Fresenius to take majority stake in transfusion group:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Fresenius is to take a 51% stake in NPBI International, a manufacturer of transfusion systems for blood banks and equipment to produce blood components. NPBI, a Dutch company, has offices in Germany, Italy and the UK and production plants in the Netherlands and Brazil. It had turnover in 1996 of Fl146 million ($70 million).