February 27, 2014
by Ivoclar Vivadent
Company unveils new Wieland Zenotec select platform of milling systems and innovative IPS e.matrix technology
Ivoclar Vivadent recently brought together dental leaders, influencers and innovators during the Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting when they hosted “Experience Innovation.” The exciting and entertaining event, held on Friday, February 21st at the Atlantic Ballroom in the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, celebrated the advancements in dentistry and the innovations that are shaping the future direction of the laboratory industry.
Highlighting the event was the unveiling of the new Wieland Zenotec select platform of milling systems, designed specifically for the dental laboratory industry. In addition, Ivoclar Vivadent also showcased the new patented IPS e.matrix holder that will allow laboratories the opportunity to process IPS e.max CAD restorations with unprecedented automation. The event concluded with an eclectic, high energy production that included music, dancing, and acrobatics.
“The dental industry is rapidly changing,” says Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent. “We believe that these changes will point the dental industry in a more digital direction with an emphasis on consistent high-quality materials, processes, and results. With collaborative partnership and strong leadership, we can connect to the heartbeat of innovation and see improved efficiencies and growth throughout our profession.”
The new state-of-the-art Wieland Zenotec select milling systems expand Ivoclar Vivadent’s all ceramic all options portfolio of all ceramic processing solutions. Depending on the laboratory’s workflow, Ivoclar Vivadent offers customized milling choices with many options. All Wieland Zenotec select systems provide 5-axis milling, a wide range of material options, a 16-position tool changer, high precision, and advanced Wieland Zenotec CAM software. High production laboratories have the option of an automated material changer that holds up to 8 materials that are managed using RFID technology. Available this summer, the Wieland Zenotec select WET with changer will hold up to 48 IPS e.max CAD for Zenotec blocks when combined with the IPS e.matrix holder.
“I’m very excited to see Ivoclar Vivadent taking the lead with this technology,” said Ivoclar Vivadent customer and key opinion leader Nelson Rego. “As a full-service, dental laboratory partner, Ivoclar Vivadent provides everything we need to be successful. They even provide full service warranty and production support via Wieland Precision Technology. They have a proven track record and are committed to make laboratories more efficient and profitable.”
About Ivoclar Vivadent
Ivoclar Vivadent is a global leader in innovative materials and processes for quality, esthetic dentistry. The company employs over 3000 people and operates in over 120 countries throughout the world. Ivoclar Vivadent is headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein. Its North American headquarters is based in Amherst, NY. For more information, call 1-800-533-6825 in the U.S., 1-800-263-8182 in Canada.