Contact: Patricia A. Spinella
Colleen T. White
Franklin Lakes, NJ (August 30, 2007) --
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it would present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).
The live webcast of BD’s presentation can be accessed from the BD corporate website at www.bd.com/investors and will be available for replay through Monday, September 17, 2007.
BD, a leading global medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people’s health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. The Company’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 27,000 people in approximately 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. For more information, please visit www.bd.com.