B. Braun Purchases Land To Build New North American Headquarters
B. Braun purchases land from Lehigh University
BETHLEHEM, PA – October 22, 2013 – B.Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) announced today that it has purchased undeveloped land totaling 21.5 acres in Upper Saucon Township/Lehigh County Pennsylvania. The property was purchased from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and will be the future home to a new state-of-the-art B.Braun headquarters campus.
“The purchase reflects the tremendous success and growth B.Braun has witnessed,” said Bruce Heugel, Sr. VP & CFO. “The new headquarters campus also underscores the sustained commitment and investment B.Braun has made in the Lehigh Valley and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” Mr. Heugel added, “we wish to thank Lehigh University for their continued partnership and for this opportunity to grow our operations and remain one of the leading employers in the Lehigh Valley.
The current headquarters building on 12th Avenue in Bethlehem has served B.Braun for over 50 years, and will remain operational for many years to come.
About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its “Sharing Expertise®” philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.
The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun’s U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com.