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Mar
20
2017

The 2016 Business Year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2016 business year with sales revenues of CHF 775 million. Sales increased by 2.1% over the previous year. Expressed in local currencies, growth was 0.6%.

 
Mar
17
2017

Ivoclar Vivadent files complaints against GC Corporation and GC America

Ivoclar Vivadent, the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max® products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against GC Corporation and GC America, Inc. (collectively “GC”).

 
Feb
01
2017

Ivoclar Digital – Consolidated digital expertise

Ivoclar Digital is the name of a strong and focused new brand developed by Ivoclar Vivadent. It provides dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the-art professional expertise throughout the entire digital process chain. The concept behind the brand will be presented at IDS 2017.

 
Dec
12
2016

A Lively Platform with Practical Tips for Dentists

The new Dentist Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics, which are of interest to dentists in their work.

 
Dec
12
2016

A Lively Platform with Tips for the Dental Laboratory

The new Dental Technician Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics which are of interest to dental technicians in their work.

 
Oct
05
2016

New Senior Director Diego Gabathuler

As of 1 October 2016, Diego Gabathuler assumed responsibility for South and West Europe, Near and Middle East and Africa within the reorganized sales structure.

 
Aug
18
2016

Robert Ganley Listed Among Dentistry’s 10 Most Influential People

Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, was being named among dental technology’s 10 most influential people.

 
Jun
17
2016

3rd International Expert Symposium

About a thousand dentists and dental technicians from 47 countries attended the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent in Spain's capital Madrid. Thirteen renowned opinion leaders from academic institutions, dental practices and laboratories provided insights into the latest advancements in the field of "Modern restorative dentistry: Technology and esthetics".

 
Mar
29
2016

The 2015 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2015 business year with global sales revenues of CHF 759 million. In local currency terms, the growth rate was 5.9% over the previous year. Expressed in Swiss francs, however, sales revenues were 0.3% below the previous year due to the strong appreciation of the Swiss currency.

 
Mar
16
2016

New Managing Director at Ivoclar Vivadent KK Japan

Koji Kezuka will be taking over as the new Managing Director of Ivoclar Vivadent KK Japan based in Tokyo effective 1 April 2016. He succeeds Hideaki Kumazawa, who will be leaving the company.

 
Jan
27
2016

International Expert Symposium

Building on the success of the previous International Expert Symposiums in Berlin in 2012 and London in 2014, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the third symposium of this kind on 11 June 2016. The Spanish capital has been chosen as the venue. Dental professionals from around the world will have the opportunity to hear what noted speakers from the dental industry have to say on a wide range of subjects, and they will be able to share their experiences with fellow colleagues.

Madrid
 
Nov
04
2015

License agreement

Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss a lawsuit it filed against Heany Industries, Inc. after executing a settlement and license agreement with Heany Industries.

 
Oct
19
2015

Agreement on patent licensing

Ivoclar Vivadent and H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH announced today that they have arranged a license agreement that covers zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.

 
Sep
14
2015

New marketing office in Indonesia

To meet the needs and requirements of dental professionals from Indonesia and Southeast Asia, a new marketing office and International Center for Dental Education (ICDE) have recently been opened in Tangerang, Indonesia.

 
Jun
08
2015

New Chief Production Officer Markus Heinz

Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the production and logistics of the company since 2002.

 
May
11
2015

Donation to earthquake victims in Nepal

Dental manufacturer donates 100,000 Swiss francs for emergency relief and assistance in the re-establishment of dental health services.

 
Mar
09
2015

The 2014 business year

The overall sales revenues of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group amounted to 761 million Swiss francs in 2014. Its sales revenues in local currencies increased by 4.4 per cent compared to the previous year, while the growth rate in Swiss francs was 2 per cent.

 
Mar
09
2015

Ivoclar Vivadent AG

Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.

 
Jan
29
2015

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2015

Ivoclar Vivadent to show a strong trade show presence at IDS in Cologne with its latest innovations. Discover a world of innovations! This is the motto under which Ivoclar Vivadent would like to invite all visitors of the International Dental Show (IDS) to an exciting and informative tour into the world of dental medicine and dental technology of tomorrow.

