PITTSTON, PA — Benco Dental, the nation’s largest privately-owned distributor of dental products and equipment, has announced plans to acquire Brooklyn-based Dental Connections, Inc. on June 8, 2015. This marks Benco Dental’s first acquisition in the New York metropolitan area.
Dental Connections, Inc., a family-owned service and installation enterprise with customer service at the heart of its operations, has been serving the New York City market for more than 35 years, and under the same ownership since its inception. Dental Connections' founders, Joseph and Barney Zaino, will continue on with Benco Dental.
“Our mission at Dental Connections, Inc. has always been to support our customers and our community alike,” Barney Zaino said.
Joseph Zaino added, “For over 35 years, we have been dedicated to serving our clients with integrity and a personable approach. We wish to thank you all for your support over the years and look forward to working together in our new venture in the near future. As a family-owned business, we were pleased to merge with another family-owned business that’s focused on delighting customers.”
Charles Cohen, Benco Dental Managing Director, said that he looked forward to introducing Benco’s full-service approach to Dental Connections’ loyal customer base.
“As part of the Benco difference, we strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience and focus on seeking out companies who do the same,” Cohen said. “As with each company acquired, our goal is to combine Dental Connections’ success with Benco Dental’s industry expertise and passion for excellence.”
He added: “We love and respect the deep relationships that the Zainos have developed with their customers.”