COLTENE to buy Micormega and SciCan

COLTENE Holding AG which is an internationally leading developer and producer of dental equipment and materials, has signed an agreement to acquire the two companies, SciCan (cleaning and sterilization equipment) and MicroMega (endodontic files/ systems), with strong positions in the dental market.  With the planned integration of the two dental specialists, COLTENE will increases its sales significantly. The enlarged COLTENE Group will employ a combined headcount of approximately 1,300.

The transaction will strengthen COLTENE’s market reach and product range, create synergy potential and enhance its offering in infection control and endodontics. With its combined resources, the new, enlarged Group will be in an even better position to address compliance and regulation standards. Moreover, economies of scale will support effective, high-performing sales and marketing activities worldwide. Ultimately, the merger of the three corporate entities will create attractive growth opportunities in the highly competitive dental market.

SciCan Ltd., headquartered in Toronto, Canada, offers cleaning and sterilization equipment and hygiene protection products. SciCan has about 230 employees, is active worldwide and claims a market-leader position in North America. MicroMega SA, headquartered in Besançon, France, employs approx. 180 people and is focused primarily on endodontic instruments. Most of its sales are generated in Europe and North America. COLTENE intends to retain all manufacturing and product expertise of SciCan and MicroMega at the current sites of operation.Likewise, SciCan’s and MicroMega’s products and brands with their excellent market reputation will be retained under the overarching COLTENE brand.

Most of us the dentists , are users of these companies and the joining hands will only bring us better instruments, materials and service.

The complete press release is available here

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