 
Nov
03
2014

Settlement agreement with Dentsply

Since October of last year, Ivoclar Vivadent has been engaged in patent infringement litigation in the United States and Germany against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics U.S. LLC, and Degudent GmbH (“Dentsply”). Today, Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dentsply to settle the dispute.

 
Jul
02
2014

Reference publication celebrates its 10-year anniversary

In time for the company’s international symposium in London, Ivoclar Vivadent published the new issue of the renowned specialist magazine Reflect, 2/2014. For the last ten years, Reflect has offered dental professionals throughout the world a platform for debate and exchange.

Reflect
 
Jun
25
2014

2nd International Expert Symposium in London

Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts to an audience of 750 delegates on 14th June 2014.

 
May
16
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent executes Patent License Agreement with Henry Schein

On May 15, 2014 Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has recently licensed several of its patents to Henry Schein, Inc. The royalty-bearing license agreement enables Henry Schein to use the rights protected by United States Patent Nos. 7,604,759 and 8,141,217, and several related foreign patents that cover zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.

 
Apr
29
2014

New marketing office in Vienna

To intensify the support and services for Austrian customers, a new marketing office has been opened in Austria’s capital in May 2014. The new premises in the science and technology park Tech Gate Vienna comprise not only offices but also accommodate an International Center for Dental Education (ICDE).

 
Mar
12
2014

Michael Hammer new Managing Director of Wieland Dental

Michael Hammer takes over the management of Wieland Dental in Pforzheim. He succeeds Torsten Schwafert, who left the company at the end of February.

 
Mar
11
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent AG

Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.

 
Mar
06
2014

The 2013 business year

In the 2013 business year Ivoclar Vivadent increased its revenues by 14 per cent compared to the previous year.

 
Feb
21
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent settles its patent suit against Talladium with license agreement

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss its patent infringement lawsuit against Talladium after signing a license agreement covering certain zirconia discs sold or made by Talladium.

 
Feb
20
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent files ITC complaint against Dentsply

Ivoclar Vivadent (“Ivoclar”), the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Dentsply International and its affiliates.

 
Jan
23
2014

International Expert Symposium

Inspired by the success of the first International Expert Symposium held in Berlin in 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the second symposium of this kind on 14 June 2014. This time, the event will take place in London.

 
Nov
27
2013

High accolade for Robert Ganley

On 1 November 2013, Robert Ganley was inducted as Honorary Fellow into the International College of Dentists (ICD). The accolade was awarded in honour of Mr Ganley’s outstanding and meritorious service to the dental profession and community.

Robert Ganley
 
Nov
19
2013

Support for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines

Ivoclar Vivadent AG will donate 200,000 USD to support the people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan with immediate relief measures.

 
Oct
31
2013

Ivoclar Vivadent Files Patent Suit Against Dentsply and DeguDent GmbH

Ivoclar Vivadent, makers of IPS e.max® products, announced today that they have filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics, and DeguDent GmbH.

 
Oct
29
2013

Robert Ganley new Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation

The American College of Prosthodontists recognized Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley as Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation.

 
Oct
28
2013

Settlement of patent suit against Sagemax

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc. after signing a license agreement.

 
Oct
09
2013

New subsidiary in Russia

Ivoclar Vivadent has founded a subsidiary in Russia, enhancing its presence in growing markets.

 
Jul
04
2013

Awards show AACD

Ivoclar Vivadent has been recognized for excellence, innovation and leadership in cosmetic dentistry by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

 
May
14
2013

New Chief Technology Officer

Dr Thomas Hirt, Director of Organic Chemistry at Ivoclar Vivadent, will succeed Dr Volker Rheinberger as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the beginning of June 2013. Dr Rheinberger will step down from day-to-day operations and become a new member of the company’s Supervisory Board.

 
Apr
29
2013

Collaboration with Zimmer/Zfx

Ivoclar Vivadent has again expanded the partnership program with milling centres for digital dental applications. The latest member to the Authorized Milling Partner program is Zimmer/Zfx, an international supplier of CAD/CAM solutions.

