Facts and statistics
A history of innovation in health care
We have a proud history of developing solutions that increase hospital efficiency, protect both patients and health care professionals against surgical infections, and offer effective wound healing.
Mölnlycke AB is founded as a textile business in the town of Mölnlycke, Sweden - not far from the company's current headquarters in Gothenburg
We invent Mesorb®, pioneering the industrial manufacturing of wound dressings in Sweden, replacing thouse produced manually in hospitals.
We introduce a range of new materials and techniques designed to reduce the spread of bacteria, such as OP-Plast for surgical drapes.
Work begins on developing the soft silicone-based technology that would become Safetac® and revolutionize wound care.
With Mepitel®, we launch the first product using Safetac®.
Biogel® Reveal is introduced, the first surgical double glove with a colour indicator system to visibly detect punctures.
ProcedurePak®, allows medical teams to order all the items tehy need for a surgical intervention in one customized pack.
We launch Mepilex® Ag, the first antimicrobial dressing with silver and Safetac®.
We introduce Avance®, combining the benefits of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with the comfort of Safetac® for easy dressing removal.