General presentation of Becton-Dickinson
Now let's find out who Becton Dickinson is and how the company generates profit with its core business and sources of income.
The Becton Dickinson group is an American company specializing in the medical sector and more specifically in the development, production and marketing of medical equipment and diagnostic devices. To better understand the group's activities, they can be divided into several divisions according to the percentage of turnover they generate as so:
- Medical devices alone represent nearly 52.4% of the group's turnover, with surgical instruments for 71%, pharmaceutical systems for 16.2% and diabetes care products for 12.2%.
- Next comes diagnostic equipment with 24.9% of the company's turnover. This includes automated systems for blood culture, the detection of mycobacteria and molecular biology, devices dedicated to medical biology and others.
- Finally, the remainder of the group's turnover, i.e. 22.7%, comes from research and clinical development tools with equipment intended for the discovery of drugs and vaccines, the study of genes, cell culture and liquid manipulation, cell sorting and analysis instruments, and mononuclear antibodies.
It's also interesting to know the geographical distribution of the income of the Becton Dickinson group. The group achieves 56.3% of its turnover in the United States, 19.4% in Europe, 15.8% in Asia-Pacific and 8.5% in the rest of the world.
Currently, Becton Dickinson employs over 70,093 people around the world.
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