Mölnlycke is a global medical technology company providing state-of-the-art solutions for safe, efficient surgical procedures and wound care. Today, the products are used by surgeons and medical personnel to help over 65 million patients in over 90 countries world-wide. Mölnlycke’s ambition is to make the lives of patients better.

Mölnlycke, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a world-leading specialist provider and innovator of single-use surgical and wound care products. Mölnlycke makes the operating room more efficient through innovative, safe and cost-effective surgical solutions. It has a long history of challenging the status quo and, through innovation, create advanced wound care products that reduce the healing time and suffering of patients. This approach has made Mölnlycke the market leader within advanced wound care dressings. In addition, Mölnlycke is a pioneer in the field of dressings and other products for the prevention of wounds, such as pressure ulcers. Mölnlycke also makes the operating room more efficient with innovative, safe and cost-effective surgical solutions. Cutting-edge products that are safe and cost-effective have made Mölnlycke the company it is today.

Over the years the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that characterizes Mölnlycke has resulted in an R&D-department that is committed to bringing new, innovative products to the market. Also, demographic factors, such as an aging population and an increase in surgical procedures, have created a greater demand for high-quality medical products. This has in turn resulted in growth and improvements further reinforcing our offering to the market. Average sales growth has been 7 percent since 2007, when Mölnlycke was acquired and profitability has been strong over the years. Successful acquisitions have also been made to complement the product offering.

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Patricia Industries ownership (capital/votes): 99/99  |  Initial investment year: 2007 (sole owner 2010)