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Henry Schein acquires CAP


Henry Schein's dental laboratory division, Zahn Dental, has acquired Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP).

Henry Schein, Inc. announced today that its laboratory supply business, Zahn Dental, acquired Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP). The addition of CAP to Henry Schein’s laboratory supply business will provide a full suite of innovative, interoperable solutions, services and support designed to meet the individual needs of dental laboratory customers.

Founded in 2010 with headquarters in Stoneham, Massachusetts, CAP had sales for 2015 of approximately $30 million and has more than 60 employees. CAP offers CAD/CAM equipment-including integrated milling systems, scanners and printers-as well as a full line of zirconia materials. CAP’s milling center features crowns, bridges, models, surgical guides and design services. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

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Bob Cohen, President and Co-Founder (and member of the Digital Esthetics Editorial Advisory Board), and Rob Nazzal, CEO and Co-Founder of CAP, will join Henry Schein and bring with them significant dental laboratory and digital dentistry experience. In a statement, Cohen and Nazzal said: "We are thrilled to join the Henry Schein team. By combining the expertise and strengths of each company into a single organization, we are confident that our partner laboratories will continue to receive best-in-class support, education and product offerings. We remain committed to our mission to helping labs thrive and look forward to strengthening our presence in the market."

“Our mission at Zahn Dental is to provide a superior customer experience by offering integrated solutions designed to enhance laboratory management efficiency, while helping our supplier partners to grow and prosper,” says Rita Acquafredda, Vice President and General Manager, Zahn Dental. “We are thrilled to welcome CAP to Team Schein and look forward to further strengthening Zahn’s presence in the dental laboratory market and expanding our product offering in the prosthetic segment of this business.” 

“CAP is a successful digital solutions provider to the dental laboratory market and their business is highly complementary to our Zahn Dental and Custom Milling Center business," adds Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "CAP will bring to Henry Schein a highly-trained and experienced customer service and training support team. In offering core laboratory products, digital products and milling services, Henry Schein will strengthen its relationships with dental laboratory customers, as well as with our laboratory supplier partners, as we continue to lead the transition to digital dental technology. We welcome Bob, Rob and their colleagues to Team Schein.”

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