The future of dentistry
Sirona is the world's largest manufacturer of dental technology and is the clear innovation leader in dentistry. As such, Sirona is the preferred partner for dental practices, clinics, dental laboratories and authorized distributors worldwide. The company develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of dental products, including, CAD/CAM restoration systems (CEREC), digital intra-oral, panoramic and 3D imaging systems, dental treatment centers, hand pieces and hygiene systems.
Sirona is the driving force behind technical progress in dentistry. Beginning with the invention of the first electrically powered dental drill in 1887, the company has consistently spearheaded technological developments. Sirona's product innovations set the standards for dental treatment and we are the global leader in the development of digital treatment modalities that drive improved workflow, a better patient experience and ultimately drive the success of dentists who incorporate Sirona technology within their practices.
Sirona employs a workforce of more than 3,000 at 25 locations world-wide, and markets its products in over 135 countries on all continents. The USA is Sirona's largest single market, followed by Germany, Western Europe and Asia. The company was spun-off from the Siemens Medical Technology Division in 1997 and, since 2006, has been listed on the US NASDAQ stock exchange (symbol: SIRO). In the last fiscal year (1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012) Sirona reported revenues of $979 million.
Sirona develops and manufactures the majority of its products in Bensheim, Germany, the largest research, development, and production location in the dental industry. Sirona currently employs more than 260 engineers and scientists and over the past six years has invested more than $250 million in R&D. It is this commitment to reinvesting in innovation that gives us confidence that Sirona technologies will continue to drive the advancement of dentistry.