Helsinki has been chosen as the World Design Capital 2012.
The accolade is awarded every other year to a global city whose accomplishments in utilising design as a tool to improve social, cultural, and economic life is beyond all others.
Finland is one of the most competitive global economies, with innovation, research and development as cornerstones of its competitiveness.
Helsinki is home to Planmeca, whose award-winning dental equipment feature on a new promotional film, The Unique Design of Finland, being shown on all inbound and outbound Finnair flights this year.
Planmeca is an influential part of Finland’s economy and their recognition of the importance of design is reflected in every part of production.
As the independent film states: 'Planmeca have exceptionally brilliant examples of successfully high-tech products. The product designers gave created elegant and easy to use tools for dentists using the latest innovations and breakthrough technologies based on Planmeca’s three core ideologies; ergonomics, patient comfort and uncompromised quality. The well thought functional design creates smooth workflow, excellent usability and brings competitive edge. The comfortable timeless design, makes the treatment process pleasant both for the patient and the dental team.'
Planmeca Oy, headquartered in Helsinki, designs, manufactures, and markets globally high-tech dental equipment and is the largest privately held company in the dental equipment market and the third largest company in the field.
Plandent Ltd are part of the Planmeca Group.
For more information on the latest innovations contact Plandent Ltd on 0800 027 9599.