BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) was founded in 1897 by two entrepreneurs who met on a business trip and decided to start a medical device import company. Since that time, the Company has grown into a leading global medical technology company with more than 29,000 associates. BD has a presence in more than 50 countries and its products are found in healthcare settings all over the world.
With more than 12,000 associates located in more than 15 states, BD continues to invest in its U.S. operations. The Company, headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, has a strong U.S. manufacturing base. Since 2008, BD has opened or announced plans to open new facilities in Florida, North Carolina, and Texas, as well as launched several expansion projects at existing facilities.
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