Young Innovations Buying Microbrush


Young Innovations Inc, a St. Louis company, said Tuesday it will pay $32 million to buy Microbrush Inc and Microbrush International Ltd.

Microbrush designs, develops, manufactures, and markets dental microapplicators used to apply a variety of materials to oral surfaces, including sealants, disclosing products, bonding agents, restorative materials, whitening products, and orthodontic brackets.

Microbrush has operations in Grafton, Wis; Orlando, Fla; and Dungarvan, Ireland. About 60% of Microbrush’s sales are outside the United States.

(UPI, August 1, 2006)