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Straumann CEO Sees High Single-Digit Market Growth: FuW

May 18, 2012

Straumann Holding AG (STMN) expects “high” single-digit market growth by 2020, Finanz & Wirtschaft reported, citing an interview with Chief Executive Officer Beat Spalinger.

The world’s biggest maker of dental implants, based in the Swiss city of Basel, will grow primarily in emerging markets where labor costs are lower, Spalinger was cited as saying. Straumann sees a stable gross margin, the newspaper reported in a pre-release of an article.

Spalinger also said that recent share-price developments are due to the weak market environment in Italy and Spain, the newspaper said.

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