China Biologic Products Inc was originally incorporated on December 20, 1989 under the laws of the State of Texas as Shepherd Food Equipment, Inc. On November 20, 2000, Shepherd Food Equipment, Inc. changed its corporate name to Shepherd Food Equipment, Inc. Acquisition Corp., which is the survivor of a merger with GRC Holdings, Inc. on May 28, 2003. On January 10, 2007, the Company was converted into a Delaware corporation and changed its name to China Biologic Products, Inc. It is a biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and sales of human plasma-based pharmaceutical products in China. The Company has two majority subsidiaries, Shandong Taibang, a company based in Tai'an, Shandong Province and Guizhou Taibang, a company based in Guiyang, Guizhou Province. The Company's products are human albumin and immunoglobulin products. Albumin has been used for almost 50 years to treat critically ill patients by replacing lost fluid and maintaining adequate blood volume and pressure. Immunoglobulin is used for certain disease prevention and treatment by enhancing specific immunity. These products use human plasma as the principal raw material. Human albumin and human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection, or IVIG products, are the top-selling products. The Company sells its products to hospitals and inoculation centers in the PRC directly or through approved distributors.
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