MENTOR, OHIO – June 2, 2011 — STERIS Isomedix Services is pleased to announce the expansion of its gamma irradiation facility in Chester, New York. Construction is underway and the facility’s third gamma irradiator is expected to be operational in spring 2012.
“Our committed relationships with medical device manufacturers in the Northeastern United States have positioned us to expand to meet their needs,” comments Dan Carestio, vice president of sales and marketing for STERIS Isomedix Services. “We are excited about the opportunity to better serve our Customers in this region and accommodate their continued growth. The additional irradiator not only reflects our commitment to Customers, but also our ongoing investment in service capabilities.”
The expansion will allow STERIS Isomedix Services to offer Customers gamma irradiation services through five irradiators in three Northeast facilities. The company also provides ethylene oxide sterilization services in the region through two processing locations.
About STERIS Isomedix Services
STERIS Isomedix Services is a provider of contract sterilization services with 18 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Utilizing gamma and ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization, Isomedix Services has been meeting the sterilization needs of the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology community for over 35 years. For more information about STERIS Isomedix Services please call (877) 783-7479 or visit isomedix.com.
Isomedix Services is a business segment of STERIS Corporation, a worldwide leader in infection prevention, decontamination and health science technologies, products and services. STERIS is traded on the NYSE under the STE symbol.
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