Sotera Health Co. provides mission-critical sterilization, lab testing and advisory services to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. It also provides end-to-end sterilization as well as microbiological and analytical lab testing and advisory services to help ensure that medical, pharmaceutical and food products are safe for healthcare practitioners, patients and consumers. The firm operates through the following businesses: Sterigenics, Nordion, and Nelson Labs. The Sterigenics business provides outsourced terminal sterilization and irradiation services for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety and advanced applications markets by using following technologies: gamma irradiation, EO processing and E-beam irradiation. The Nordion business provides Co-60 and gamma irradiators, which are the key components to the gamma sterilization process. The Nelson Labs business provides outsourced microbiological and analytical chemistry testing and advisory services for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Broadview Heights, OH.