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Align Technology to Acquire Global Dental CAD/CAM Software Leader Exocad For €376M In Cash

exocad’s restorative expertise and dental CAD/CAM solutions broaden and strengthen Align’s digital dentistry platform for doctors, labs, and partners worldwide Expands the orthodontic market opportunity

Benzinga · 03/04/2020 21:00
  • exocad’s restorative expertise and dental CAD/CAM solutions broaden and strengthen Align’s digital dentistry platform for doctors, labs, and partners worldwide
  • Expands the orthodontic market opportunity for doctors by integrating clear aligner orthodontics and restorative treatment with flexible, reliable, and easy-to-use CAD/CAM software and digital workflows

SAN JOSE, Calif. and DARMSTADT, Germany, March 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Align) (NASDAQ:ALGN) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held exocad Global Holdings GmbH (exocad) for approximately EUR376 million in cash. exocad is a global leader in the dental CAD/CAM software market and offers fully integrated workflows to dental labs and dental practices via a broad customer base of partners, and resellers in over 150 countries.

The acquisition of exocad strengthens the Align digital platform that delivers innovative tools and features for diagnostic, restorative, implant, and orthodontic workflows. The acquisition brings exocad’s expertise in restorative dentistry, implantology, guided surgery, and smile design to the Align technology portfolio, extending Align’s Invisalign and iTero digital solutions and paving the way for new, seamless cross-discipline dentistry in lab and at chairside. exocad also broadens Align’s platform reach in digital dentistry with close to 200 partners and more than 35,000 licenses installed worldwide.