Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) history, company profile (overview) and corporate video

   Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is a multinational healthcare and medical technology company headquartered in New Jersey, United States.


   In 1897, Maxwell Becton and Fairleigh Dickinson founded Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD).

   In 2014, BD acquired CareFusion.

   In 2017, BD acquired C. R. Bard.


   BD operates through the following business sectors:

BD Medical

  • Diabetes Care;
  • Medication Management Solutions;
  • Medication Delivery Solutions;
  • Pharmaceutical Systems.

BD Interventional

  • Peripheral Intervention;
  • Surgery;
  • Urology and Critical Care.

BD Life Sciences

  • Biosciences;
  • Integrated Diagnostic Systems.


  • North America;
  • South America;
  • Europe;
  • Middle East / Africa;
  • Asia / Pacific.

   With more than 75,000 employees, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is considered one of the largest medical technology companies in the world. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.bd.com

**Video published on YouTube by “BDCorporate