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Appointment of Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland

Appointment of Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 06:40 GMT

The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Government of the Republic of Finland, has appointed Mr Karl Heikki Kyöstilä as Singapore’s Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland..

New appointments in Plandent Division management

New appointments in Plandent Division management

News   •   Apr 10, 2018 13:17 GMT

Planmeca Group is pleased to announce new appointments in the management team of Plandent Division.

Finland’s CTOs of the year announced: Vesa Varjonen of Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä of MetGen have contributed to the renewal of Finnish industry

Finland’s CTOs of the year announced: Vesa Varjonen of Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä of MetGen have contributed to the renewal of Finnish industry

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 09:22 GMT

​Vesa Varjonen, Vice President of Research and Technology at Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä, CTO of MetGen have been chosen as CTOs of the Year 2018. The CTO of the Year Awards are given by Spinverse together with Technology Industries of Finland and Business Finland to highlight the importance of Chief Technology Officers work on the future competitiveness of Finnish industries.

Planmeca equips mobile dental clinics visiting schools in Poland

Planmeca equips mobile dental clinics visiting schools in Poland

Blog posts   •   Jan 18, 2018 08:35 GMT

Planmeca is contributing to a campaign organised by Poland’s Ministry of Health that promotes health and cares for teeth at schools across the country.

Planmeca challenged hackers to reshape the future of dentistry

Planmeca challenged hackers to reshape the future of dentistry

Blog posts   •   Jan 12, 2018 10:29 GMT

Last November Junction 2017 – Europe’s largest hackathon – gathered 1500 participants from around the world to take part in technology challenges set by the event’s company partners. Planmeca had the pleasure of being the Junction 2017 Health Technology Chief Partner.

Planmeca CALM™ receives Innovation 2017 honorary mention

Planmeca CALM™ receives Innovation 2017 honorary mention

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 07:20 GMT

The dental industry Innovation award will once again be handed out at this month’s Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition in Helsinki, Finland. The new Planmeca CALM™ algorithm has received the Innovation 2017 honorary mention.

Planmeca part of the CleverHealth Network innovation ecosystem

Planmeca part of the CleverHealth Network innovation ecosystem

News   •   Oct 25, 2017 13:48 GMT

There is a growing need and demand for innovative digital health solutions. This is the basis on which Finland’s new innovation ecosystem, CleverHealth Network, builds upon. The network is coordinated by the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, and it brings to together health technology knowhow of companies such as Planmeca, healthcare professionals, and the precise healthcare data of HUS.

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2017 11:23 GMT

Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary as an independent state all through 2017. Culminating in the Finland 100 centenary programme, the year has so far seen events, collaborations, projects, and innovations which have honoured the occasion and Finnish expertise. At Planmeca, the centennial has been marked by exciting new product releases, co-operations, donations, and events.

Planmeca's fully digital implant workflow on display at EAO 2017 in Madrid

Planmeca's fully digital implant workflow on display at EAO 2017 in Madrid

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:24 GMT

Planmeca will be at EAO 2017 in Madrid to present its solution for a fully digital open implant workflow. Our comprehensive product range allows users to do everything from scanning to designing and manufacturing with just one software platform. The newest addition to our implant workflow is implant guide design – including a fully open STL export option for 3D printing.

Kyöstilä and Nakao became Honorary Doctors of Medicine

Kyöstilä and Nakao became Honorary Doctors of Medicine

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 08:33 GMT

Planmeca Group’s President and founder, Heikki Kyöstilä, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate of medicine at the University of Oulu, one of the largest universities in Finland. Kyöstilä was awarded the honorary doctorate in recognition of his contribution to the field of dentistry and oral health and its development.

“The comfort of the chair makes a real difference” – Planmeca dental units improve performance at Chilean clinic

“The comfort of the chair makes a real difference” – Planmeca dental units improve performance at Chilean clinic

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2017 13:38 GMT

Dr. Edgar Berg has been using Planmeca Compact™ i dental units at his private practice in Temuco, Chile, for over a year now. The experience has been a positive one and provided Dr. Berg and his staff with instant benefits. See what he has to say!

