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About BPL

A UK life sciences champion

Bio Products Laboratory Ltd. (BPL) manufactures a wide range of plasma products.  Located in Elstree, near London (UK), we are committed to research and development to maintain a key position in a constantly changing market in the 21st century.

BPL has been involved in the processing of human plasma since 1950 when it was first established as part of the Lister Institute by the Medical Research Council (MRC), and started manufacturing specific immunoglobulins in 1972. In 1987, BPL opened its new £60 million manufacturing facility, designed to provide self-sufficiency of plasma products for England and Wales.

We operate as a business with commercial objectives and disciplines and compete in both the UK and over 45 international markets.  We are committed to provide a continuous supply of reliable, high quality plasma-derived products worldwide, supporting both healthcare professionals and patients every day.

With a vibrant 60-year heritage, we invest in research, technology and manufacturing methods to ensure we deliver to a continuously high standard.

The philosophy, drive and vision of the business make BPL a leading UK asset.

BPL manufactures a wide range of products from blood plasma.

These products fall broadly into 3 main groups:

Human Coagulation FactorsHuman ImmunoglobulinsHuman Albumin Solutions

BPL also produces a small volume of products (on request) for niche markets.

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