Governor Rick Scott has announced that B. Braun Medical Inc. will be opening their first location in Florida. This follows a meeting Governor Scott held with B. Braun during his domestic trade mission to Pennsylvania last year. B. Braun, the 10th largest global medical device manufacturer, will be establishing a manufacturing facility in Daytona Beach and creating 175 new jobs. The company will also be making a $100 million capital investment in the local community. This announcement leads up to Governor Scott’s domestic trade mission he is leading to California next week to encourage companies to move and expand in Florida.
“I am proud to announce today that our work to bring B. Braun to Florida has paid off, and that the company has chosen Florida as the best location to grow and create 175 new jobs.” said Scott “Next week, I will be leading another domestic trade mission to California to share our success story with California businesses and encourage them to come to Florida. While California and Pennsylvania leaders are working to increase regulations and taxes for job creators, we are working to make it easier for businesses to succeed so they can create new jobs for our families. Today’s announcement shows our domestic trade missions are working to bring new opportunities to our state.”
B. Braun Medical develops, manufactures and markets medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. The B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 56,000 employees in more than 60 countries across the globe.
Bruce A. Heugel, Senior Vice President of B. Braun Medical, said, “At B. Braun, we are working each day to improve medical quality, safety and care. In order to achieve this goal, we must invest in the best location for our company growth. With its low taxes and business friendly environment for manufacturers like B. Braun, Florida was the best choice for expansion. We appreciate Governor Scott’s support and look forward to B. Braun’s future success in the Sunshine State.”