Welcome to Medela

Medela was founded in 1961 by Olle Larsson and is headquartered in Switzerland. Under the leadership of Olle Larsson’s son Michael, Medela has become a global player in breastfeeding products and medical vacuum technology thanks to continued research, innovation and the evaluation of customers' needs.

Voluntary Electrical Safety Recall

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Voluntary Electrical Safety Recall

Medela has decided to undertake an urgent voluntary recall of a detachable wall plug, which is a component part of the AC power supply for certain Medela breastpumps.  This is consistent with Medela's commitment to customer safety.

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Products affected

The detachable wall plug connects to an AC power adapter. Together, they are supplied as a stand-alone product, and are also suppplied with the following models of Medela breastpump: Medela Swing, Medela Swing Maxi and Medela Freestyle.

Thopaz cardiothoracic drainage system

Innovation at Medela

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Innovation at Medela

For Medela, innovation is essential to ensure future business success. Innovation is the result of intense basic research and the evaluation of customers' needs. Today, development projects in medical technology must follow a standardised user-centred design process.

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Medela involves its users in the innovation process. By asking them about their needs and their experiences using Medela breast pumps and vacuum technology, new customer benefits can be realised. Medela’s product development is guided by the customers’ needs.