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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.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Richard Twomey appointed New CEO

November 7 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care today announces that Richard Twomey has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO)....

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....

New manufacturing and converting facility in Brunswick

September 24 2013

Mölnlycke Health Care, a world leading manufacturer of single-use wound care and surgical products, today held an inauguration ceremony at its new, EUR 35 million (USD 47 million) manufacturing and converting facility in Brunswick, Maine. The... New facility in Brunswick, Maine

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...

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

June 1 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care, one of the world’s leading providers of single-use surgical products, 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...

Mölnlycke Health Care introduces a new innovative solution for patient warming

March 29 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care, one of the world’s leading providers of single-use surgical products, today announces the launch of BARRIER® EasyWarm®, a new active self-warming blanket that brings simplicity to peri-operative patient...

Mölnlycke Health Care acquires the Burn and Wound Care Business from Brennen Medical

February 27 2012

Norcross, GA, February 24, 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...

Mölnlycke Health Care at forefront of innovation with NEW BARRIER® Hybrid Cardiovascular Drape

October 18 2011

Mölnlycke Health Care, one of the world’s leading providers of single-use surgical products, today announces the launch of BARRIER® Hybrid cardiovascular drape. It is the first drape specially designed to offer the most versatile solution to the...

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 Surgical...

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. The results of...

Mölnlycke Health Care launches new BARRIER surgical gown ULTIMATE

March 13 2011

Mölnlycke Health Care, one of the world’s leading providers of single-use surgical products, today announced the launch of a new BARRIER® surgical gown made from soft SMS material for advanced protection. The new gown, ULTIMATE, combines...

More time for patients with ProcedurePak®

September 9 2010

New study of custom procedure trays demonstrates up to 59 percent efficiency gains. By switching from traditional preparation of operating rooms to the use of ProcedurePak® custom procedure trays, hospitals may cut preparation time for...