 
Apr
03
2013

Ground-breaking ceremony for new production plant

In the presence of state and local government officials, Ivoclar Vivadent officially broke ground today for a new production plant at its premises in Bürs, Austria. Due to the increase in production capacity, 30 additional jobs will be created. The investment amounts to around five million euros.

 
Mar
14
2013

Collaboration with Camlog

Ivoclar Vivadent has entered into a collaboration agreement with Camlog under the Authorized Milling Partner program. This collaboration is an opportunity for dental laboratories to capitalize on the strengths of both companies. Whilst Ivoclar Vivadent is a leading company in esthetic prosthetic solutions, Camlog is a leading supplier of implant systems.

 
Mar
11
2013

The 2012 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the business year 2012 with a sales increase of 4%. The product segments of all-ceramics, equipment and luting materials were the main forces driving this growth.

 
Mar
11
2013

New product categories

Ivoclar Vivadent has divided its product portfolio into three major categories. This has been done with the aim of making it easier for dental professionals to find their way around the company’s product range. The categories have been created on the basis of the different treatment and working procedures in the dental office and laboratory.

Logo_New categories_e_V
 
Jan
29
2013

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent is inspired by a passion for practice-oriented products and market-specific innovations. The company is again demonstrating its innovative strength at this year’s IDS.

 
Jan
15
2013

Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired

After ten years as Sector Manager R&D Technologies at Ivoclar Vivadent, Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired in December 2012.

 
Nov
21
2012

Acquisition of Wieland Dental

With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

 
Nov
15
2012

New building

Ivoclar Vivadent AG has invested about 20 million Swiss Francs in its Headquarters in Schaan this year. The most recent project is the newly inaugurated building on the company premises, thus resolving the shortage of space.

 
Oct
01
2012

International Expert Symposium by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a prestigious professional education event in Berlin on 15 September 2012: At the International Expert Symposium, fourteen world renowned specialists discussed the topical theme of “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”.

 
Jun
05
2012

New Chief Financial Officer

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced that, effective 4 June 2012, Franz Berger has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Corporate Management of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group.

 
May
15
2012

International Expert Symposium

Under the heading “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”, Ivoclar Vivadent will hold an International Expert Symposium in Berlin on Saturday, 15 September 2012. The symposium is aimed at dentists and dental technicians.

Inserat_ExpertenSymposium_e
 
Apr
05
2012

The 2011 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent completed the year 2011 with very good sales in global market regions and key product categories. However, the appreciation of the Swiss franc weakened the positive result, leading to a sales drop of 4%.

 
Mar
08
2012

Website for mobile phone or tablet PC

The Ivoclar Vivadent website has been optimized to feature a format compatible with mobile phones and tablet PCs. Users can now access the content of the website much more easily and conveniently while on the road.

Mobile compatible website
 
Mar
21
2011

The 2010 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent looks back on a highly successful business year 2010. The company achieved double-digit growth in all markets in which it operates. All-ceramics was again the most important growth driver.

 
Mar
21
2011

Partnership program

The trend towards CAD/CAM applications for digital dental technology products is still going very strong. Ivoclar Vivadent therefore expands its partnership program to include national and international milling centres for digital dental solutions.

 
Feb
07
2011

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2011

The innovations which Ivoclar Vivadent will present at IDS 2011 will focus on the competence areas all-ceramics, direct restoratives and implant prosthetics. The IPS e.max system has been further developed, and the company will introduce a new ingot for the press technique and launch new materials for chairside procedures as well as a multimedia tool for cementation applications.

 
Apr
01
2010

The 2009 business year

Although the business year 2009 was significantly impacted by the global recession Ivoclar Vivadent achieved market growth in its leading innovative product categories while experiencing some sales declines in traditional product areas.

 
Jan
21
2010

Ivoclar Vivadent donates to victims of the earthquake in Haiti

Ivoclar Vivadent AG will contribute 300,000 Swiss franks to a fund-raising campaign organized by the Red Cross organization of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Given the dramatic situation of the people in Haiti and their urgent need for help, Ivoclar Vivadent AG is glad to support this campaign.

