AZ: Global Dental Science to Create 150 New Manufacturing Jobs in Scottsdale
2 Nov, 2011
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Global Dental Science LLC recently announced it is opening a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, at Scottsdale Airpark. The company expects to create 150 new jobs over the next year with an initial investment of $5 million.
"We are excited to make Scottsdale the home of our company headquarters and we are proud, particularly in this challenging economic environment, to be creating quality jobs that provide training in sustainable skills," said Tim Thompson, president of Global Dental Services.
Global Dental Science will manufacture a new product, AvaDent™ Digital Dentures, exclusively at the new, 27,000 square-foot facility. Using CAD/CAM technology, AvaDent™ Digital Dentures are made using laser scanners that take precise measurements of each denture patient’s needs and then create a custom-fit, digital prosthetic.
"I am very pleased that Global Dental selected the Scottsdale Airpark for their new manufacturing facility," said Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane. "They are an impressive addition to the growing number of industry leaders who call Scottsdale home. We welcome their 150 employees and look forward to hearing about their success in the years to come."
"Global Dental Science is yet another example of an innovative company choosing Greater Phoenix for its U.S manufacturing facility," said Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. "Company after company, the region is proving itself as an excellent place for growing businesses and taking them to the next level."
"The ACA is pleased Global Dental Science chose Scottsdale for its operations," said Don Cardon, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. "The ACA is committed to helping companies looking to establish their operations realize the incredible benefits this state has to offer. The innovative ideas of Global Dental are exactly the type of things Arizona wants in its backyard."
About Global Dental Science
Global Dental Science, LLC is a dental innovations company dedicated to improving dental procedures and outcomes through Process Automation.
About the City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale is a diverse city of about 230,000 people nationally known for its arts, tourism and quality of life. The city recently was named among the100 Best Communities for Young People by the Alliance for Youth. It's the home of the FBR Open golf tournament, the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction and the spring training site of the San Francisco Giants.
About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
A true public/private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for Greater Phoenix. Working with its 20 member communities, Maricopa County and 155private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today's global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, visit www.gpec.org.
About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority is dedicated to welcoming domestic and international businesses to Arizona and encouraging the expansion of existing businesses in the State. The agency maintains foreign trade offices in Canada, Asia, Europe and Mexico. The ACA will focus exclusively on business attraction, retention and expansion of Arizona’s strongest economic sectors including science/technology, aerospace/defense, renewable energies and small business/entrepreneurial expansion efforts. For more information visit www.azcommerce.com.