National Dentex Corp., one of the largest owner/operators of dental
laboratories in the United States, recently announced the acquisition
of Creative Dental Ceramics Laboratory, effective March 1, 2001.
Creative had sales in excess of $1.5 million in its fiscal year ended
December 31, 2000. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "The
acquisition of Creative adds to our network a laboratory with an
outstanding reputation in the industry," said David Brown, president
& CEO of National Dentex. "Founded over 25 years ago by Ralph
Garding, Creative has grown through its ability to produce high
quality products while providing exceptional service to its clients.
We are excited to have Ralph and his team join the company and by the
opportunity it brings us to better service the Minneapolis dental