April 2, 2014
Septodont Brazil Ltda., a subsidiary of Septodont Holding announces the acquisition of TDV Dental Ltda., Pomerode, Santa Catarina, Brazil effective April 1, 2014. This move strengthens Septodont’s restorative footprint by adding a restorative accessory category to their growing dental restoratives line.
The acquisition provides Septodont with a solid manufacturing presence in Latin America. TDV will benefit from Septodont’s presence in 150 countries, giving TDV a broader global market.
Both Septodont Brazil Ltda. and TDV Dental Ltda. will continue to operate business as usual for the immediate future.
TDV Dental Ltda., under the ownership of Mr. Hans Frank, is a successful business and Septodont hopes to build on their success. Mr. Hans Frank has chosen to remain on as a special consultant to the new ownership. Alejandro Lareo has been named as General Manager of the new facility.
Septodont has over 80 years of experience dedicated to developing and manufacturing innovative products for dental professionals. Since its inception in 1932 it has manufactured a wide variety of products from local anesthetic cartridges, topical gels, and dental needles to obturation powders & pastes and innovative restorative solutions. They employ over 1,000 people and have manufacturing plants in France, North America, and India. They have an international distribution network that is dedicated to serving the needs of dental professionals in more than 150 countries.
TDV Dental Ltda. was founded 25 years ago to make innovative and high-quality products. From the beginning their focus has been on utilizing advanced technology and attracting highly talented individuals. They started in Brazil and quickly expanded, marketing their products in other countries. Today they manufacture a wide range of dental restorative auxiliary products which can be found in 65 countries.