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Video: How Albumin Is Made

Get an up-close look at the albumin production process inside our Kankakee, Illinois, manufacturing site.


Albumin is an important protein made by the liver that circulates in the body and carries other substances, like hormones, enzymes and medicines.CSL Behring is a major producer of albumin solution for medical use, which is derived from blood plasma donations.

According to the Cleveland Clinic, albumin is used in emergency medicine to treat or prevent shock following injury or surgery by increasing the volume of blood plasma. See how albumin gets made in this behind-the-scenes video.