Becton Dickinson’s HUF 6 bln development to create 100 jobs in Hungary


Wikimedia Commons / Zephyris - black green yellow

United States-based medical technology company Becton Dickinson today laid the cornerstone of a HUF 6 mln production hall in Tatabánya, northwestern Hungary, next to its syringe plant, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

Hypodermic needles: The black, green and yellow ones having been produced by Becton Dickinson. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Zephyris)

The development of the 10,500 sqm plant, which will produce reagents used in the pharmaceutical industry, is expected to create 100 jobs, out of which 60% are to be filled by those possessing a graduate degrees, James Borzi, the groupʼs vice president for global manufacturing, said, according to MTI.

The company currently employs 650 people in the country.

BD Medical-Pharmaceutical Systems opened a €100 mln syringe plant in the Tatabánya industrial park in 2010, and spent a further HUF 3 bln to expand the plant in 2014, MTI said.

According to the news agency, The company had revenue of HUF 11.8 bln in its 2013/14 business year, with exports accounting for close to HUF 10 bln.


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