Align Technology opens its first EMEA regional manufacturing facility in Wroclaw, Poland

Tempe and Wroclaw, Arizona, Poland –(Business Wire)–Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) (NASDAQ: ALGN), a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets the Invisalign® clear aligner system, iTero™ intraoral scanning Instruments and exocad™ CAD/CAM services for orthodontics and restorative dentistry, today announced the official opening of its first European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional manufacturing facility in Wroclaw, Poland. The new facility is Align’s third regional manufacturing facility globally, following Juárez, Mexico and Ziyang, China.

The state-of-the-art facility in Wroclaw, Poland, will serve as the base of operations for Align’s EMEA operations and be part of the global production of nearly 1 million unique clear aligner parts per day. The grand opening ceremony was held in Wroclaw City on September 15th with Wroclaw City Vice President Jakub Mazur and the Align leadership team and Wroclaw employees in attendance. The new Align manufacturing facility is expected to add more than 2,500 jobs by the end of 2025, making it the company’s largest investment in the region to date. The new building is 80,000 square meters in size and follows Align’s sustainability code, including LEED and ISO14001 certification.

The new EMEA facility will begin operations in the second quarter of 2022 as part of Align’s strategy to bring its operating facilities closer to customers. There are more than 7 million orthodontic cases in EMEA each year, and more than 150 million consumers who can benefit from a healthy, beautiful smile. Align works directly with physicians, providing them with the Invisalign Clear Braces System, prescribing patients’ teeth to straighten their teeth and transform their smiles.

“I am delighted to announce the opening of our first orthodontic manufacturing facility in the EMEA region and our third global facility in Wroclaw, Poland. This significant investment underscores our commitment to the region and The commitment of physicians and their patients worldwide who are trained in Invisalign, and the expansion of our regional presence, including treatment planning facilities (TREAT) in Poland, Germany, France and Spain,” said Emory Wright, Align Technology Executive Vice President of Global Operations President.

Markus Sebastian, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA, Align Technology added: “Having a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to start operations in the EMEA region is a proud moment. This expansion of operations allows Align to be more Staying close to our physician customers and continuing to provide exceptional quality of service by producing thousands of aligner parts per day and optimizing our production and delivery times. Thanks to continued efforts across the organization, we can continue our mission to help more of doctors create beautiful smiles for their Invisalign patients.”

Over 225,000 Invisalign trained dentists and orthodontists use the Invisalign system. Align has helped physicians treat more than 13.4 million patients with the Invisalign system worldwide, including 2.6 million in EMEA.

Align plans to support all EMEA Invisalign case shipments by 2025, with Poland, Central and Eastern Europe and Spain being the first markets to serve in Wroclaw.

About Align Technology, Inc.

Align Technology designs, manufactures and supplies the Invisalign® system, the world’s most advanced clear aligner system, iTero™ intraoral scanners and services, and exocad™ CAD/CAM software. These technology building blocks enhance digital orthodontic and restorative workflows to improve patient outcomes and practice efficiency for more than 229,000 physician clients, and are key to Align’s 500 million global consumer market opportunity. Align has helped physicians treat more than 13.4 million patients with the Invisalign system and is advancing digital dentistry with the Align™ digital platform, our unique integrated suite of proprietary technologies and services delivered as a seamless, end-to-end solution to patients and Consumers, orthodontists and GP dentists, and laboratories/partners. Visit for more information.

For more information about the Invisalign system or to find an Invisalign doctor in your area, visit For more information on iTero systems and services, visit For more information on exocad dental CAD/CAM products and a list of exocad reseller partners, please visit

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