The state of Kedah is very proud to be the host of Mölnlycke’s new state-of-the-art factory, and in being recognised as a state providing the right prerequisites for sustainable production of high-quality surgical gloves, and in enabling Mölnlycke to live its vision to improve hand performance for health care professionals across the globe – because hands deserve better.
Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Haji Muhammad Sanusi bin Md Nor, Chief Minister of Kedah
Mölnlycke’s decision to continue and expand its operations here in Kulim is a clear indicator of the successful story of Malaysian manufacturing in particular here in Kedah. In return, Mölnlycke, a global leader within MedTech, will be able to increase its competitiveness on the global market. This is a story of successful cooperation, a win-win, between Mölnlycke – Kulim and Kedah, which is also the story of our two countries. Sweden and Malaysia have a great history of producing win-wins and we will continue to do so.
His Excellency Dr. Joachim Bergström, Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia
here is a lot to be proud of when working at Mölnlycke. When future generations look back at our history, I am convinced they will see this day as a milestone – as we take yet another step on our journey to become a global leader in sustainable healthcare production and supply and a leading employer in the global healthcare sector.
Zlatko Rihter, CEO of Mölnlycke
The new plant is a key part of our future plans for sustainable growth within the surgical gloves business. It will enable us to expand production to meet projected demand. But the best part is that we will achieve this in a less resource intensive way, at the same time offering a state-of-the-art working environment for our colleagues in Malaysia
Zlatko Rihter, CEO Mölnlycke
The surgical gloves manufacturing process is resource intensive. By partnering with experts in the fields of energy management and water management, we ensure we act to realise our ambition to become a global leader in sustainable healthcare. I am very pleased with the partnerships with ENGIE and Veolia – they are important in bringing to life ‘WeCare’, Mölnlycke’s sustainability transformation agenda for the Gloves business area.
Katriina Öberg, EVP Gloves, Mölnlycke
ENGIE is proud to be the chosen long-term sustainability partner to Mölnlycke in accelerating their low-carbon journey in Malaysia. This will be an important milestone for our partnership, helping the Kulim plant use as little energy as possible. More broadly, the project exemplifies how industry players can reap economic benefits by accelerating their energy transition with low-carbon solutions.
Thomas Baudlot, ENGIE's CEO of Energy Solutions APAC and Country Head for Southeast Asia
Veolia is firmly committed to championing ecological transformation. We are excited to partner with companies like Mölnlycke, who seek to establish sustainable practices and integrate a green mindset into their business. Our team is proud to be part of Mölnlycke's expansion plans in Malaysia and we look forward to more avenues to support their endeavour for greater sustainability and improved performance.
Olivier Estienne, Country Director, Malaysia for Veolia Water Technologies
Our aim is to ensure the healthcare professionals we work with in the UK have the tools needed to continue patient care, even in the uncertain times ahead. We see the UK distribution centre as essential to how we operate here in the UK as a way of minimising the impact that wider national and global situations may have on our product supply.
Nick Rothwell, General Manager UK&I, Mölnlycke
In addition to the immediate benefits with regards to efficient supply chain and reduced carbon footprint, the new UK distribution centre provides new and exciting opportunities for us to explore additional logistical services to benefit customers in the future.
Colette Cadman, Logistics Services Director, Mölnlycke UK
Adding oxygen therapy to our leading range of healing solutions for chronic wounds is a fundamental milestone for Mölnlycke in advancing wound care in this progressive and rapidly developing region
Richard Twomey
This exciting new technology will help reduce the incidence of serious infection and minimise the unnecessary use of antibiotics.
Barry McBride, EVP R&D, Mölnlycke
This is fully in line with where we want to be as a company, and M&J’s strong R&D capabilities combined with Mölnlycke’s end-product knowledge will help us further improve our competitive position within the advanced wound care industry.
