Planmeca Group, a group of companies in the field of health care, consists of six divisions: Planmeca Oy, Planmed Oy, Plandent Oy, LM-Instruments Oy, Opus Systemer AS and Triangle Furniture Systems Inc. The Group employs approximately 2,400 people worldwide and the 2012 estimated turnover amounts to MEUR 750. Planmeca Group is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.
Planmeca Oy, the parent company of the Planmeca Group, was established in 1971. Planmeca specialises in the design and manufacture of high technology dental equipment, including dental units, panoramic and intraoral X-rays, as well as leading digital 3D imaging X-ray systems and software solutions. The company has also pioneered in developing and marketing digital dental practice concepts that allow efficient and ergonomic information management. Planmeca Oy is the world’s third largest dental equipment manufacturer and the largest privately owned company in the dental field.
Planmed Oy, established in 1989, develops, manufactures and markets advanced imaging equipment and accessories for mammography and orthopedic imaging. Planmed's extensive mammography product range covers digital and analog units, stereotactic biopsy devices and breast positioning systems for early detection of breast cancer. Within orthopedic 3D imaging Planmed offers low dose extremity CT imaging for quicker, easier and more accurate diagnosis at the point-of-care.
Plandent Oy is a full-service dental supply company that provides dental practices and laboratories with equipment, instruments, and materials, as well as installation and maintenance service. The Finnish Plandent Oy, established in 1972, operates in Helsinki, Finland and is part of European Plandent Division – a chain of modern dental supply houses, providing services to all dental professionals. With headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, Plandent Division operates in Scandinavia, Germany, Netherlands, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Austria, and the Baltic Counties.
LM-Instruments Oy develops, manufactures and markets dental hand instruments and their supplementary products. The company is the fastest growing manufacturer of hand instruments in Europe and the market leader in the Nordic countries. LM-Instruments joined Planmeca Group by company acquisition in 1999.
Opus Systemer AS develops software solutions to dentists in the Nordic dental market. The company joined Planmeca Group by company acquisition in 2000. Opus Systemer’s main product is Opus Dental, the most widespread practice management solution in the Nordic countries, which supports the key dental treatment processes and the practice workflow. Opus Systemer is based in Oslo, Norway.
Triangle Furniture Systems Inc. is Planmeca’s subsidiary since 2005 and based in Montreal, Canada. The company designs dental practice cabinetry solutions and sterilization centres, which take into consideration the demanding hygiene requirements of dental practice.