Presentation of Visalys® Core, a new core build-up material with Active-Connect-Technology, on the IDS in Cologne.
Launch of Visalys® Veneer Chairside: prefabricated veneers will be individualized and placed chairside in one session.
Launch of Visalys® Temp, which sets new standards in temporary crown and bridge materials.
January: Launch of Identium. A new impression material revolutionizes the single-step impression technique: Vinylsiloxanether®.
Introduction of Panasil® initial contact, the first A-silicone that produces high initial hydrophilic results.
Launch of the Plug & Press® Dispenser, an automatic mixing and dosing machine for foil bag materials, ratio 5:1.
February: Introduction of VISALYS® Whitening, the first German dual-chamber syringe system based on hydrogen peroxide.
February: Launch of Panasil® binetics putty.
The first genuine putty product available in a foil bag.
Introduction of the foil bag system Plug & Press® designed for the automatic mixing of impression materials at a ratio of 5:1; a new standard conquers the market.
Introduction of Kettosil®, one of the first A-silicones appropriate for anatomical impressions, for instance for the fabrication of temporary crowns and bridges.
Launch of a new bite registration material based on silicone, which subsequently attains a leading position in the global market: Futar® Occlusion.
Market rollout of Panasil® - a new class of impression material based on addition-curing silicones.
Launch of Lastic® 55, the world's first impression silicone.
Kettenbach Dental founded by August Kettenbach in Wissenbach, Germany on May 2nd.