Mölnlycke procedure trays 

Preparation time for surgical procedures cut in half1 with Mölnlycke procedure trays

Mölnlycke® procedure trays are assembled to contain all the single-use components required for a particular surgical intervention. Replacing a large number of individually packaged items, Mölnlycke procedure trays can generate significant savings in time and costs for both major and minor surgery procedures. Preparation time for surgical procedures can be cut by more than half compared to traditional methods of operating theatre prep1.

Selection of more than 5,000 components from leading suppliers, making it easy to tailor trays to your exact needs

All components and packaging conform to the strictest standards, ensuring patient and staff safety

Can generate shorter patient turnaround time and result in less staff overtime

Proven time, effort and cost effectiveness

Significant waste reductions

Decreased wastage as picking errors are kept to a minimum2

Time savings of up to 59% with Mölnlycke procedure trays1



“18% increase in number of surgeries achieved by deploying Mölnlycke procedure trays and optimising processes. Overtime in the O.R. was cut down and patient safety improved,” says Prof. Michael Greiling,
German Institute for Workflow Management in the Healthcare Service (IWiG).

The results from a multicentre study conducted in five hospitals in Europe show that the use of Mölnlycke procedure trays led to substantial efficiency gains2.

In one of the hospitals observed, 11 trays were used for a total of 2,785 interventions that year. The freed up resources from time and cost savings and process optimisation enabled 500 more interventions than the year before, meaning an increase of 18%.

In another hospital, the number of surgery procedures increased by 37.5%, from 40 to 55 per day.

Study performed by the German Institute for Workflow Management in the Health Care Service (IWiG) under the directorship of Professor Dr.rer.oec. Michael Greiling, 2009.

Strengthened and improved safety standards

Mölnlycke procedure trays help to reduce the risk of infection1. With fewer packages to open, the risk of aseptic mistakes is decreased. With shorter patient stays in the operating theatre, exposure time is reduced. One in every five customised procedure trays sold in Europe is a Mölnlycke procedure tray4 and Mölnlycke procedure trays are used for more than 3.5 million surgical procedures every year5. All Mölnlycke procedure tray products comply with the applicable quality and regulatory standards.

State-of-the-art pack assembly meets all applicable standards and advanced IT control systems, ensuring that the final product is delivered according to your specifications.

  • Contents can be checked at a glance thanks to clear labelling
  • Removable labels for easy administration
  • Full traceability in case of product recalls or notification

Our comprehensive approach to help ensure safety for you and your patients stretches from component validation to in-process inspections, packaging, labelling and sterilisation of the final product. Enhanced safety creates confidence, helping staff work at their highest levels. 

Training and support

Our team of experts will assist you in the setup and implementation processes, providing back-office and onsite support, and naturally advice as needed.

They can help you find new opportunities for time and financial efficiency gains – which you can apply to find even more gains.

  • Specialist advice and assistance includes our team of trained O.R. nurses, who provide over 70,000 hours of onsite support to hospitals in Europe annually.
  • Tray design consultation helps you find the very best solution to meet your needs in the most effective way.

Reliable partner

Mölnlycke Health Care has been leading the way in conversions from multiple to single-use surgical drapes and gowns for more than 35 years. We have been able to maintain our position as market leader through our customer-focused product development, high quality products and our skilled and knowledgeable personnel.

We have a long-standing commitment to ensure our activities have as little effect as possible on the environment, without compromising the efficiency and reliability of our products and services. A sound environmental practice is a priority in our production and at our sites around the world.

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  1. Greiling M. A multinational case study to evaluate and quantify time-saving by using custom procedure trays for operating room efficiency. Poster presented at 23rd Congress of European Association of Hospital Managers, Zürich, Switzerland, September 2010.
  2. Customer reference program
  3. Study performed by the German Institute for Workflow Management in the Health Care Service (IWiG) under the directorship of Professor Dr.rer.oec. Michael Greiling, 2009.
  4. Market view data (internal information)
  5. Sales data (internal information)
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