Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, Pa., will contribute a total of $75 million to its global defined benefit plans this year, according to a filing with the SEC. The company already contributed $33.7 million as of June 30. Last year, Unisys contributed $71.6 million to its pension plans, which had roughly $4.7 billion as of Dec. 31. Earlier this year, Unisys announced it will freeze its defined benefit plan at the end of 2006.
Separately, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., New York, contributed $56 million to its non-U.S. pension plans as of June 30, according to the company's 10-Q filing. The company did not contribute to its $4.6 billion U.S. defined benefit plan as of June 30 but expects to make a contribution before year's end. The company also expects to contribute an additional $70 million to $90 million to its non-U.S. plans before the end of 2006. Robert Chapman, assistant treasurer, did not return calls seeking further details.