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Around the world, healthcare systems and professionals are under pressure to deliver better care, tomore people, for better value. They need innovative solutions they can trust. That’s where we come in. We have been at the forefront of change since 1849, pioneering radical innovation that improves the quality of life for patients and those who care for them, while reducing the environmental impact of healthcare. We provide effective solutions and we’re always on the lookout for new ways to improve. Focusing on wound care and surgical procedures, Mölnlycke is organised around four Business Areas – Wound Care, Operating Room Solutions, Gloves and Antiseptics.

Wound Care is our 59% largest Business Area, accounting for of total sales (2023 figures).


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History and ownership

Although we’re a global company, our headquarters are still in Gothenburg – just a short distance from the town of Mölnlycke (pronounced 'Mon-licka'), the place where the company was founded in 1849 and the origin of the Mölnlycke name. 

We are owned by Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB, listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and an engaged owner of high-quality, global companies, which was founded by the Wallenberg family in 1916. 

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We employ the best people worldwide

Our 8,427 employees are based all over the world, from the headquarters in Sweden to our 14 manufacturing sites – located in Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Thailand, the UK and US – and sales offices. We operate in approximately 100 countries through commercial entities and distributors on five continents

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