In two days, IDS will open its doors for the 39th time. Even though several major competitors in the dental industry will not be participating, visitors can look forward to the showcase of a company that has been designing dental solutions for 50 years and whose story started at IDS. In this interview, Planmeca founder and President Heikki Kyöstilä and Senior Vice President of Planmeca Group Tuomas Lokki share details on the newest business developments, Planmeca’s formula for success and what visitors can discover at the company’s booth.
HELSINKI, Finland/BREA, Calif., US: As recently announced by Planmeca, one of the largest privately owned manufacturers in the dental field, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the KaVo treatment unit and instrument business from Envista for up to US$455 million (€383 million), including a potential earn-out payment of up to US$30 million. The transaction is expected to close at the end of this year.
HELSINKI, Finland: Brazilian prosthodontist Dr Thiago Ottoboni made the transition to digital dentistry a couple of years ago. Today, he uses digital dental solutions for both composite and ceramic restorations in order to achieve long-lasting and high-quality aesthetic results and recommends digital dentistry to everyone.