DenMat has entered into an agreement to purchase US-based PeriOptix, a provider of magnification and illumination technologies for dental industry.

PeriOptix commercial products include Air-X super-light frame system, designed to be worn over existing eyewear, MicroLine ‘through-the-lens’ loupes, Panoramic and Hogie flip-up lines, and the Adivista lightweight loupes featuring Adidas sport frames.

DenMat CEO Steven Semmelmayer said, "Their innovative products are a perfect fit for dentists committed to exceptional restorative and other treatments."

The purchase deal, which is pending fulfillment of routine closing conditions, is expected to be closed within December 2012.

PeriOptix president and co-founder Keith Tholin said the company is focused on introducing optics and illumination products having distinctive features compared to existing products.

"We are very excited that DenMat has selected us to join in its mission to enhance clinical performance by healthcare professionals through high-quality, innovative and differentiated products," Tholin added.

"We know DenMat will continue this legacy while leveraging its marketing reach and distribution network."