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2014-07-22 16:27:18

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share payable on September 30, 2014 to holders of record on September 9, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate is $2.18 per share. About BDBD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs....

2014-06-30 16:27:01

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its third fiscal quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 31, at 8:00 a.m. (ET). BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter's earnings earlier that morning. The webcast of the conference call, along with related slides, will be accessible through BD's website at www.bd.com/investors and will be available for...

2014-06-30 12:32:28

Company Commits to Support Every Newborn Action Plan as Part of 2014 Partners' Forum FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a global medical technology company dedicated to its purpose of "Helping all people live healthy lives," BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), is proud to announce its support for and active participation in two key events aimed at reducing these needless deaths: the 5th Birthday and Beyond Coalition event held last week in Washington...

2014-06-19 16:22:31

DILLER, Neb., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the official dedication of the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center, located in Jefferson and Gage counties, Nebraska. Approximately 100 local residents, community leaders, and state officials gathered today at the new wind facility, which is capable of generating 74.8 megawatts (MW) of wind power, enough electricity to meet the energy needs of 19,000...

2014-06-17 08:29:36

First Healthcare Institution in the U.S. to Implement the System FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced an agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for BD Cato(TM), a system that enhances safety and workflow efficiency in medication preparation via gravimetric and barcoding technology. MD Anderson Cancer Center will...

2014-06-11 08:31:01

The BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture Instrument now communicates with the BD EpiCenter(TM) Data Management System, enabling Laboratory Information System connectivity and Blood Volume Monitoring BALTIMORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced its launch of the BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture System with connectivity to the BD EpiCenter(TM) Microbiology...

2014-06-05 12:29:55

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today the publication of its 2013 Sustainability Report. This is BD's sixth annual Sustainability Report, highlighting progress in the past year. "The healthcare sector is in a period of great transition. We know this means that we will be faced with significant challenges and opportunities in the future," said Vincent A. Forlenza,...

2014-05-29 08:29:24

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the following investor healthcare conferences in June 2014: Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare ConferenceJune 4, 201410:30 a.m. ET Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare ConferenceJune 10, 20141:40 p.m. ET Live webcasts of BD's presentations can be accessed on the BD corporate website at...

2014-05-27 08:22:43

CLEVELAND, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions was recently selected by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) to receive its 2013 Product Innovation - Global Supplier of the Year award. The BD Supplier Recognition Program honors those suppliers who have made significant contributions to advancing or supporting key BD initiatives, products, processes, and customer satisfaction. PolyOne...

2014-05-20 16:26:57

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share payable on June 30, 2014 to holders of record on June 9, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate is $2.18 per share. About BD BD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs. Our...


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