B. Braun Melsungen

Rank: 18
2015 Rank13
R&D Spend:$288,351,648
Fiscal year ending:12-31-15
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Although the medical device tax prompted B. Braun to spike plans to expand its Pennsylvania headquarters, it's been a busy year for the company. This year began with an exclusive deal to distribute Cohera Medical's TissuGlu surgical adhesive. In June 2015 its Aesculap subsidiary won FDA approval for the ActivL artificial disc, followed a month later by the acquisition of Lauer Membran Wassertechnik, which makes the Aquaboss water treatment system, by Braun's Avitum AG dialyis subsidiary.

B. Braun Medical acquires Dismed’s hand sanitizer and intravenous fluid businesses in South Africa. B. Braun Medical Inc. and Affiliates Sue Becton, Dickinson & Co. for IV Catheter Safety Mechanism Patent Infringements. B. Braun Avitum receives the Best Employer Award in Hungary. B. Braun acquires Lauer Membran Wassertechnik GmbH. medperts goes international. B. Braun Launches Educational Injection Safety Monitoring (ISM) Website. B. Braun CEO Receives Distinguished Award. Safety IVCs: B. Braun Melsungen AG wins patent infringement suit against Becton Dickinson GmbH in Germany.

2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors Key Personnel: Heinz-Walter Große, Chairman, Management Board, HR, Legal Affairs & Director of Labor Relations; Annette Beller, Finance, Taxes, Controlling & Central Services; Otto Philipp Braun, Iberian Peninsula & Latin America; Markus Strotmann, B.Braun Avitum; Dr. Meinrad Lugan, Hospital Care & OPM; Caroll Neubauer, North America; Hanns-Peter Knaebel, Aesculap;

Werkanlage Pfieffewiesen Europagebäude
Melsungen, Hesse