SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Sterilization Systems Group (SSG) announced today the award of a new contract for multiple large Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilization Systems to a major multi-national corporation. The contract calls for three industrial EtO Systems, sophisticated material handling systems, emissions control systems and validation consulting work. The contract value exceeds US $3.5 million.
Ethylene Oxide Sterilization is the most common method used to sterilize medical devices. ETC's EtO Sterilization Systems are the most advanced in the world for large medical device manufacturers. ETC has invested heavily in technologies to improve their efficacy, economy and reliability.
David Mitchell, Business Unit Manager of ETC Sterilization Systems, commented, "ETC was selected for this project largely due to our unique and pioneering designs, from our PRO-GENESIS™ Advantage SCADA control system, the most advanced of its kind in the industry, to our air-heated/cooled chamber jacketing. ETC is a technology-based company. Innovative energy-efficient solutions tailored to customer requirements provide ETC with a competitive edge."
ETC's SSG offers steam and Ethylene Oxide Sterilizer Systems, Professional Services, Consulting and Software Systems to the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Life Science industries. We offer unique, customized solutions to unique process systems challenges.
ETC was incorporated in 1969 in Pennsylvania and last year we celebrated our 40th anniversary. Our core technologies include the design, manufacture and sale of Training Services (TSG) which includes (1) software driven products and services used to create and monitor the physiological effects of flight; (2) high performance jet tactical flight simulation, and; (3) driving and disaster simulation systems, and Control Systems (CSG) which includes: (1) steam and gas sterilization; (2) testing and simulation devices for the automotive industry, and; (3) hyperbaric and hypobaric chambers. Product categories included in TSG are Aircrew Training Systems (ATS) and flight simulators, disaster management systems and entertainment applications. CSG includes sterilizers, environmental control devices and hyperbaric chambers along with parts and service support.
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