Jim Buchanan is the Director of National Accounts for the 3M Digital Oral Care business of 3M ESPE in St. Paul, MN. He has held several sales and marketing positions within 3M ESPE and the Digital Oral Care business over the last 12 years, and was responsible for the 2002 launch of the Lava™ Crowns and Bridges business for the U.S.
Touting its productivity and efficiency, 30% of respondents to LMT's 2012 Wage Survey say their direct labor percentage is declining as a result of using digital equipment; 25% say that although it hasn't changed yet, they expect it will decline in the future.
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