 
Jan
11
2010

Ivoclar Vivadent cooperates with Noble Biocare

Ivoclar Vivadent announced today a materials partnership with Nobel Biocare. This partnership allows dentists and laboratory technicians to benefit from the market-leading esthetic, restorative and prosthetic systems strengths of both companies.

 
Mar
23
2009

The 2008 business year

The Ivoclar Vivadent group can look back on a successful 2008 business year and continues to increase its market share. These positive results were made possible by the introduction of innovative technologies in the field of all-ceramic restorative materials and composites.

 
Jan
28
2009

IDS 2009: the innovations of Ivoclar Vivadent

The core topics covered by Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2009 will be all-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant prosthetics. On an exhibition space of more than 600 sqm, Ivoclar Vivadent will showcase important product developments and innovations. A live stage where a top lineup of international professionals will be sharing their knowledge underlines the communication and science orientation of the company.

 
Mar
20
2007

News and highlights at IDS 2007

The same factors that characterized Ivoclar Vivadent in 1923 are still success factors of the internationally successful dental company: passion, vision and innovation. These three words convey a clear message, which is reflected in the entire IDS presentation of the Liechtenstein-based company.

 
Mar
19
2007

Successful business presence of Ivoclar Vivadent on the Russian market

Ivoclar Vivadent has been doing successful business on the Russian market for 32 years. At present, the Ivoclar Vivadent core team in Russia encompasses a total of 12 staff. At the beginning of this year, Markus Gilgen was appointed sales director for the CIS states.

 
Feb
06
2007

Ivoclar Vivadent as "futuristic" materials expert at IDS

All-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant superstructures are the highlights of Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS in Cologne in March 2007. The Liechtenstein-based company will present a "futuristic" 600-m2 booth that can be experienced with all your senses and a "visionary" concept.

 
Jan
18
2007

The 2006 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent achieved a 2006 sales increase of 11% over the 2005 level completing a very successful business year. The international Ivoclar Vivadent group of companies recorded worldwide sales of 581 million swiss francs (370 million euros).

 
20. Mar 2017

The 2016 Business Year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2016 business year with sales revenues of CHF 775 million. Sales increased by 2.1% over the previous year. Expressed in local currencies, growth was 0.6%.

 
17. Mar 2017

Ivoclar Vivadent files complaints against GC Corporation and GC America

Ivoclar Vivadent, the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max® products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against GC Corporation and GC America, Inc. (collectively “GC”).

 
01. Feb 2017

Ivoclar Digital – Consolidated digital expertise

Ivoclar Digital is the name of a strong and focused new brand developed by Ivoclar Vivadent. It provides dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the-art professional expertise throughout the entire digital process chain. The concept behind the brand will be presented at IDS 2017.

 
12. Dec 2016

A Lively Platform with Practical Tips for Dentists

The new Dentist Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics, which are of interest to dentists in their work.

 
12. Dec 2016

A Lively Platform with Tips for the Dental Laboratory

The new Dental Technician Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics which are of interest to dental technicians in their work.

 
05. Oct 2016

New Senior Director Diego Gabathuler

As of 1 October 2016, Diego Gabathuler assumed responsibility for South and West Europe, Near and Middle East and Africa within the reorganized sales structure.

 
18. Aug 2016

Robert Ganley Listed Among Dentistry’s 10 Most Influential People

Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, was being named among dental technology’s 10 most influential people.

 
17. Jun 2016

3rd International Expert Symposium

About a thousand dentists and dental technicians from 47 countries attended the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent in Spain's capital Madrid. Thirteen renowned opinion leaders from academic institutions, dental practices and laboratories provided insights into the latest advancements in the field of "Modern restorative dentistry: Technology and esthetics".

 
29. Mar 2016

The 2015 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2015 business year with global sales revenues of CHF 759 million. In local currency terms, the growth rate was 5.9% over the previous year. Expressed in Swiss francs, however, sales revenues were 0.3% below the previous year due to the strong appreciation of the Swiss currency.

