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Mölnlycke Health Care can announce a range of news items, such as scheduled events, awards, new products and services, sales and other financial data, accomplishments, etc.

Our latest press releases

Role of dressings in PUP

September 27 2016

The WUWHS Consensus Document: "The role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention"...

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires Sundance Solutions

February 15 2016

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires Sundance Solutions, a leader in developing innovative solutions for the safe positioning and turning of patients to help prevent pressure ulcers....

Changing the way wounds heal at home

April 30 2015

Apria Healthcare, America's leading provider of integrated home healthcare products and services, to start using Mölnlycke Health Care's Safetac technology and Avance Negative Pressure Wound Therapy system across the US....

Restoring smiles worldwide

December 17 2014

Throughout 2014, Mölnlycke Health Care has been celebrating ten years of its relationship with Operation Smile, the charity which provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe....

Successful inaugural bond issue

November 11 2014

Mölnlycke Health Care, a world-leading provider of single-use surgical and wound care products, successfully launched on 7 November an inaugural EUR 500 million bond, maturing in February 2022, with an annual fixed coupon of 1,5%....

Preventing surgery hypothermia

October 22 2014

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces results from a study that demonstrates that an active, self-warming blanket (BARRIER EasyWarm) is equally effective as forced-air warming  in preventing hypothermia in mid-duration surgery. The study,...

Michelle Roy appointed as new CFO

May 21 2014

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces the appointment of Michelle Roy as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Michelle will join the Company in June, 2014 as the current CFO, Steve Hamlett, has announced his intention to retire....

Study highlights hidden costs of dressing-related trauma

May 14 2014

The results of this study, published in the Journal of ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research has, for the first time, gathered the opinions of wound care specialists on the clinical consequences associated with dressing-related trauma and the high...

A world first: preventing skin reactions during radiation therapy

April 16 2014

A study published in the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal has shown that the use of Mepitel Film dressings prevents the development of moist desquamation: painful skin ulcerations associated with breast cancer radiation therapy. The study...

Expansion of Wiscasset

January 15 2014

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces a decision to expand its manufacturing site in Wiscasset, Maine. USD 5.5-7 million (EUR 4-5 million) will be invested in the new facility, which will house the company's Brennen mesher and porcine tissue...

Study shows BARRIER EasyWarm single-use active self-warming blanket from Mölnlycke Health Care helps reduce hypothermia and improve patient comfort

December 16 2013

A study presented at the Post-Graduate Assembly (PGA) in Anesthesiology in New York shows the benefits of patient warming using the BARRIER EasyWarm active self-warming blanket, which has recently been cleared for use in the United...

Single patient-use, negative pressure wound therapy system launched

December 9 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care has strengthened its negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) offering by launching Avance Solo, a single patient-use, true NPWT system with variable pressure settings, initially across the United Kingdom. ...

Richard Twomey appointed New CEO

November 7 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces that Richard Twomey has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Richard will join the Company on 1 February 2014 and assumes the role of CEO on 1 April 2014. Richard succeeds Pierre Guyot, who has...

Expanding antimicrobial wound care dressing product offering

November 4 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care has signed a licensing agreement with Covalon Technologies to market and distribute antimicrobial film dressings using the Canadian company's technology. ...

Mölnlycke Health Care completes investment programme at Oldham factory; expands production line

October 8 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care has completed a £2.2 million (EUR 2.8 million, SEK 25 million) investment programme at its Oldham factory in the United Kingdom. The investment programme, aimed increasing the factory's competitiveness and diversifying its...

New manufacturing and converting facility in Brunswick

September 24 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care today held an inauguration ceremony at its new, EUR 35 million (USD 47 million) manufacturing and converting facility in Brunswick, Maine. The facility is located on the city's former Navy base, the redevelopment of which is...

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires innovative wound therapy treatment

June 5 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care today announced that it has acquired a pioneering electrical stimulation technology that helps to accelerate wound healing. The product currently marketed under the name of WoundEL has been purchased from Gerromed GmbH and...

Mölnlycke Health Care invests in new production line in Waremme, Belgium

June 1 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care today celebrates the launch of its new laminator production line at Waremme, Belgium with an opening ceremony where the Mayor and the Swedish ambassador, as well as a number of local politicians and officials will participate....

Mölnlycke Health Care introduces a new innovative solution for patient warming

March 29 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces the launch of BARRIER EasyWarm, a new active self-warming blanket that brings simplicity to peri-operative patient warming....

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires the burn and wound care business from Brennen Medical

February 27 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care US, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mölnlycke Health Care AB (Gothenburg, Sweden) announces it has acquired the assets of Brennen Medical (St. Paul, MN) associated with their business in burn and wound care....

Mölnlycke Health Care at forefront of innovation with new BARRIER hybrid cardiovascular drape

October 18 2011

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces the launch of BARRIER hybrid cardiovascular drape. It is the first drape specially designed to offer the most versatile solution to the highly advanced multi-disciplinary cardiovascular procedures that are...

New world congress on surgical training supported by Mölnlycke Health Care

June 15 2011

For the first time, questions about teaching and learning technical surgical skills will be addressed in an international meeting targeting surgeons and decision makers from different surgical fields. The 1st World Congress on...

Mepilex Lite dressings from Mölnlycke Health Care effectively reduce radiation-induced erythema

May 25 2011

Data from a randomised trial to investigate the clinical effect of Mepilex Lite dressings, clearly demonstrates that Mepilex Lite significantly reduces the severity of radiation-induced erythema compared to standard aqueous creams....

Mölnlycke Health Care launches new BARRIER surgical gown Ultimate

March 13 2011

The new gown combines both high protection and high comfort, meaning that the surgical team no longer has to compromise between being safe and being comfortable when choosing a gown. The gown is made from a soft yet highly repellent material with an...

More time for patients with ProcedurePak

September 9 2010

New study of custom procedure trays demonstrates up to 59 percent efficiency gains....

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