YORK, Pennsylvania and SALZBURG, Austria, February 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Dentsply Sirona Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) today announced that it has successfully completed the merger of equals between DENTSPLY International Inc. ("Dentsply") and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. ("Sirona"). The merger of DENTSPLY, the market leader in dental consumables and Sirona, the market leader in dental technology and equipment, creates the world's largest and most diversified manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. Dentsply Sirona will have leading positions and some of the most well-established brands across consumables, equipment, technology, and specialty products to address the needs of dental professionals, specialists and dental labs. Each day, approximately 600,000 dental professionals will use a Dentsply Sirona product. Dentsply Sirona will develop and support innovative end-to-end clinical solutions that advance patient care.
By combining DENTSPLY's consumables platform with Sirona's technology and equipment, the new company offers more products and integrated solutions than any other dental organization. Dentsply Sirona's wide array of products for dental professionals and labs enable the treatment of general and specialty procedures including implantology, endodontics and orthodontics. With the broadest clinical education platform in the industry, the company is driving the adoption of new and approved technology and integrated solutions for more efficient workflows. Customer service and satisfaction will remain a key value to the new company and will be supported by the industry largest sales and service infrastructure comprised of direct sales and leading distributors.
The merger unites the two leading innovators in dental, each with over 100 years of experience. Combined, Dentsply Sirona will have largest and strongest R&D platform with over 600 experienced scientists and engineers to foster the development of better, safer and faster dental care.
Complete press release and images: http://www.dentsplysirona.com/en/news/press-releases/corporate/dentsply-sirona-merger-creates-the-dental-solutions-company.html
SOURCE Sirona Dental GmbH