Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, announced its collaboration with Scheu Dental GmbH for offering orthodontic labs a complete digital solution.
Digital orthodontics is rapidly becoming the industry standard because of its many business advantages including the ability to significantly shorten delivery times, increase production capacity and eliminate bulky model storage. The collaboration with Scheu Dental GmbH is expected to expand digital orthodontic sales globally.
“We are very pleased to offer our orthodontic lab customers access to complementary solutions from Stratasys. This represents yet another leap towards the age of the full digital orthodontic lab,” commented Mr. Christian Scheu, CEO of Scheu Dental GmbH. “The knowledge learned through the successful cooperation of both companies in the orthodontic market has certainly allowed a faster and a more successful collaboration of the digital orthodontics highway for all orthodontic labs worldwide, bringing mass customization to small and mid-sized labs alike.”
“Scheu Dental has worked closely with Stratasys to qualify the complete process required to produce orthodontic appliances using the Scheu Dental equipment,” says Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental at Stratasys Ltd. “Stratasys’ goal is to provide productive and complete digital solutions to the market by teaming up with the leading orthodontic equipment and materials provider. This collaboration will provide dental labs with a full digital lab solution that sets new productivity standards.”