Sterigenics International recently announced a $10 million expansion at their Gurnee facility.
The irradiator will be ready for customer product validation in October of this year, with production to follow immediately.
“With this addition we are adding gamma processing capacity of up to 5 million cubic feet per year in the Midwest," Michael Mulhern, CEO of Sterigenics International, said. "Aligning our capital investments to support our customers’ growth strategies has always been a top priority for our company. Customers can expect Sterigenics to continue to add valuable global sterilization capacity going forward.”
Philip Macnabb, president of Sterigenics International LLC., agreed.
“Growing customer demand is driving this expansion,” Macnabb said. “With this addition we are adding gamma processing capacity of up to 5 million cubic feet per year in the Midwest.”
The cell is modeled after Sterigenics’ other tote systems, with the dimensions of 24 by 48 by 40 inches. The product overlap system is extremely efficient and provides the capability to process numerous dose ranges and a wide variety of densities.