ProDrive Systems Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Patterson Dental Canada

    Unique and patented ProDrive products provide unparalleled handpiece
    performance and efficiency benefits for dentists

    MONTREAL, Sept. 2 /CNW/ -- With five years and $25M invested in R&D, in
partnership with industry leading manufacturers (Sirona, Meisinger, SycoTec -
R&D spin off of KaVo), ProDrive Systems today announced the launch of ProDrive
products nationwide in Canada with an exclusive multimillion-dollar agreement
through Patterson Dental Canada. Canada's largest dental products reseller,
Patterson has operations in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, London, Toronto,
Ottawa, Quebec City, Halifax, Montreal.

    ProDrive products include the upgrade turbine for leading brand
handpieces, the patented triangular shank burs, and the ProDrive handpieces.
The unique product offering revolutionizes dental handpieces improving
instrument cut speed, control and precision. ProDrive products have an engaged
triangular drive system, an innovative locking turbine and bur design that
outperforms friction grip designs.

    "On the heels of a successful American launch in Q1 & Q2 2009, we saw a
great opportunity to introduce our products to the Canadian market," Richard
St-Pierre, President & CEO of ProDrive Systems. "We are proud to have
partnered with blue chip industry brands to develop and manufacture such a
revolutionary product, and now our Canadian distribution agreement with the
market leader, Patterson, is another indication of our growth and progress.
We're proud to be working with the Patterson team to bring these products to
Canadian dentists."

    Andre Desjardins, CEO Patterson Canada adds, "Our ProDrive field trials
demonstrated valuable clinical benefits to the dentist and we are proud to be
ProDrive's exclusive reseller partner in Canada. Patterson Canada has a legacy
of successfully introducing new products to the North American market and we
look forward to an important and lasting partnership with ProDrive."

    ProDrive Systems
    ProDrive Systems is a dental technology firm poised to revolutionize
dentistry technology and practice with the patented ProDrive Triangular Bur
and Turbine System that improves the performance of dental handpieces and
enhances practice efficiency. Visit
    Patterson Dental Supply
    Patterson Dental Supply provides a virtually complete range of consumable
dental products, clinical and laboratory equipment, and value-added services
to dentists, dental laboratories, institutions and other healthcare providers
throughout North America. Patterson Dental Supply, which is growing
significantly faster than its market, has the largest direct sales force in
the industry, totaling nearly 1,300 sales representatives and
equipment/software specialists serving the United States and Canada.

    Lisa Subissati, Marketing Manager


For further information:

For further information: Lisa Subissati, Marketing Manager, ProDrive
Systems, +1-866-937-8882, Web Site:

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