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logo 49 | The Camlog Partner Magazine 42 | News Next to additional workplaces, an area of 6,500 square meters will also provide more space for the assembly and secondary packaging areas as well as for the main warehouse, the clean room and future-oriented technologies such as the modern 3D printing area. At the same time, the laboratory where surface finishing of the implants is performed and which is currently located in Tübingen, will move to the new building. This will allow production processes to be further optimized and production capacities to be expanded, on account of Camlog products being in demand worldwide. In addition, travel distances are also reduced in the interests of sustainability. Sustainable building Sustainability is of enormous importance to Altatec. In addition to its social commitment in the region, the company has been exemplary in environmental matters for many years. For example, the current extension is aiming for the gold certificate of the German Association for Sustainable Building (DGNB). The DGNB certification system is considered the most advanced in the world and is recognized as an international benchmark for sustainability. "We feel obliged to consider all aspects of sustainability equally. Social conduct and environmental responsibility are particularly close to our hearts," says Daniel Balduf, Managing Director of ALTATEC GmbH. "It is important to us that our employees feel comfortable and safe at their workplace. We therefore involved them in the construction project at an early stage and took their wishes into account in terms of planning. This allows us to set the right course right from the beginning and promote sustainability in every aspect." The ceremony was also attended by Dr. René Willi, President of the Global Oral Reconstruction Group of Henry Schein, Inc, Altatec's parent company. "The expansion of Altatec is the visible beginning of a new chapter in our corporate history," explains Dr. Willi. "The groundbreaking marks the beginning of a major project that stands for a bright future for the company, its employees and the entire region." Completion of the new building and the start of production are scheduled for 2023. » In spring 2022, the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony took place for the expansion of the production and logistics building of ALTATEC GmbH in Wimsheim. Altatec has been firmly rooted in the community since 2004 and now employs around 250 people. This is now the fourth investment in the expansion of the site, worth EUR 16 million, and reflects both the growth and the expected success on the market. Camlog Group on course for growth: Groundbreaking ceremony for Altatec's extension building NEWS