Listening to our clients' needs and providing a high level of customer service in addition to our innovative spirit are key factors of our success. We strive continuously to provide the market with innovative and practical solutions for fracture treatment and joint replacement to benefit patients and health care professionals. Attention to quality is our trademark.

Swemac was founded in 1985 as a spin-off from Saab Combitech. However Swemac's history dates back to 1968, when the Saab group established a business division in medical technology.

Swemac has evolved over the years within a highly innovative environment where quality has always been critical to development and production. This strong tradition of innovation and high quality remains a core characteristic and guiding compass for Swemac today

High performance, service, and an on-going dialogue with our customers are what defined Swemac forty years ago, and defines us still today.

Mission Statement

Swemac develops and promotes innovative solutions for fracture treatment and joint replacement.

We create outstanding value for our clients and their patients by being a competent and reliable partner.

The history of Swemac

The Hansson Pin System was designed by the late professor Lars Ingvar Hansson.1968 - Saab Aircraft starts a new business area called medical technology.

1975 - The Hansson Pin System was designed by the late professor Lars Ingvar Hansson for the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphyses in children.

1983 - The Hansson Pin System was introduced for femoral neck fractures.

1985 - Saab constitutes Swemac Ltd.

1991 - Henrik Hansson begins working at Swemac Orthopaedics. The first product is the Hansson Pin System, developed by Henrik's father Lars Ingvar Hansson.

1997 - The Hansson family buys the Swemac medical implant division.

2003 - Swemac Aps is established in Denmark.

2004 - Swemac AS is established in Norway.

2011 - Swemac Orthopaedics ApS and Osmedic ApS merge in Denmark and becomes Swemac Osmedic ApS.

2013 - Swemac Simulation AB is established in Sweden.

2014 -  Swemac establish branch office in Japan

2017 - Swemac head office moved to our new office building in Linköping


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Quality & Legal


Swemac is committed to ensuring that all our products and services meet the highest levels of quality, safety and efficacy.

Swemac has extensive experience from the development of orthopaedic implants and instruments for trauma and joint surgery. In close cooperation with customers and university hospitals, Swemac has developed a wide range of market leading medical devices. Swemac designs, manufactures and delivers products that provide the optimal therapeutic benefit for patients. Our products are safe, effective and reliable for their intended purposes and comply with all applicable requirements and regulations.

Our Quality Management System helps us maintain an effective quality program for all aspects of our business, in order to provide products and services that meet and exceed our customers’ requirements and to maintain a high level of compliance with regulations and international standards. We take pride in our quality assurance and work closely with our suppliers and distributors to ensure that they fulfill the highest quality standards. 

Swemac holds an EC Certificate for full quality assurance in compliance with:

  • Medical Device Directive (MDD 93/42/EEC), Annex II

We also maintain a quality management system certificate in compliance with:

  • ISO 13485:2016

All our certificates can be obtained without charge from: quality@swemac.com.

In addition to our internal audit programs, our Notified Body, Intertek Certification Sweden, annually conducts independent audits of all our sites and of our head office in Linköping, Sweden.

If you have any questions regarding Swemac quality assurance or regulatory affairs, please contact:

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Manager


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Swemac accepts no responsibility for typographical errors or technically inaccurate information on this web site. Swemac specifically reserves the right to change, delete, or update information without notice at any time. However, Swemac accepts no obligation to update and maintain the accuracy of the information on this web site.

This web site may contain links to other web sites which are not associated with Swemac. Such web sites are not under the control or review of Swemac. Therefore, Swemac is not responsible for any information provided on those web sites and does not guarantee in any way the accuracy of the information provided at those web sites, nor does Swemac recommend any particular product or service contained on those sites.

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