Straumann acquires 35% stake in Rapid Shape 3D printers to get its teeth into 3D printing

Straumann acquires 35% stake in Rapid Shape 3D printers to get its teeth into 3D printing

Having revealed plans earlier this year to acquire a 3D printing business , Swiss dental company Straumann has acquired a 35% stake in German 3D printers Rapid Shape. The two companies began a collaborative partnership earlier this year and now Straumann intends to further the relationship with acquisition of a non-controlling stake. Back in March, Straumann began supplying Rapid Shape 3D printers as well as 3Shape dental scanners “ as part of Straumann’s validated digital workflow for tooth replacement .” 3D printed temporary crowns and bridges. Image via Rapid Shape. Accelerating adoption Straumann has not disclosed the sum for […]

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