Facts and statistics

A history of innovation in healthcare

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.

  • 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 those 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® technology and revolutionize wound care
  • 1989 – With Mepitel®, we launch the first product containing Safetac technology
  • 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 they 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 a Safetac technology layer for easy dressing removal

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Mölnlycke Health Care
5550 Peachtree Parkway
Suite 500
Norcross, Georgia 30092


Tel: +1 (470) 375-0000 
Fax: +1 (470) 330-8170 

 


 

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