Quantcast

Latest .bd Stories

2011-04-13 07:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its second fiscal quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings after the market close on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. The webcast of the conference call, along with related slides, will be accessible through BD's website at...

2011-03-18 13:38:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global technology company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Accuri Cytometers, Inc., an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company that develops and manufactures personal flow cytometers for researchers. The acquisition expands BD's presence into the emerging affordable personal flow cytometer space, and helps expand the use of flow cytometry technology by researchers...

2011-03-15 13:43:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it is donating $325,000 to assist in relief efforts for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. BD will distribute these funds among nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations AmeriCares, American Red Cross, Direct Relief International, Heart to Heart International, Project HOPE, Save the Children,...

2011-03-15 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has operations in Japan led by its Nippon Becton Dickinson headquarters office in Tokyo, and a manufacturing facility and distribution center in Fukushima prefecture. The Company today confirmed that all of its employees in Japan are safe and that its office in Tokyo is undamaged and functional. BD's manufacturing plant and distribution center in Fukushima are temporarily closed while the...

2011-02-07 15:05:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Accuri Cytometers, Inc., an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company that develops and manufactures personal flow cytometers for researchers. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close during the third quarter of fiscal year 2011. The financial terms of the...

2011-01-11 08:21:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its first fiscal quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings after the market close on Monday, February 7, 2011. The webcast of the conference call, along with related slides, will be accessible through BD's website at...

2011-01-05 08:13:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at 1 p.m. (ET). The webcast can be accessed from the BD corporate website at http://www.bd.com/investors and will be available for replay through Tuesday, February 8, 2011. About BD BD is a leading global medical technology company that...

2011-01-04 11:44:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the 29th Annual J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 10, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. (ET). A 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, January 17, 2011. About BD BD is a leading global...

2011-01-03 14:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians may soon have a new tool in the diagnosis and treatment of Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV) - one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the world. BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today that it filed for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the first fully automated molecular tests to diagnose and differentiate HSV types 1 and 2. "When caring...

2010-11-24 11:16:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. EST. A 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 Wednesday, December 8, 2010. About BD BD is a...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related