Nobel Biocare to end distribution of Gore Regenerative Products
Nobel Biocare will end distributing the regenerative dental products
from W.L.Gore & Associates, Inc., May 31, 2003. Sales of the Gore
regenerative products amounts to approximately two percent of Nobel
Biocare's total sales.
"Nobel Biocare considers regenerative techniques as an important
procedure for some indications of dental implant therapy and the company
is involved in several R&D ventures in this area. We are now free to
pursue other opportunities in the regenerative field ", says Heliane
Canepa, President & CEO of Nobel Biocare.
NOBEL BIOCARE HOLDING AG
For more information please contact:
Thomas Nortoft, VP Business Development, telephone +46 31 81 88 10 or
Gunilla Ekholtz, Investor Relations Officer, telephone +46 31 81 88 36.
Nobel Biocare is the world leader in innovative esthetic dental
solutions with the brands Brånemark System®, Replace® Select and
Nobel Biocare has around 1,300 employees and, in 2002 net sales totaled
EUR 311.2 million. The global headquarters are located in Gothenburg,
Sweden, while production takes place at four production sites in Sweden
and the USA. Nobel Biocare has its own sales organizations in 27
The shares of the parent company Nobel Biocare Holding AG are listed on
both the SWX Swiss Exchange and the Stockholm Stock Exchange.