 
16. Mar 2016

New Managing Director at Ivoclar Vivadent KK Japan

Koji Kezuka will be taking over as the new Managing Director of Ivoclar Vivadent KK Japan based in Tokyo effective 1 April 2016. He succeeds Hideaki Kumazawa, who will be leaving the company.

 
27. Jan 2016

International Expert Symposium

Building on the success of the previous International Expert Symposiums in Berlin in 2012 and London in 2014, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the third symposium of this kind on 11 June 2016. The Spanish capital has been chosen as the venue. Dental professionals from around the world will have the opportunity to hear what noted speakers from the dental industry have to say on a wide range of subjects, and they will be able to share their experiences with fellow colleagues.

Madrid
 
04. Nov 2015

License agreement

Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss a lawsuit it filed against Heany Industries, Inc. after executing a settlement and license agreement with Heany Industries.

 
19. Oct 2015

Agreement on patent licensing

Ivoclar Vivadent and H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH announced today that they have arranged a license agreement that covers zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.

 
14. Sep 2015

New marketing office in Indonesia

To meet the needs and requirements of dental professionals from Indonesia and Southeast Asia, a new marketing office and International Center for Dental Education (ICDE) have recently been opened in Tangerang, Indonesia.

 
08. Jun 2015

New Chief Production Officer Markus Heinz

Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the production and logistics of the company since 2002.

 
11. May 2015

Donation to earthquake victims in Nepal

Dental manufacturer donates 100,000 Swiss francs for emergency relief and assistance in the re-establishment of dental health services.

 
09. Mar 2015

The 2014 business year

The overall sales revenues of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group amounted to 761 million Swiss francs in 2014. Its sales revenues in local currencies increased by 4.4 per cent compared to the previous year, while the growth rate in Swiss francs was 2 per cent.

 
09. Mar 2015

Ivoclar Vivadent AG

Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.

 
29. Jan 2015

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2015

Ivoclar Vivadent to show a strong trade show presence at IDS in Cologne with its latest innovations. Discover a world of innovations! This is the motto under which Ivoclar Vivadent would like to invite all visitors of the International Dental Show (IDS) to an exciting and informative tour into the world of dental medicine and dental technology of tomorrow.

 
03. Nov 2014

Settlement agreement with Dentsply

Since October of last year, Ivoclar Vivadent has been engaged in patent infringement litigation in the United States and Germany against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics U.S. LLC, and Degudent GmbH (“Dentsply”). Today, Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dentsply to settle the dispute.

 
02. Jul 2014

Reference publication celebrates its 10-year anniversary

In time for the company’s international symposium in London, Ivoclar Vivadent published the new issue of the renowned specialist magazine Reflect, 2/2014. For the last ten years, Reflect has offered dental professionals throughout the world a platform for debate and exchange.

Reflect
 
25. Jun 2014

2nd International Expert Symposium in London

Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts to an audience of 750 delegates on 14th June 2014.

 
16. May 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent executes Patent License Agreement with Henry Schein

On May 15, 2014 Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has recently licensed several of its patents to Henry Schein, Inc. The royalty-bearing license agreement enables Henry Schein to use the rights protected by United States Patent Nos. 7,604,759 and 8,141,217, and several related foreign patents that cover zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.

 
29. Apr 2014

New marketing office in Vienna

To intensify the support and services for Austrian customers, a new marketing office has been opened in Austria’s capital in May 2014. The new premises in the science and technology park Tech Gate Vienna comprise not only offices but also accommodate an International Center for Dental Education (ICDE).

 
12. Mar 2014

Michael Hammer new Managing Director of Wieland Dental

Michael Hammer takes over the management of Wieland Dental in Pforzheim. He succeeds Torsten Schwafert, who left the company at the end of February.

 
11. Mar 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent AG

Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.

 
06. Mar 2014

The 2013 business year

In the 2013 business year Ivoclar Vivadent increased its revenues by 14 per cent compared to the previous year.

 
21. Feb 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent settles its patent suit against Talladium with license agreement

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss its patent infringement lawsuit against Talladium after signing a license agreement covering certain zirconia discs sold or made by Talladium.

