ProDrive Systems announces exclusive distribution agreement with Patterson Dental Canada

Sept. 1, 2009
Patented ProDrive products provide handpiece performance and efficiency benefits for dentists.

MONTREAL, Canada-- ProDrive Systems has announced the launch of ProDrive products nationwide in Canada with an exclusive multimillion-dollar agreement through Patterson Dental Canada.

As Canada's largest dental products reseller, Patterson has operations in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Halifax, and Montreal.

The announcement from ProDrive comes with five years and $25 million invested in research and development, in partnership with industry manufacturers (Sirona, Meisinger, and SycoTec, an R&D spinoff of KaVo).

ProDrive products include the upgrade turbine for leading brand handpieces,
the patented triangular shank burs, and the ProDrive handpieces. The
product offering helps improve instrument cut speed, control and precision for dental handpieces.

ProDrive products have an engaged triangular drive system, a locking turbine, and bur design that helps outperform friction grip handpiece design.

"On the heels of a successful American launch in Q1 & Q2 2009, we saw a
great opportunity to introduce our products to the Canadian market," Richard
St-Pierre, president and CEO of ProDrive Systems.

"We are proud to have partnered with blue chip industry brands to develop and manufacture such a revolutionary product, and now our Canadian distribution agreement with the market leader, Patterson, is another indication of our growth and progress. We're proud to be working with the Patterson team to bring these products to Canadian dentists," added St-Pierre.

Andre Desjardins, CEO Patterson Canada, added: "Our ProDrive field trials
demonstrated valuable clinical benefits to the dentist and we are proud to
be ProDrive's exclusive reseller partner in Canada. Patterson Canada has a
legacy of successfully introducing new products to the North American market
and we look forward to an important and lasting partnership with ProDrive."

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