The Global Expert On Breastfeeding For Over 50 Years
Medela’s primary focus is breastfeeding – by helping moms to successfully breastfeed their babies and to do so for as long as they choose.
Meeting this goal responsibly is at the heart of everything we do.
Breastfeeding and Healthcare competence
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. Medela has 18 subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia. Medela distributes its products in more than 100 countries, either directly or through independent partners. Medela has a staff of 1,740 worldwide, 440 of whom are located in Switzerland (as of 31 December 2016).