Interview: Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes believes in high technology and continuous learning

Interview: Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes believes in high technology and continuous learning

Blog posts   •   Jun 05, 2017 10:23 GMT

Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes took over the French branch of Planmeca Group last summer. Since then, he has been busy managing Planmeca’s network of French distributors as well as preparing for the opening of the company’s beautiful new premises in Nantes.

Planmeca honours Finnish and Serbian dental expertise in Belgrade

Planmeca honours Finnish and Serbian dental expertise in Belgrade

Blog posts   •   May 08, 2017 08:43 GMT

As Finland continues to celebrate 100 years of independence, Planmeca continues to spread the word on Finnish innovation around the world. In Belgrade, Planmeca recently honoured both Finnish technological expertise as well as Serbian dental professionals with a dentistry seminar in conjunction with the Finland 100 centenary year.

W&H and Planmeca set for further expansion in India: Official opening of joint branch office in Bangalore

W&H and Planmeca set for further expansion in India: Official opening of joint branch office in Bangalore

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 12:37 GMT

​Since September 1st 2016 the two family-run businesses W&H and Planmeca have joined forces on the Indian dental market. A substantial component of the cooperation was the establishment of a joint branch office in Bangalore. On the 20th of April 2017 the new office was officially opened by W&H President Peter Malata and Planmeca President Heikki Kyöstilä.

Planmeca donates to University of Eastern Finland

Planmeca donates to University of Eastern Finland

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:20 GMT

Planmeca is participating in the Invest in a bright future (Tiedosta hyvä tulevaisuus) campaign of the University of Eastern Finland by donating €100,000 to the study of medicine and pharmacy at the university. The University of Eastern Finland has a long history of collaboration with Planmeca in both educational solutions and research in the field of dentistry.

IDS 2017: Exciting Planmeca innovations at the world's largest dental show

IDS 2017: Exciting Planmeca innovations at the world's largest dental show

News   •   Mar 01, 2017 09:14 GMT

​Less than three weeks to go before International Dental Show (IDS) 2017 kicks off. Every two years, IDS draws thousands of visitors and exhibitors from all over the world to the world's largest dental show in Cologne, Germany. More than 140,000 visitors and 2,300 exhibitors are expected to the event this year – more than ever before!

Planmeca Group celebrates excellence in imaging in Budapest

Planmeca Group celebrates excellence in imaging in Budapest

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2017 08:27 GMT

As Finland celebrates 100 years of independence, Planmeca Group and Hungarian medical professionals gathered at the Embassy of Finland in Budapest to pay tribute to the latest advances in Finnish health tech expertise and imaging technology.

Planmeca, HUS and University of Helsinki deepen research cooperation

Planmeca, HUS and University of Helsinki deepen research cooperation

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2017 07:54 GMT

Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has signed a cooperation agreement with the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and the University of Helsinki. The new agreement aims to advance the research and development of new health care solutions, to deepen existing cooperation and facilitate information sharing between the parties.

Interview: For Planmeca USA’s new president, the digital future of dentistry is already here

Interview: For Planmeca USA’s new president, the digital future of dentistry is already here

Blog posts   •   Jan 20, 2017 10:34 GMT

As Planmeca USA’s long-standing president Robert Pienkowski goes into retirement, the company’s Vice President of Sales Brett Hines gets set to take his place at the helm. Hines himself says he is ready to take the company to the next level.

Planmeca celebrates 100 years of Finnish independence: ”Finland is an exceptional breeding ground for health tech innovations”

Planmeca celebrates 100 years of Finnish independence: ”Finland is an exceptional breeding ground for health tech innovations”

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2017 11:59 GMT

In honour of the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, Planmeca is investing in high quality education and research with a sizable donation to Aalto University. The company is also an official partner of the Finland 100 centenary year.