Global presence

Introduction

Baxter has its corporate headquarters located in Deerfield, Illinois, USA. A global presence and infrastructure is one of Baxter's key strengths. It has manufacturing facilities located in 27 countries with approximately 50,000 employees. Baxter's philosophy of manufacturing locally allows the company to better manage production, costs and pricing. Baxter products are sold in more than 100 countries.

Regionwise Employee Breakdown

    2007 2008 2009
United States   19,600       20,600       20,600      
Europe   13,500       14,200       14,700      
Latin America   5,900       5,900       6,100      
Asia Pacific   6,200       6,600       7,100      
Canada   1,125       1,150       1,150      
Total   46,325       48,450       49,700      

Map of Baxter's global facilities

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