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Swann-Morton Limited

Owlerton Green
S6 2BJ
United Kingdom

0114 234 4231




Founded in Sheffield during 1932, Swann-Morton have become a world leader in the manufacture of surgical blades, scalpels and handles. It is a name respected globally for quality, precision, consistency and reliability and recognised for combining traditional blade making skills with the latest technology. The preferred choice of many of the World's surgeons, the wide and varied range of products consisting of around 70 individual blades shapes and 30 different handles is also used extensively by other healthcare professionals such as G.P.'s, Nurses and Paramedics along with practitioners in the associated fields of Dentistry, Podiatry and Veterinary surgery. Exporting to over 100 countries around the World, Swann-Morton have established an extensive network of overseas distributors supporting the local customer base and ensuring service levels of the highest standard are maintained at all times.


The success of Swann-Morton Ltd can be attributed to its unique culture and the philosophies of the founders who started the company in 1932.


Swann-Morton is accredited to ISO 13485, the International Standard for Quality Management Systems for medical devices companies and MDSAP (EU, Health Canada and US FDA).


View Quality, Environmental and Energy accreditations, Health & Safety and Sterilisation information. Includes certificate downloads.

Ethical Trading

We are fully aware of the responsibility we bear towards our customers, employees and the communities in which we work, so we have applied a strict set of ethical values to guide us in our business dealings; these include but are not limited to an Ethical Trading Policy and a Supplier Code of Conduct. These can be viewed here.

Environmental and Energy

The W.R. Swann Group will continually improve its environmental performance in line with its Environmental Policy by implementing and maintaining an Environmental Management System, which includes developing, maintaining and achieving objectives and targets.

The W.R. Swann Group is committed to responsible Energy Management and will practice energy efficiency throughout all of our facilities, plant and equipment wherever it is cost effective to do so. Energy Management plays a key role in our business.




Upcoming Events

Central Sterilising Club - Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Crowne Plaza at Gerrard’s Cross
15th April 2024 – 16th April 2024


National Conference Centre, Birmingham
17th April 2024

Infection Prevention & Control

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
23rd - 24th April 2024

ESGE Days 2024, Symposium – ‘Elevating Endoscopy: Inspiring Progress and Innovation’

Estrel Congress Center (room 15), Berlin, Germany
25th April 2024, 16:30 – 17:30 CEST

Theatres & Decontamination Conference 2024

Coventry Building Society Arena
16th May 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - Birmingham

Millennium Point, Birmingham
18th May 2024

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