DENTSPLY International Inc. has acquired certain assets and the
business of PVI, Inc., doing business as PreVest, Inc., manufacturers
of investment materials used in the production of jewelry, dental and
industrial castings, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $2
million. The acquisition of this business is expected to add
approximately $2-3 million to DENTSPLY's annual sales. PreVest,
headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is a multi-industry manufacturer of
investment powders produced for the precision casting of nearly all
metal alloys. The company currently produces more than 75 different
high quality investment formulations and associated products for
their U.S. and international customers.
For additional information, call (717) 849-4243.