About us Founded in 1932, Swann- Morton Limited has become a World leader in the manufacture of high quality precision surgical blades, scalpels and handles. Offering a wide and diverse range of products for use in all surgical disciplines, they are renowned for consistency of quality and reliability of service not only in the UK but also in over 100 export markets. Within their Sheffield facility they combine traditional blade making skills with state of the art edge technology to maintain exacting industry standards and a daily output in excess of 1.5 million blades. The firm currently employs 350 people from Sheffield and the surrounding area and has an annual turnover of £20 million, 70% of which is accounted for by its export activities.