much does the center pay?
New customers will be paid $25 after his first plasmapheresis. For the first four qualified sellers, they can earn up to $130. By joining their special programs, you can earn special rewards.
Statement of Accounts
The parent company released its 2011 statement of accounts and it revealed an increase of 7.7% in sales or 2,300 million euros. Sixty percent of its pro-forma1 sales were earned in US and Canada while the 26% and 14% were earned in Europe and South America/Asia, respectively.