(Becton, Dickinson and Company)
BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops,
manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents.
The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the
world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and
speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research,
discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are
instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases.
Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD
employs approximately 29,000 associates in approximately 50 countries
throughout the world.
The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers,
clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public.