Sulzer Mixpac Files Lawsuit Against Mixing Tips Copiers and Gains Key Judgment
Sulzer Mixpac Ltd. (Sulzer) announced that it has taken further legal actions to protect its products from copying at the 2012 Greater New York Dental Meetings (GNYDM) held at the Javits Center. On November 26, 2012 Sulzer filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging that Spident USA Inc., Spident Co. Ltd (Korea) and International Safety Products, Inc. dba iDental infringed Sulzer's Trademark and Patent rights by offering counterfeit mixing tips.
Lab Professionals Learn How to Navigate the Digital Dental Process
Dental lab professionals that attended a comprehensive Nov. 15 CAD/CAM training hosted by Roland DGA Corp. and 3D/dental market technology provider CIMsystem gained valuable insight on how digital technologies are transforming the dental industry. Led by CIMsystem Mechanical Engineer Luigi Fanin and held at Roland's Irvine, Calif. headquarters, the full-day event provided attendees with hands-on equipment and software training, key takeaways for success in the digital age, and CDT credits.
New from trusted DENTSPLY and Ney®! The NeyFire™ T makes it easy to have Touch-command and ceramic Fire-power. The unit has a small footprint which conserves bench space. Yet, it includes a generous 1600-program capability, facilitated by a USB interface for secure, on-demand program additions and file transfers. The "T" part of the name, originates from its easy-to-follow, mobile, Touch-screen interface. For convenience, the monitor is operated free-standing which enables program supervision and initialization from the workstation.
The online Ticket Shop for the International Dental Show is now open. After you have successfully registered at www.ids-cologne.de and paid the appropriate fee, you can conveniently print out your e-tickets for IDS 2013 from your own computer. With an e-ticket in hand, visitors to IDS 2013 — which takes place from 12th to 16th March 2013 — are in the fast lane for admission into the Koelnmesse halls. That's because they won't have to stand in line at the box office.
Henry Schein, Quintessence Reach Strategic Partnership
Henry Schein, Inc., and Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., the world's leading independent publisher of scientific and clinical information about oral health, today announced a strategic partnership that will expand the availability of oral health education to the profession.
At the heart of the partnership is a joint commitment on the part of Henry Schein and Quintessence to provide the best and latest clinical information on treating oral disease so practitioners can provide the most advanced care possible for their patients.
Ivoclar Vivadent announced the acquisition of Diadem Precision Technology. The transaction is expected to be completed by December 31, 2012.
Located in Troy, MI and Windsor, Ontario, Diadem Precision Technology is a state-of-the-art, high efficiency, high quality, digital-based production facility focusing on all-ceramic CAD/CAM solutions serving the dental laboratory industry. With facilities in the US and Canada, the company currently employs 25 people.
Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012. The transaction is still subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office. Ivoclar Vivadent will acquire the shares of BWK holding company and of the Wieland founding family. Wieland Dental, which employs 190 staff, achieved a sales volume of around 60 million Euros in 2011.
Oregon Association of Dental Laboratory Executive Director Carolyn Grace died Oct. 13, 2012 at the age of 62. She was a major drive and influence in our association and worked with heart and soul and tireless dedication to keep the association moving forward. She loved the industry and made many friends through her involvement over the years. Grace started working in the industry with her father's dental lab at the age of 13. She worked side-by-side with her husband Gary Grace in their laboratory all through their marriage.
Whip Mix hosted its first Survive or Thrive Digital Forum. The two day event was a great success with 44 lab owners from across the country in attendance. Featured guest speakers included Chuck Yenkner, Executive Director of the IdentAlloy Council; and Mark Jackson, RDT and owner of Precision Ceramics Dental Laboratory.