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Dental LaboratoryManufacturer of Full & Partial Dentures


Ref: IR014
Location: West Midlands, England
Asking Price: £395,000
Annual Turnover: £588,000

Annual Net Profit: Not Set
Gross Profit: £500,000
EBITDA: £225,000
Premises Type: Leasehold

Business Description

Business Profile

This very highly regarded and firmly established UK dental laboratory specialises in the manufacture of prosthetic dental appliances- specifically full and partial dentures, which are custom made for dentists’ patients across the UK.

This laboratory has been successfully trading for over 30 years and has built up an exceptional reputation based on very high quality levels of product and service. The company currently serves both the public sector (NHS) and private sector. The majority of current sales are for NHS patients (circa 90%). The business has enjoyed strong growth and very impressive profitability over the years due to its consistent levels of customer service, technical expertise and supply.

The business has circa 100 regular customers within the UK. Customers include large organisations who have  multiple dental practices (running into  hundreds) right through to independent private dentists and dental surgeons. The business has annual contracts in place with some of its largest clients. Approximately 85% of current customers are located in and around the Midlands region. The large customer base the business has created and retains ensures the laboratory receives consistent levels of business throughout the year, so much so that is does not have the need to undertake any significant sales and marketing activity at present.

The business model is such that it operates with low overheads that enables it to post highly impressive profits year on year.  

The business operates from ideal leasehold premises where the dental appliances are manufactured and distributed, either using in-house delivery vehicles or via couriers and the postal service.

Equipment:

All plant and equipment is included within the sales price including all manufacturing machinery, tools, equipment, IT and office equipment and stock. Net Assets circa £30,000.

Customer Service:

The company along with the reputation it has created over the years has been built on proven manufacturing techniques, where quality control is paramount. Customer  satisfaction is at the heart of the business  The business is also registered with the following organisations to ensure full compliance.

DLA Membership (Dental Laboratories Association)

DAMAS (Dental Appliance Manufacturers Audit Scheme) 3rd party Audited

Registered with the British Bite Mark Scheme (BBM)

GDC Registered (General Dental Council)

This commitment to quality and compliance has helped create this highly successful and profitable business operation. This also ensures excellent customer retention levels and new referrals.

Key Strengths:

  • Specialist bespoke manufacturing
  • Highly profitable business model
  • Regular and consistent “NHS and Private” sector customer base.
  • Ongoing growth pattern- the market for prosthetic dental appliances is growing
  • Key supplier with many of its customers
  • Scalable business

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