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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.


Molnlycke product innovations

 

1849

Mölnlycke AB is founded as a textile business in the town of Mölnlycke, Sweden - not far from the company's current headquarters in Gothenburg

1940s

We invent Mesorb®, pioneering the industrial manufacturing of wound dressings in Sweden, replacing thouse produced manually in hospitals.

1960s

We introduce a range of new materials and techniques designed to reduce the spread of bacteria, such as OP-Plast for surgical drapes.

1985 

Work begins on developing the soft silicone-based technology that would become Safetac® and revolutionize wound care.

1989

With Mepitel®, we launch the first product using Safetac®.

1990s

Biogel® Reveal is introduced, the first surgical double glove with a colour indicator system to visibly detect punctures.

1999

ProcedurePak®, allows medical teams to order all the items tehy need for a surgical intervention in one customized pack.

2007

We launch Mepilex® Ag, the first antimicrobial dressing with silver and Safetac®.

2010

We introduce Avance®, combining the benefits of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with the comfort of Safetac® for easy dressing removal.

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Mölnlycke Health Care
2010 Winston Park
Suite 100
Oakville, Ontario
L6H 5R7
Tel: (905)829-1502 
Fax: (905)829-8858

 


 

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