DEERFIELD, IL AND SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- APRIL 4, 2016 – Sterigenics International LLC, the leading global provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies and medical isotopes, and a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and GTCR, today announced that it has acquired Nelson Laboratories, Inc., the largest U.S. provider of life-cycle microbiology testing services for the medical devices, pharmaceutical and tissue industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT January 14, 2016—Governor Gary R. Herbert, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) agency and the Governor’s Office for Economic Development (GOED), honored yesterday the 2015 winners of the Governor’s Medals for Excellence in Science and Technology.
The new secure portal for will make it easier for customers to track studies, access testing information and reports, and share data with others in their company.
Nelson Laboratories enlarges its list of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certifications with the addition of Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) certification for sterility testing on biologics. TGA certification represents that Nelson Labs has demonstrated lab management practices and systems compliant with Australian regulatory code. Device manufacturers manufacturing in, or supplying medical devices to Australia, can now rely on Nelson Labs to perform testing for this region.
Established on October 1, 1985 by Dr. Jerry R. Nelson and Lynda S. Nelson, Nelson Laboratories began in a humble 2,200 square foot lab at the University of Utah’s Research Park. Five employees strong and offering 40 microbiology tests performed on refurbished lab equipment, Nelson Labs was founded on principals of quality science and customer focus.