 
20. Feb 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent files ITC complaint against Dentsply

Ivoclar Vivadent (“Ivoclar”), the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Dentsply International and its affiliates.

 
23. Jan 2014

International Expert Symposium

Inspired by the success of the first International Expert Symposium held in Berlin in 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the second symposium of this kind on 14 June 2014. This time, the event will take place in London.

 
27. Nov 2013

High accolade for Robert Ganley

On 1 November 2013, Robert Ganley was inducted as Honorary Fellow into the International College of Dentists (ICD). The accolade was awarded in honour of Mr Ganley’s outstanding and meritorious service to the dental profession and community.

Robert Ganley
 
19. Nov 2013

Support for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines

Ivoclar Vivadent AG will donate 200,000 USD to support the people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan with immediate relief measures.

 
31. Oct 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent Files Patent Suit Against Dentsply and DeguDent GmbH

Ivoclar Vivadent, makers of IPS e.max® products, announced today that they have filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics, and DeguDent GmbH.

 
29. Oct 2013

Robert Ganley new Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation

The American College of Prosthodontists recognized Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley as Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation.

 
28. Oct 2013

Settlement of patent suit against Sagemax

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc. after signing a license agreement.

 
09. Oct 2013

New subsidiary in Russia

Ivoclar Vivadent has founded a subsidiary in Russia, enhancing its presence in growing markets.

 
04. Jul 2013

Awards show AACD

Ivoclar Vivadent has been recognized for excellence, innovation and leadership in cosmetic dentistry by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

 
14. May 2013

New Chief Technology Officer

Dr Thomas Hirt, Director of Organic Chemistry at Ivoclar Vivadent, will succeed Dr Volker Rheinberger as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the beginning of June 2013. Dr Rheinberger will step down from day-to-day operations and become a new member of the company’s Supervisory Board.

 
29. Apr 2013

Collaboration with Zimmer/Zfx

Ivoclar Vivadent has again expanded the partnership program with milling centres for digital dental applications. The latest member to the Authorized Milling Partner program is Zimmer/Zfx, an international supplier of CAD/CAM solutions.

 
03. Apr 2013

Ground-breaking ceremony for new production plant

In the presence of state and local government officials, Ivoclar Vivadent officially broke ground today for a new production plant at its premises in Bürs, Austria. Due to the increase in production capacity, 30 additional jobs will be created. The investment amounts to around five million euros.

 
14. Mar 2013

Collaboration with Camlog

Ivoclar Vivadent has entered into a collaboration agreement with Camlog under the Authorized Milling Partner program. This collaboration is an opportunity for dental laboratories to capitalize on the strengths of both companies. Whilst Ivoclar Vivadent is a leading company in esthetic prosthetic solutions, Camlog is a leading supplier of implant systems.

 
11. Mar 2013

The 2012 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the business year 2012 with a sales increase of 4%. The product segments of all-ceramics, equipment and luting materials were the main forces driving this growth.

 
11. Mar 2013

New product categories

Ivoclar Vivadent has divided its product portfolio into three major categories. This has been done with the aim of making it easier for dental professionals to find their way around the company’s product range. The categories have been created on the basis of the different treatment and working procedures in the dental office and laboratory.

Logo_New categories_e_V
 
29. Jan 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent is inspired by a passion for practice-oriented products and market-specific innovations. The company is again demonstrating its innovative strength at this year’s IDS.

 
15. Jan 2013

Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired

After ten years as Sector Manager R&D Technologies at Ivoclar Vivadent, Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired in December 2012.

 
21. Nov 2012

Acquisition of Wieland Dental

With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

 
15. Nov 2012

New building

Ivoclar Vivadent AG has invested about 20 million Swiss Francs in its Headquarters in Schaan this year. The most recent project is the newly inaugurated building on the company premises, thus resolving the shortage of space.

 
01. Oct 2012

International Expert Symposium by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a prestigious professional education event in Berlin on 15 September 2012: At the International Expert Symposium, fourteen world renowned specialists discussed the topical theme of “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”.

