Sterigenics International LLC has changed its parent company name to Sotera Health LLC. Its three operating companies ― Nelson Labs, Nordion, and Sterigenics ― will retain their current names. The new parent company name signals an integrated approach, combining the offerings of the three companies in offering mission-critical services.
The name Sotera was inspired by the Greek goddess of safety, Soteria, and reflects a commitment to global health, according to the company.
Sotera Health has 62 facilities in 13 countries and provides lab services, comprehensive sterilization solutions, and a global supply of radioisotopes to the medical device, pharmaceutical, tissue, and food industries. The company serves more than 6,000 global customers, including 75 percent of the top 100 medical device manufacturers.
The new brand was developed after consultation with customers, suppliers, employees, and company leadership. The companies and services under the Sotera Health umbrella are:
- Nelson Labs ― A provider of global lab testing and consulting services, performing more than 400 microbiological and analytical laboratory tests across the medical device, pharmaceutical and tissue industries. The company recently announced the acquisition of Toxikon Europe.
- Nordion ― A global provider of mission-critical radioisotopes used for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Nordion supplies Cobalt-60, the primary input to the gamma sterilization process, to healthcare operations, including its sister company Sterigenics.
- Sterigenics ― A global provider of comprehensive sterilization solutions that eliminate potential health threats, using advanced medical sterilization techniques. Sterigenics has expertise across Gamma, Ethylene Oxide (EO), Electron Beam (E-beam), and X-ray sterilization.
“Safeguarding Global Health is the cornerstone of our new brand and guides us in what we do each and every day,” said Michael B. Petras Jr., CEO of Sotera Health. “It speaks to the breadth of our business and our ability to partner with our customers across their entire product-development lifecycle.”
(Source: Sotera Health LLC)