Prodways Group, a specialist in 3D printing and digital manufacturing solutions, announced a strategic distribution partnership with Dental Axess, an integrator of digital dental systems, thus expanding its global reach for its industry appraised MovingLight printer series and associated materials. The partnership will strengthen Prodways capacity to address large players in the dental industry who are printing high volumes of dental parts and require industrial production capacity, leading to more multi-printer installations.
Prodways will reinforce its presence in the dental market in Europe and North America and establish a commercial presence in Australia. The MovingLight printer and material line offered by Prodways has gained a strong momentum in the dental industry in recent years thanks to its unique combination of industrial productivity and accuracy. The technical quality of its systems and the expertise of its team led Dental Axess to choose Prodways as its preferred partner for high-volumes printers serving the dental market.
“Prodways’ printers offer customers a next level printing experience when it comes to scaling up digital manufacturing in the dental industry, especially in the clear aligner sector.” explains Per Claesson, CEO and Co-founder at Dental Axess. “The unique ability to print dozens of models within minutes while achieving superior precision even for the
most demanding applications will allow us to serve our customer base who is experiencing strong growth and needs to move to larger systems”.
Dental Axess has accompanied the fast-paced digitalization of the dental industry since its inception in 2011 and proposes a complete offer of CAD/CAM software, hardware and service for dental labs, clinics and industrial manufacturers. With offices in Switzerland, USA, Canada, Colombia and Australia, it serves thousands of dental professionals in 4 continents as a value-added reseller but also with in-house developed solutions.
“Dental Axess has an in-depth knowledge of the dental technologies, uniquely developed digital workflows and markets” says Alban d’Halluin, CEO at Prodways printers, “we are thrilled to partner which such an experienced team. We believe that their expertise in local markets will help accelerate Prodways sales and success with new customers”.
Prodways and Dental Axess partnership aims at strengthening the offer for industrial systems in the dental sector. With the increased penetration of intraoral scanners, the demand for large-scale manufacturing continues to surge on many applications: clear aligners for orthodontics, crowns & bridges for prosthetics, digital dentures, etc. Many
professionals turn to external experts to help them operate their digital transition.
Prodways and Dental Axess combined expertise will deliver a comprehensive approach to large scale printing of dental parts, allowing professionals to scale-up from desktop solutions to industrial printers as their activity continues to grow. Dental Axess will also integrate Prodways manufacturing system into its unique cloud based data management system Xflow, allowing for a seamless Scan to Print workflow using only web based technology. Xflow customers can manage their complete digital workflow, including case approval from doctors, with direct integration with intra-oral scanners and now also manufacturing through Prodways MovingLight printers.