BD's new prefilled syringe factory comes into operation
BD, an American medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, put its new prefilled syringe factory in SIP into operation on Sept 6. As the company's first manufacturing project in China, the factory is anticipated to yield 125 million syringes each year.
Created in 1897, BD is known as one of the top 5 medical companies in the world. It launched operations in SIP in 1995 and founded BD Rapid Diagnostics (Suzhou) Co Ltd, the owner of the factory, in 2006 as an arm dedicated to products and solutions for rapid infectious disease diagnosis.
The new factory, which started construction in 2016 with an investment of nearly USD 300 million, is equipped with globally advanced facilities, technologies and concepts that will help accelerate the development and upgrading of drug delivery systems in the country.
September 6, 2018