- International Dental Show
(IDS) 2019 was Held in Koelnmesse, Germany
The IDS 2019 was held in Koelnmesse, Germany, on Tuesday,
March 12th through Saturday, March 16th.
Over 2,327 companies from 64 countries attended the 38th IDS
Exhibition, which was more than the previous year. Over 160,000 dental
professionals, commerce and industry personnel from 166 countries
To promote our 100th Anniversary in 2021, we had a “Ireko Box”
designed by architect Kengo Kuma, a renowned architect around the world who also
designed the New National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
The booth design attracted a large number of visitors from around the
At the booth, we promoted everX Flow, which contains glass fibers, EXACLEAR, GC
Initial® LiSi and GC Initial® LiSi Press which
related initial products, also composite resin products such as
GRADIA® PLUS, Essentia and EQUIA®.
New products from GC Europe, such as Essentia, were also promoted at the
hands-on corner, which attracted attention and interest from many
In addition to a compact oral scanner Aadva IOS 100, a chair built-in Aadva IOS
200 was also exhibited as CAD/CAM related products.
We also introduced the world’s first products for oral function tests, such as
“DENTALPRESCALE II”, “JMS tongue pressure measuring instrument”, “Peco-panda”
and “Gluco sensor GS-II”, which have been listed in Japanese health insurance in
In addition, the live demonstration booths featured demonstrators from European
countries that introduced GC Initial and GRADIA® PLUS
engineering-related products. There were a total of 30 demonstrations.
From Japan, our initial seminar instructors, Dr. Katsuya Seki, Dr. Hiroyuki
Kito, and Dr. Shunsuke Koide, gave live GC Initial LiSi demonstrations, which
attracted many people.
As usual, after the second day of the exhibition (Wednesday, March
13th), we held a happy hour at the booth, which introduced visitors
to Belgium Beer (Hoegaarden) and Pretzel.
On the third day (Thursday, March 14th), we invited our customers to
hold a “GC & Friends Party” Event in the Flora Köln, where we provided
live band performances and DJs. We enjoyed the German night through music and
The next IDS will be held from Tuesday, March 9th to Saturday, March