Johnston Community College has named its 2015 Business and Industry Partner of the Year.
Grifols, the Clayton-area pharmaceutical maker, received the award during the college’s annual “Breakfast Before Business: event.
JCC chose Grifols for the honor “based on its continued commitment to educational educational programs and opportunities for business and industry,” said Dr. David Johnson, college president. “They also employ many of our graduates, and we are so thankful for their support and partnership.”
Grifols, a 75-year-old global health-care company, makes plasma medicines, hospital pharmacy products and diagnostic technology for clinical use. Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, the company is present in more than 100 countries.
Carolina Comfort Air near Clayton was the 2014 Business and Industry Partner of the Year recipient. SONA received the award in 2013.