A-dec, Newberg, Ore, a dental equipment manufacturer, has acquired the assets of Dean Dental Systems, a Midwest-based manufacturer of mechanical room solutions.

Dean Dental Systems manufacturers environmentally friendly dry vacuum systems, oil free compressors, and other products including remote controls, tandem vacuum systems, water safety valves, mini oil free compressors, and complete systems. The company also provides remote monitoring services for their mechanical room equipment. According to a press release from A-dec, the Dean Dental Guardian Remote Monitoring Service was the first dental manufacturer to live monitor mechanical room equipment.

“By expanding our products and services to include both the dental operatory and mechanical room, we can deliver reliable, creative solutions for the entire dental office,” said Marv Nelson, COO of A-dec. “Bringing the innovation that Dean Dental has accomplished under the roof of A-dec’s reputation for quality, reliability, and taking care of the customer will serve as a key differentiator.”

Dean Dental Systems’ manufacturing facility will remain in Fenton, Mo. The company’s employees, including co-owners Patrick Hertel and Bill Henning, will remain with the company under A-dec general management.