Patterson Dental Company has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Ellman International, Inc. Ellman designs, develops and manufactures innovative radio-surgical systems and devices for the dental, veterinary and medical markets.
Patterson Dental Company, a value-added distributor of dental products, equipment and services to dentists, dental laboratories, institutions and other healthcare providers, will support Ellman�s dental product line through more than 1,000 sales representatives and equipment/software specialists in the United States and Canada.
�We are very excited to add Ellman International as a key vendor partner of Patterson Dental,� said Rich Kochmann, Patterson�s Vice President of Marketing. �Radio-surgical products and services are among the fastest growing markets in dentistry today. Ellman�s high-quality products, with our single-source approach, will no doubt enhance the value we bring to our customers.�
Dr. Jon Garito, President of Ellman International, said the new strategic relationship positions both companies to offer the dental community a comprehensive sales and support process. �Patterson has a unique and effective sales, technical service and delivery system for our highly specialized dental products,� he said. �Dentists can feel secure that their trusted Patterson personnel will be there to support entire transitions, from purchase to installation.�
Ellman�s surgical devices are based on proprietary high-frequency technologies capable of cutting and coagulating soft tissues without trauma, which offers significant advantages over conventional surgical techniques.