Outsourcing

  • Lead Scare Brings Lab Work into the Public Eye

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    Foreign Dental Work Put to Test, an investigative report about lead found in restorations made in China was the talk of the industry when it aired in February 2008 on Ohio’s WBNS 10TV. The story...See more

  • The Philippine Connection: LMT's Ground-Breaking Interview

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    In October 1985, amidst rumblings that U.S. laboratories were farming work out to offshore laboratories, LMT brought the issue out into the open. Our interview with Jerry Doviack, CDT, Owner of California-based...See more

  • CAD/CAM Gamble Pays Off for Small Lab

    Kim Molinaro · Labs & Profiles · Nov 2013

    Last year, Bob Iuliano, CDT, invested about $80,000 in CAD/CAM equipment—and he hasn’t looked back since.

  • Market Watch: CAD/CAM Continues to Drive Subcontracting Business

    Kelly Fessel Carr · Industry News · Oct 2013

    The subcontracting market is strong, thanks to the ever-growing demand for digitally fabricated restorations and steady demand for cast partial frameworks.

  • Whip Mix Corp.: Supporting Labs in Transition to Digital Realm

    Kelly Fessel Carr · Industry News · Sep 2013

    A year ago, Whip Mix Corp. promoted its Vice President of Manufacturing, Jim Myers, to President of the company, succeeding Allen Steinbock, the grandson of Whip Mix Founder Edmund Steinbock, Sr. This...See more

  • Whip Mix Introduces Milling Services For Dental Laboratories

    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 18, 2013

    Whip Mix is proud to offer milling services for dental laboratories. Whether laboratories are in need of back-up milling or are building their digital workflow, Whip Mix Milling Services guarantees support...See more

  • Proto3000 and Core3dcentres Announce Strategic Partnership

    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · October 03, 2013

    Proto3000 and Core3dcentres (Core3d) are pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership through which they will jointly serve customers across Canada offering them their combined suite of...See more

  • Sirona's InLab SW 4.2

    Sirona Dental, Inc. · Product News · February 07, 2013

    Sirona's inLab SW 4.2 The power of innovation from Sirona continues with its introduction of the new inLab SW 4.2 at this year's LMT LAB DAY Chicago. Come and see how features like virtual articulation,...See more

  • Offshore Advertising in LMT?

    Tija Hunter, CDA · August 7, 2012

    I'm a dental assistant with expanded functions in prosthodontics. I learned a long time ago that technicians have so much to teach assistants and doctors. I've worked with many of them to keep communication...See more

  • Offshore Outsourcing: 'A Greed-Driven Business Model'

    LMT Communications, Inc. · August 7, 2012

    In response to Claus Dampmann's letter, Laborâ€"Not Material Costsâ€"is Key Factor Driving Selling Price of Chinese Crowns, in your June/July issue, please allow me to point out some things he failed...See more

  • Labor - Not Material Costs - is Key Factor Driving Selling Price of Chinese Crowns

    Claus Dampmann · June 15, 2012

    A counter viewpoint to those who have concerns about the materials being used in China.

  • The ROI Factor

    Bob Cohen, CDT · June 6, 2012

    Hi, Being a reseller of CAD CAM equipment we have found it to be very interesting that many decision makers in dental labs want help figuring out if it's the right time to buy. From a business perspective...See more

  • Letters to the Editor: Sold in China

    Devon Howe · February 15, 2012

    Dear LMT: Why is everything made in China? Here are some possible reasons: People in China work for very little money. The Chinese work ethic is extremely strong. The fundamental cost to manufacture...See more