Amann Girrbach North America appoints Georg Eickhoff as President, overseeing all U.S. operations. Eickhoff joined Amann Girrbach in June 2008 and has held various management positions including CFO at the company’s headquarters in Austria.
“Amann Girrbach has grown into a market-leading position worldwide and I am excited about the opportunity to support the growth plans in the U.S. We have a great team, a lot of new innovative products and great partners in place,” he says.
The company also recently moved its local office to a new location, which features a newly renovated center for training and continuing education. The new address is 13900 South Lakes Dr., Ste. D, Charlotte, NC 28273. All phone numbers remain the same.
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- July 2015
Amann Girrbach proudly announces the distribution partnership agreement with Benco Dental, one of the fastest growing privately owned dental distribution companies in the U.S. While the two companies have enjoyed success for years, they agree that a combined focus and alignment of synergies allow for one of the best offerings available to the market, and just at the right time.
“I’m thrilled about the Benco Dental and Amann Girrbach partnership,” said Marco Ratz, CEO Amann Girrbach. “Benco Dental and Amann Girrbach have been in discussions for quite some time. Both companies have grown and evolved at such an accelerated rate in the past few years and we feel now is the perfect opportunity to focus our combined energies on delivering the right set of solutions to the market. The technology is ever-changing and we have seen a shift in the market; we are well equipped to mutually support it.”
“In meetings over the past several months, we have realized that...
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- May 2015
In a joint development program, Heraeus Kulzer and Amann Girrbach have established the technical pre-conditions for the production of a full digital denture. This new license agreement permits reciprocal use by the two companies of their patented innovations.
Heraeus Kulzer, one of the leading global dental manufacturers, has joined forces with Vorarlberg, Austria-based Amann Girrbach AG, a leading full-service provider of digital dental prosthetics, to smooth a path toward full digital dentures. Amann Girrbach has developed and patented a “Fabrication method for denture teeth,” while Heraeus Kulzer has created and manufactured the functional models for tooth blanks used in Amann Girrbach’s fabrication method. Heraeus Kulzer is also the owner of a European patent covering “Method and device for producing a dental prosthesis” that protects the entire digital process for the automated production of dentures.
The recently signed license agreement...
- December 2014
Amann Girrbach and CAP have announced a North American partnership for distribution, sales and customer support. Beginning January 5, 2015, customers will have access to the full line of AG products and future innovations as well as current offerings from CAP. AG will retain their Charlotte, NC, office as their corporate marketing and product service center while sales, service and support will be based at CAP.
- June 2014
In May, Amann Girrbach America celebrated the opening of its West Coast Training Center located in Esthetic Professionals’ state-of-the-art facility in Tarzana, CA. A complement to the company’s North Carolina training center, the new location will offer hands-on seminars and product demonstrations for both customers and employees.
Founded by Dr. Bruce Crispin, Esthetic Professionals’ 16,000-sq.-ft. facility houses a dental education center, dental laboratory and private practices, and is fully equipped with Amann Girrbach design stations, desktop scanners and milling technology.
- November 2013
Amann Girrbach America launches an entry level version of the Ceramill Motion 2 mill for in-house fabrication. Equipped with the precision and high performance components of the original Motion 2 five-axis mill, this entry level four-axis Motion 2 is compact and versatile with far greater options than current four-axis machines. The four-axis Motion 2 has wet/dry milling and wet grinding capabilities for material appropriate processing, intelligent four-axis machining that reaches into undercuts, the ability to handle a broad range of indications and materials including zirconia, Sintron® millable chrome cobalt, resin, wax, glass-ceramics and lithium disilicate. The new four-axis Motion 2 is also compatible with any open scanning equipment providing the flexibility to seamlessly process all imported or modified .stl files.
For more information about the Motion 2 four-axis or Motion 2 five-axis mill contact an Amann Girrbach America representative at 1-800-851-3719 or visit www.AmannGirrbachAmerica.com.
- May 2013
Amann Girrbach America (AGA) is proud to announce the opening of its new state-of-the art training center in Charlotte, NC. The facility, also home to the US headquarters since late 2012, features the AGA Learning Lab, a fully-equipped working laboratory, showcasing the entire Ceramill CAD/CAM Suite plus Amann Girrbach's well-known line of Model Management products.
The goal of the new AGA Learning Lab center is to provide multi-faceted training programs, which include introductory to intermediate courses, plus advanced programs where new users can receive intensive, multi-day instruction on how to utilize their specific equipment. This unique facility can host multiple laboratories at a time, providing individual workstations to attending lab personnel. The center will also host ongoing educational seminars on the latest advances in digital dentistry, featuring industry experts and thought leaders. Round-the-clock phone and email-based support along with remote computer access that gives...
- April 2013
Amann Girrbach America (AGA) has recently put a new strategic US leadership team in place to oversee all North American operations including sales, marketing, distribution, service, support, training and continuing education. The team's mission is to help manage and sustain the exponential growth of AGA within the US and Canadian markets while ensuring even greater customer service, responsiveness and accountability throughout the AGA customer experience.
At the helm is J. Albert Garza who joined Amann Girrbach America in May 2012 as Director of Marketing. Albert recently assumed the post of Vice President, North America Marketing & Sales and has extensive dental experience in brand management and corporate operations.
Other key appointments include Katherine Galvin, David Anable and Ramon Flores. Katherine Galvin, who joined Amann Girrbach America in August 2011 as a sales representative, recently assumed the role of US Marketing Manager. With more than 20 years of experience in...
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