 
05. Jun 2012

New Chief Financial Officer

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced that, effective 4 June 2012, Franz Berger has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Corporate Management of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group.

 
15. May 2012

International Expert Symposium

Under the heading “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”, Ivoclar Vivadent will hold an International Expert Symposium in Berlin on Saturday, 15 September 2012. The symposium is aimed at dentists and dental technicians.

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05. Apr 2012

The 2011 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent completed the year 2011 with very good sales in global market regions and key product categories. However, the appreciation of the Swiss franc weakened the positive result, leading to a sales drop of 4%.

 
08. Mar 2012

Website for mobile phone or tablet PC

The Ivoclar Vivadent website has been optimized to feature a format compatible with mobile phones and tablet PCs. Users can now access the content of the website much more easily and conveniently while on the road.

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21. Mar 2011

The 2010 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent looks back on a highly successful business year 2010. The company achieved double-digit growth in all markets in which it operates. All-ceramics was again the most important growth driver.

 
21. Mar 2011

Partnership program

The trend towards CAD/CAM applications for digital dental technology products is still going very strong. Ivoclar Vivadent therefore expands its partnership program to include national and international milling centres for digital dental solutions.

 
07. Feb 2011

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2011

The innovations which Ivoclar Vivadent will present at IDS 2011 will focus on the competence areas all-ceramics, direct restoratives and implant prosthetics. The IPS e.max system has been further developed, and the company will introduce a new ingot for the press technique and launch new materials for chairside procedures as well as a multimedia tool for cementation applications.

 
01. Apr 2010

The 2009 business year

Although the business year 2009 was significantly impacted by the global recession Ivoclar Vivadent achieved market growth in its leading innovative product categories while experiencing some sales declines in traditional product areas.

 
21. Jan 2010

Ivoclar Vivadent donates to victims of the earthquake in Haiti

Ivoclar Vivadent AG will contribute 300,000 Swiss franks to a fund-raising campaign organized by the Red Cross organization of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Given the dramatic situation of the people in Haiti and their urgent need for help, Ivoclar Vivadent AG is glad to support this campaign.

 
11. Jan 2010

Ivoclar Vivadent cooperates with Noble Biocare

Ivoclar Vivadent announced today a materials partnership with Nobel Biocare. This partnership allows dentists and laboratory technicians to benefit from the market-leading esthetic, restorative and prosthetic systems strengths of both companies.

 
23. Mar 2009

The 2008 business year

The Ivoclar Vivadent group can look back on a successful 2008 business year and continues to increase its market share. These positive results were made possible by the introduction of innovative technologies in the field of all-ceramic restorative materials and composites.

 
28. Jan 2009

IDS 2009: the innovations of Ivoclar Vivadent

The core topics covered by Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2009 will be all-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant prosthetics. On an exhibition space of more than 600 sqm, Ivoclar Vivadent will showcase important product developments and innovations. A live stage where a top lineup of international professionals will be sharing their knowledge underlines the communication and science orientation of the company.

 
20. Mar 2007

News and highlights at IDS 2007

The same factors that characterized Ivoclar Vivadent in 1923 are still success factors of the internationally successful dental company: passion, vision and innovation. These three words convey a clear message, which is reflected in the entire IDS presentation of the Liechtenstein-based company.

 
19. Mar 2007

Successful business presence of Ivoclar Vivadent on the Russian market

Ivoclar Vivadent has been doing successful business on the Russian market for 32 years. At present, the Ivoclar Vivadent core team in Russia encompasses a total of 12 staff. At the beginning of this year, Markus Gilgen was appointed sales director for the CIS states.

 
06. Feb 2007

Ivoclar Vivadent as "futuristic" materials expert at IDS

All-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant superstructures are the highlights of Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS in Cologne in March 2007. The Liechtenstein-based company will present a "futuristic" 600-m2 booth that can be experienced with all your senses and a "visionary" concept.

 
18. Jan 2007

The 2006 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent achieved a 2006 sales increase of 11% over the 2005 level completing a very successful business year. The international Ivoclar Vivadent group of companies recorded worldwide sales of 581 million swiss francs (370 million euros).