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MWE manufactures a wide range of products such as swabs and specimen collection media for the safe handling, collection and transportation of viruses, bacteria, and other microorganisms. We are the only UK manufacturer of swabs. Our products are manufactured to International Standards and meet the CLSI-M40-A2 validation (for the quality control of microbiology specimen transport devices).


More than just Clinical

Swabs and specimen collection are used in other areas outside of the clinical setting. MWE supplies a range of swabs and specimen collection media into Food, Pharmaceutical, Forensics, Environmental, and Research. Our products are used globally in over 120 countries. Our capacity has grown 10-fold and we manufacture millions of swabs and media on a weekly basis.

Our Ethos

We strive to ensure our products meet international standards, they are the best quality on the market, and they are validated. Good quality doesn’t come cheap, and cheap quality isn’t always good. Validation and standards can give you the assurance that the products you are buying are good quality and will provide the best results. We listen to our customers and their needs to innovate products that provide a solution to their challenges.

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Our Story – Medical Wire to MWE

Established for over 70 years, Medical Wire (MWE) has grown into a global enterprise supporting organisations and governments worldwide, in industries including food, forensics, clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratories, and even veterinary.

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Industries we Support

MWE has been established for 70 years and has always been known for providing pre-analytics that are compliant, excellent quality and manufactured to international standards, to the clinical, food, pharma, forensics, research and veterinary industries.

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Charities close to our Heart

MWE supports three charities – Group B Strep Society, Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Julia’s House Children’s Hospice. We are proud to work with them and support them so they can meet their goals.

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