In October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, devastating parts of New York and New Jersey. LMT checks in with Master-Touch Dental Laboratories and Valplast—both of which took a direct hit—and looks at how the industry has come together to help.
In 2005, there were approximately 11,250 labs in the U.S.; today, there are about 8,100 (including in-house labs). There’s been the most dramatic attrition in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi which are down by an average of 25%.
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