Richard Twomey, CEO
We believe that the Mepilex Border Flex dressing may change the way wound care experts practice
Randy Schwartz, Vice President of Marketing
'Today, chronic wounds, such as foot ulcers, have a higher mortality rate than both breast cancer and prostate cancer and the real burden of ulcers is not yet fully known or understood. '
Richard Twomey, CEO Mölnlycke
Mӧlnlycke’s dedication to pressure injury prevention is an example of our shared commitment with the WOCN Society
Rob Claypoole, U.S. President, Mölnlycke
These market practices that allow extrapolation of evidence from one specific product to another similar type of product, even though the latter is not equivalent in material construction and design to the former, can put patients at risk.
Richard Twomey, CEO
Compared with the rigorous and thorough processes in place within the pharmaceutical industry for extrapolation of clinical evidence of efficacy from one product to another, parts of the medical devices industry is operating in a grey zone.
Professor Amit Gefen
Healthcare systems are under pressure to deliver better care to more people with a better value. Right now, healthcare is focused on outcomes. By focusing on prevention issues, you are able to help reduce some costs to the healthcare systems. Our solutions are designed to help reduce the risk of infection, hospital readmissions, and hospital acquired conditions. These are things that can lead to much higher costs, much higher patient suffering, and longer length of stay.
Al Concemi, Vice President of Marketing – US Surgical Division
Hibiclens isn’t just for the hospital – it also works in the home. That is why we continue to expand our retail availability to make it easier for consumers to buy Hibiclens. Because it bonds to your skin and has 24-hour protection, you’re able to resist the multitude of germs you come across in your daily lives.
Al Concemi, Vice President of Marketing – US Surgical Division
Mölnlycke is doing things right. Healthcare should always come first.
J.L. Haber, Vice President of Programming for Worldwide Business
Our solutions are true to Mölnlycke’s purpose of advance performance in healthcare across the world. When looking at the patient and caregiver experience, we aspire to equip both with solutions to achieve the best outcomes. This is why we care about prevention of Surgical Site Infections. Simply put, we know they are a significant issue impacting patient care and increasing health care costs and we want to be the best partner in making a positive difference in this space.
Randy Schwartz, Vice President Wound Care Marketing US
Continued caregiver and patient understanding is important to us and central to what we call having ‘Customer at Heart’. Combined with our gained expertise and advanced technologies, we’ve developed a portfolio of SSI bundle solutions for perioperative care. Mölnlycke truly believes that together we can make a difference. Everyone involved - the patient, health care provider, the care facility and our healthcare system overall- benefits when we are able to work together to reduce infection rates.
Al Concemi, Vice President Surgical Marketing US
Tissue Analytics is incredibly excited to work with Mölnlycke on this important initiative. We share the same passion to help patients.
Kevin Keenahan, CEO of Tissue Analytics
We are very excited to be part of AstraZeneca’s BioVentureHub, as it offers a unique opportunity for us to collaborate with AstraZeneca’s world-class scientists and benefit from their state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure while developing new advanced wound care and surgical solutions for our customers.
Richard Twomey, CEO Mölnlycke
It’s fantastic that a well-established, global, medical solutions company like Mölnlycke wants to be part of our innovation experiment.
Magnus Björsne, CEO for AstraZeneca’s BioVentureHub
Our strong focus on product innovation and clinical evidence has continuously changed the way wounds are treated and prevented.
Richard Twomey, CEO
This reconfirms market confidence in Mölnlycke and our sound, long-term corporate strategy
Stefan Fristedt, CFO
Skin protectants are strategically important to our Prevention solution offer and the partnership with Rochal enables us to provide our customers with a complete solution within the pressure ulcer prevention area
Richard Twomey, CEO, Mölnlycke Health Care
It is our hope that the WUWHS consensus document will help clinicians and health care budget holders understand the role of dressings in PU prevention, as well as which dressings may protect against PU development and which patients may benefit.
Professor Nick Santamaria
The results of this research will contribute to developing a better understanding of the hidden costs of wound care and also, ultimately, to better patient care.
Phil Cooper, President, Wound Care Division
We finally have a product that really works; this is fantastic news for cancer patients.
Dr. Patries Herst
The BARRIER EasyWarm active self-warming blanket is a welcome addition to the tools available to healthcare professionals
Professor Johan Raeder
being granted FDA clearance gives us access to another important market, where we will launch during 2014
Eric De Kesel