Chronology | 2017 – 2015

2017

  • The workforce of the family-owned company takes farewell with a heavy heart to their highly esteemed senior director Joachim Weiss, who passed away on the 15th of May, at the age of 92.
  • The BEGO 3D printing system is awarded “Best of” INDUSTRIEPREIS solution for the third time.
  • Market launch of the second generation of the BEGO 3D printing system with the 3D printer Varseo S at the IDS. Further highlights are the BEGO Otoflash, BEGO LabScan UHD, Mediloy®, orthodontic appliances and the market launch of the BEGO Semados® SC/SCX implants.

2016

  • Nearly one year after the launch of the BEGO Varseo 3D printer at the IDS 2015, BEGO sells the 500th 3D printer in June 2016.
  • In May, BEGO Implant Systems introduces a new packaging concept for its dental implants. Thereby the handling is significantly improved.
  • In the Great Place to Work® competition "Germany's Best Employers 2016“, BEGO is named as one of the best employers. In addition, the company group is honored as one of the 100 most innovative medium-sized companies on the 24th of June in Essen, Germany.
  • The first Close-Up magazine is published: The Close-Up concept aims to examine current topics from the field of dental implantology and to draw up contemporary portraits of individual therapy concepts, design features and materials. Another important aspect of the concept is the free accessibility of information.

2015

  • The practice-oriented guide "Patient-focused dentistry – Practice marketing and management” (written by Henning Wulfes) is published. It is aimed at practicing dentists, staff members in leading positions as well as practice founders. 
  • At the IDS BEGO introduces the 3D printer Varseo – specially developed for dental applications and with a unique cartridge system. Moreover, BEGO Implant Systems presents the latest addition to the BEGO Semados® RS/RSX implant family at the world's leading dental trade fair. With the implant diameter of 3.0 mm, the indication width is extended by a limit indication.
  • To mark the 125th anniversary of the traditional company, 350 guests from industry and politics as well as customers and suppliers are invited to an official ceremony in the Bremen Town Hall. The program includes official speeches and is accompanied musically by the “Future Lab” of the famous philharmonic orchestra Bremen. As part of the anniversary, a comprehensive campaign with a new design is created.
  • In addition to the anniversary of the company, two more special birthdays are celebrated: Joachim Weiss inaugurates the festivities with a ceremony to mark his 90th birthday and his son Christoph Weiss celebrates his 50th birthday.
  • The Varseo 3D printer is one of the best solutions for the industry and has been awarded the "Best of" seal of the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2015.
  • The "Implantology meets CAD/CAM" congress (IMCC) of BEGO exceedes the expectations: about 600 participants and 16 top-class speakers.