Solmetex signed an agreement to acquire dental unit water line infection control provider Sterisil.

Solmetex, a provider of amalgam separators and other waste compliance products, announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire dental unit water line infection control products provider Sterisil.

The agreement includes a commitment to strengthen and expand partnerships built over a combined fifty years, driving more effective compliance with water treatment requirements for individual dental practices and dental service organizations.

Sterisil brings 25 years of experience p in dental waterline infection control. As part of the Solmetex platform, it will expand and strengthen its ability to develop and implement transformational technologies.

The two companies will continue to be focused on clean water, safety, and waste recycling solutions to improve the ecological impact of caring for patients within the dental category.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for Solmetex, and I am confident that adding Sterisil to our platform will ensure growth and expansion opportunities as we continue to deliver excellent customer service and high-quality, reliable products,” said Gene Dorff, Solmetex chief executive officer. “I look forward to collaborating with the team to develop and execute our strategic vision for a successful future.”

Solmetex is a portfolio company of Avista Capital Partners, which, together with other shareholders, provides equity capital, operational oversight, and strategic counsel to help ensure the success of the newly combined company.

“We were meticulous in our search for a partner that would ensure Sterisil’s next chapter combined the best of our proud legacy with the resources, potential, and platform to help us launch our next phase of growth and diversification,” said Theresa Downs, Sterisil’s vice president and co-owner. “Solmetex delivers on all accounts, and I am certain both companies will provide environmentally sound, effective, and safe products for the dental industry.”

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