Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) acts in implant and restorative dentistry and oral tissue regeneration. Recently, Straumann entered the fast-growing field of restorative dentistry through the acquisition of etkon, an emerging force in CAD/CAM based tooth replacement. Straumann offers surgical, restorative and regenerative solutions - from bone augmentation and tissue regeneration, through implants and prosthetics, to individualized crowns and bridges. In collaboration with leading clinics, research institutes and universities, Straumann research and develop implants, instruments and tissue regeneration products for use in tooth replacement solutions or to prevent tooth loss. The Group manufactures implant system components and instruments in Switzerland and the US and dental tissue regeneration products in Sweden. The restorative products are manufactured in Europe and the US. Straumann also offer comprehensive training and services to the dental profession worldwide, including training and education, which is provided in collaboration with the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Altogether, Straumann employs approximately 2300 people worldwide and their products and services are available in more than 70 countries through their own distribution subsidiaries and broad network of distribution partners.