Utermöhlen received the “Royal Distinction”. This royal distinction was awarded due to the invention of the first aid dressing which saved many soldiers’ lives on the battle fields. This invention was of national importance as it quickly stemmed the heavy bleeding from (gunshot) wounds.
What once started as a business specializing in the production of bandages in Amsterdam in 1880 became a Royal company, which has evolved into both a national and international player in the field of over-the-counter products. You can read more about our rich history and the development of our company below.