Global Presence

Introduction

A global presence and infrastructure is one of Baxter's key strengths. In 2012, nearly 60 percent of Baxter's sales and workforce were outside the United States. With manufacturing facilities located throughout the world, Baxter's philosophy of manufacturing locally allows the company to better manage production, costs and pricing.

North America Baxter has many facilities in the United States and Canada including Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ontario, and Puerto Rico. Baxter's headquarters are located in Deerfield, Illinois, approximately 30 miles north of Chicago.

Baxter has significant presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa, with manufacturing and research facilities in more than a dozen countries including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

The Latin America region includes Baxter manufacturing and distribution facilities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico.

In Asia Pacific, Baxter has had a significant presence for more than 40 years. Given the vast geography and dynamic development of the diverse markets, Baxter Asia Pacific operates in the structure of five sub-regions namely Japan, China, North Asia, Australia/New Zealand and India/Southeast Asia.

Regional Employee Breakdown


   

2010

2011

2012

United States  

19,000

19,000

20,300

Europe  

14,500

15,000

15,500

Latin America/Canada  

  7,050

  6,660

  6,875

Asia Pacific  

  7,000

  7,600

  8,100

Total  

47,600

48,500

50,800

Map of Baxter's global facilities

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