DMI buys Dentaquip

Dublin dental supplier acquires Northern Irish supply company

Dublin-based dental supplier Dental Medical Ireland (DMI) has bought over Northern Irish dental supply company Dentaquip Limited

Dentaquip Ltd was founded more than 40 years ago and is based in Lisburn, co Antrim. It supplies a broad range of dental equipment consumables and after sales engineering services to dental practices and dental laboratories throughout the province.

A press statement from DMI said that the acquisition represents an “excellent strategic fit with DMI” as the two companies have similar distribution agreements with companies such as A-dec, Carestream, Dentsply and 3M Espe.

Pat O’Brien, CEO of DMI, said: “We are delighted to acquire such a reputable company. The acquisition of Dentaquip will expand the range of products and services available for Dentaquip’s customers, provide more opportunities for employees and create additional value for dental professionals in Northern Ireland.”

Over the coming months, DMI have stated that it intends to “rationalise some processes to ensure customers obtain the benefits of scale associated with both companies coming together”.

However, in the meantime, the company have assured customers that it is business as usual for both companies in terms of how they each interact with suppliers and customers.