Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 22nd, 2005
Net sales increased 4.8% to $444.8 million compared to $424.4 million reported for the second quarter of 2004. Net sales, excluding precious metal content, increased 7.4% in the second quarter of 2005.
Solid sales in a number of product areas and through most geographic regions continued to drive the business forward. The German market remained weak from the impact of the changes in reimbursement for dental procedures; however it began showing some signs of improvement.
Net income from continuing operations for the second quarter...
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