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ACTEON Group Announces Merger of SOPRO Dental and De Götzen to Create ACTEON Imaging Unit

Posted on January 30, 2014

 

Bordeaux, France – ACTEON Group has announced it is merging the imaging units of SOPRO Dental and De Götzen to create one ACTEON Imaging business unit. This merger consolidates the companies imaging units, which will improve customer relations, create synergies in marketing and logistics, and increase growth and efficiencies in both manufacturing and R&D.

It has been announced that SOPRO CEO Pierre Montillot will take over as general manager of De Götzen and lead the new ACTEON Imaging management committee.

“This merger is a turning point for our company,” said Gilles Pierson, President and CEO of ACTEON Group.” The new imaging unit will focus on bringing new and exciting products to the market and realize our goal to become the leading dental imaging company in the world.”

With the recent releases of X-Mind Unity and Sopix Inside the two companies have developed cutting edge products that have changed dentistry and improved the patient experience. This merger will ensure that there will be many new and innovative products to come from ACTEON.