The partnership includes joint venture company Maxon dental, based near Freiburg, Germany, that will develop and produce CIM components for Straumann.
Under the terms of the agreement, Straumann will obtain a 49% stake in Maxon Dental—subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office—and has an option to increase its equity stake to full ownership in 2026. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Maxon Motor has 20 years experience in CIM for mechanical precision parts. During the past 10 years, Maxon Motor has broadened the application of its CIM technology to include dental implants and owns various patent applications and patents. The partnership provides Straumann with access to this exciting technology and corresponding expertise.
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