City of Kyle, Austin Chamber's Opportunity Austin, and GSMP announce SmileDirectClub's Access Dental Lab expansion

Posted on 10/08/2019 by Austin Chamber of Commerce

The City of Kyle, Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber's five-county prosperity initiative, and the Greater San Marcos Partnership today announced SmileDirectClub's Access Dental Lab will create 850 jobs in the Austin region. Opportunity Austin worked alongside the City of Kyle to help SmileDirectClub navigate the expansion process.

“Opportunity Austin is delighted SmileDirectClub's Access Dental Lab has chosen Kyle for a major expansion,” said Austin Chamber Opportunity Austin Chair Gary Farmer. “With 850 new jobs requiring a broad spectrum of skill levels, our regional workforce will benefit tremendously from these new opportunities. Our regional talent pipeline will surely help SmileDirectClub continue to grow, innovate and prosper in Central Texas.”

SmileDirectClub’s Access Dental Lab Texas will occupy 150,000 square feet of space that will be used to manufacture aligners for all of its customers and it will be the largest private employer in the City of Kyle.

“Thanks to support from the Mayor, the City of Kyle staff and the City Council office, SmileDirectClub's Access Dental Lab has the great privilege to bring hundreds of quality jobs to the City of Kyle and to become the city’s largest private employer," said SmileDirectClub’s Access Dental Lab Global Head of Supply Chain Dan Baker. "The leaders, citizens and talent in the greater Austin region take pride in where they live and work, which aligns with SmileDirectClub’s culture of innovation, collaboration and inclusion. We are looking forward to collaborating with these communities to fill more than 800 jobs, grow our supply chain, and accelerate our mission to help millions of people around the world unleash the power of their smile through safe, affordable and convenient teeth straightening solutions.”

About SmileDirectClub
SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC) is the industry pioneer as the first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for transforming smiles. Through our cutting-edge teledentistry technology and vertically integrated model, we are revolutionizing the oral care industry. SmileDirectClub’s mission is to unleash the power of people’s smiles to empower them to positively impact their place in the world. SmileDirectClub was founded by Alex Fenkell and Jordan Katzman in partnership with Camelot Venture Group. Available in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, SmileDirectClub is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, visit SmileDirectClub.com.