A provider of diagnostic and therapeutic products within Urology & Urogynecology, Gastroenterology, and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Neonatal. A vision to deliver progressive diagnostic and treatment solutions has allowed Laborie to better the lives of millions.


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Founded in 1967 by Ray Laborie, Laborie has been a pioneer and market leader in urodynamic systems for several decades. In 1984, Laborie became the first manufacturer to commercialize a computerized urodynamic system. The company subsequently established a market-leading position in disposables used with its systems. Laborie remained a family business until 2012, and has since focused on expanding its offering to adjacent product verticals and therapeutic areas while keeping the innovative spirit and culture established by its founder.

In recent years, Laborie has solidified its leadership through the introduction of new diagnostic and therapeutic products, and it has integrated its supply chain and market channel. Laborie’s business benefits from market trends, including an aging population and increased awareness and diagnosis of the conditions addressed by its products.

Today, Laborie has a global infrastructure for manufacturing, development and commercialization, and leverages this platform to further expand and grow its business. In addition to its leading urodynamic systems offering, Laborie has rapidly grown in the gastrointestinal diagnostics market and will disrupt the high resolution diagnostic GI market with new technology that leverages core patented pressure-sensing technology utilized in its urology equipment and consumable products.

Patricia Industries acquired Laborie in August 2016 and owns more than 98% of the company, with management owning the remaining equity.

Patricia Industries ownership (capital/votes): 98/98 


Patricia Industries

About us

About us

Patricia Industries is a long-term owner that invests in companies and works to develop each company to its full potential. Patricia Industries is a part of the industrial holding company Investor AB, whose main owner is the Wallenberg Foundations.

Our Way of Working

Our Way of Working

We own Nordic and North American companies in industries that we know well, and where we have a relevant network of key people who can contribute their expertise.

Our companies

Our Companies

Our family of companies consists of wholly-owned subsidiaries, partner-owned companies and legacy financial investments.



Patricia Industries is a part of Investor AB, Northern Europe’s largest industrial holding company, which is publically listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. The main owners of Investor AB are the Wallenberg Foundations, controlling 50 percent of the votes.

Patricia Industries in short

Patricia Industries in short

What we do is really a continuation of what the Wallenberg family has been doing ever since André Oscar Wallenberg founded Stockholm’s Enskilda Bank in Sweden in 1856 – actively supporting the development of companies globally.



Great companies are built by great people. It is our firm belief that leadership and individuals make all the difference.


The Team

Meet the people driving success at Patricia Industries

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Patricia Industries develops companies – in the Nordics and North America – and our team of professionals work at our two offices.