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America's Swab Experts

Puritan Medical Products is an American company known worldwide as the most trusted manufacturer of swabs. But we didn't stop there. As our customer's needs have evolved, so have we. This has resulted in an ever-expanding line of medical products that takes advantage of the most up-to-date materials and manufacturing processes to deliver innovative solutions for even the most demanding applications.

Company Overview

We take pride in our unwavering commitment to producing high-quality products. You can order with confidence, knowing that Puritan products are manufactured, packaged, and shipped from one of our three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Maine. We maintain valuable relationships with many of America’s top distributors and kit manufacturers to ensure they have access to our extensive product line.

"The customized swab, and more importantly, the team at Puritan who worked with us starting with our rep provided us with the perfect sampling tool. And we’re excited to see the results of this research using this swab."

— Emily Curd, Research Associate, University of California

Ready to learn more about our cutting-edge products? Contact Us to speak with one of our knowledgeable and friendly product specialists.

Why Choose Puritan

Quality, consistency, availability—that’s our promise, and it’s why our customers continue doing business with us year after year. Our comprehensive product line offers one-stop shopping for standard and specialty swabs and applicators.

Not finding the specific product you’re looking for? Don’t worry—we can prototype and customize the ideal product for your specific application. Our skilled research and development team is always eager to provide custom solutions including configurations and packaging, private labeling, and custom media filling. No other company is as capable of filling specific requests—including single-use devices for detecting emerging diseases and testing for bioterrorism.


Green Initiatives

Puritan values the environment and natural resources. When Puritan was established in 1919, we used Northern white birch in the manufacturing of single-use items, and we still use it for many of our wood products today. Our company has long been involved in the stewardship of the woodlands of Northern New England.

Doing our part for a better world through recycling and using renewable resources.

Puritan (Guilford facility) runs on 100%
renewable energy (wood
process waste) for all
building heat, hot water,
and manufacturing.

Puritan runs on
purchased electricity
generated from 10%
renewable energy

Recycling programs:
100% of paper, 100% of
corrugated cardboard,
of metal waste.

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