Planmeca Group operates in the field of health care and consists of seven divisions: Planmeca Oy, Planmed Oy, Plandent Oy, LM-Instruments Oy, Opus Systemer AS, Triangle Furniture Systems Inc and E4D Technologies. The Group employs over 2,600 people worldwide and the turnover in 2013 was MEUR 680. The headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland.
Planmeca is the parent company of Planmeca Group, specialising in the design and manufacture of high technology dental equipment. The company's product
range includes dental units, panoramic and intraoral X-rays, digital 3D imaging X-ray systems, as well as CAD/CAM products and software solutions. The company has also pioneered in developing and marketing digital dental practice concepts that allow efficient and ergonomic information management. Planmeca Oy was established in 1971 and it is the world’s third largest dental equipment manufacturer and the largest privately owned company in the dental field today.
Planmed Oy, established in 1989, develops, manufactures and markets advanced imaging equipment and accessories for mammography and orthopedic imaging. Planmed's extensive mammography product range covers digital units including digital breast tomosynthesis, analog units, stereotactic biopsy devices and breast positioning systems for early detection of breast cancer. Within orthopedic 3D imaging Planmed offers extremity CT imaging with low radiation dose for quicker, easier and more accurate diagnosis at the point-of-care.
Plandent Oy is part of Plandent Division – the largest chain of modern dental supply houses in Northern Europe. Plandent Oy is a full-service dental supply company that provides dental practices and laboratories with dental equipment, instruments, materials and material management solutions, as well as installation and maintenance services. Plandent Oy, established in 1972, is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. The Plandent Division operates in Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, UK and the Baltic countries.
Norway-based Opus Systemer AS develops comprehensive software solutions for the dental market. The main product is Opus Dental, the most popular practice management solution in the Nordic countries, which supports the key dental treatment processes and the practice workflow. Founded in 1993, the company joined Planmeca Group by company acquisition in 2000.
LM-Instruments Oy develops, manufactures and markets dental hand instruments, orthodontic appliances, ultrasonic handpieces and more. The company is the fastest growing manufacturer of hand instruments in Europe and the market leader in the Nordic countries. Founded in 1973, LM-Instruments joined Planmeca Group by company acquisition in 1999.
E4D Technologies is an innovation leader in modern dental CAD/CAM solutions. Headquartered in the USA, in Richardson, Texas, the company is a high-tech medical device company focused on 3D digitising applications, successful entrepreneurship, and commercialization of new technologies. Planmeca became a co-owner of E4D Technologies in 2013.
Triangle Furniture Systems Inc. is a forerunner in dental practice cabinetry solutions and sterilization centres, which take into consideration the demanding hygiene requirements of the treatment environment. The company was founded in 1979 and became Planmeca’s subsidiary in 2005. Triangle is based in Montreal, Canada.