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Directa Dental Group acquires Parkell

Manufacturer Parkell is now part of the Directa Dental Group. (Photograph: Atstock Productions/Shutterstock)


Tue. 27. September 2016


UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden/EDGEWOOD, N.Y., USA: Directa Dental Group develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of dental consumables, materials and electronics worldwide. In order to expand its business in its key market segment, the Swedish company has recently acquired Parkell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of dental materials and dental electronics.

Directa Dental Group is an ideal entity for allowing Parkell to continue developing new business and achieving the next level of growth,” said Karen Mitchell, CEO of Parkell before the acquisition.

“We are proud to have Parkell part of Directa Dental Group and look forward to the opportunity to continue to develop the company name. We are pleased to have Karen Mitchell remain in the company in the capacity of president. We feel that the Parkell team is dedicated to the success of this new endeavor,” said Henric Karsk, CEO of Directa Dental Group, which currently includes companies Directa, Orsing and Topdental.

Karsk added, “We will continue to grow and strengthen our relationships while expanding the breadth of products in niche areas around the world, with Parkell being an important new member of Directa Dental Group.”

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