Key Facts

Sanofi Pasteur: key facts


In Canada:

  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Employees: 1,100

A global company:

  • Headquarters: Lyon, France
  • Revenue:€3,716 million in 2013
  • More than 13,000 employees worldwide
  • More than 50% of staff devoted to industrial operations
  • 15 production and/or R&D sites located in Marcy l'Etoile, Val de Reuil and Neuville in France; in Swiftwater (Pennsylvania), Cambridge and Canton (Massachusetts), Orlando (Florida) and Rockville (Maryland), USA; in Toronto, Canada; in Pilar, Argentina; in Shenzhen, China; in Hyderabad, India; in Ocoyoacac, Mexico and in Chachoengsao, Thailand. 

Investment in research and production capacity:

  • More than 1 billion doses of vaccines produced yearly to immunize more than 500 million people in the world
  • Largest product range available, against 20 infectious diseases
  • More than €1.9 billion euros invested in the last 5 years.
  • Increased production capacity for inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to help polio-free countries implement international health standards and to respond to the World Health Organization's strategy to eradicate polio
  • Increased production capacity for quadravelent conjugate vaccine against four different types of meningococcal meningitis (serogroups A, C, Y and W-135)
  • A new building for visual inspection of vials and syringes
  • A new production facility for pediatric vaccines (Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib))