Sotera Health - Safeguarding Global Health with a Combined Tenure
By reframing how Sterigenics International cares for its customers, the company could impact every conversation and touchpoint across the supply chain. The team looked to brand to drive internal transformation and signal it externally, building a brand platform and story that highlighted a new focus on safeguarding global health. To embody this spirit, the team wanted a new name for the organization. Of 300 options, one inspiration stood out and became Sotera Health. As Sotera Health, they would become the organization continuously pushing for development of mission-critical solutions, while remaining committed to protecting global health.
The brand architecture reinforced the subsidiary brands’ connection to Sotera Health while capitalizing on the legacy brands’ individual strengths. Therefore, they share a molecule-inspired symbol and design system. Evoking clarity, coherence and operational efficiency, its threads joined together to form a shield, signifying both the organization’s foundation in science and their promise of protection. The design system also includes an updated selection of photography, capturing both Sotera Health’s role as a health care leader as well as the humanity behind the science.
Sotera Health has a long history of Safeguarding Global Health with a combined tenure across the three best-in-class companies of nearly 200 years. Sterigenics has provided safe sterilization services since the 1930s. Nordion has established expertise in gamma technologies and medical isotopes since 1946. Nelson Labs has provided expert lab testing since 1985. The company has an impressive history of providing innovative, safe sterilization and lab services to its customers. The company’s customers depend upon the end-to-end services the team provide throughout the lifecycle of their products, from research and development to product manufacturing and sterilization, as well as ongoing quality control. “Our customers include 40 of the world’s top 50 medical device companies, eight of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies and many of the largest companies in the food processing industry, all of whom rely on our expertise to ensure that the products they take to market are safe and effective.”
The name Sotera Health was inspired by Soteria, the Greek goddess of safety, and reflects the Company’s unwavering commitment to its mission, Safeguarding Global Health. Sotera Health Company, along with its three best-in-class businesses – Sterigenics, Nordionand Nelson Labs, is a leading global provider of mission-critical end-to-end sterilization solutions and lab testing and advisory services for the healthcare industry. With a combined tenure across our businesses of nearly 200 years and its industry-recognized scientific and technological expertise, Sotera helps to ensure the safety of over 190 million patients and healthcare practitioners around the world every year.
The company is a trusted partner to more than 5,800 customers in over 50 countries, including 40 of the top 50 medical device companies and 8 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies. Today,Sotera Health brings together Sterigenics, Nelson Labs and Nordion, each of which are established, highly reputable players in the global health arena. Working as a team, Sotera Health and its companies have one common goal: Safeguarding Global Health. With these three companies operating together, Sotera Health, formerly Sterigenics International, leverages more than 500 combined years of scientific expertise to ensure safety across the medical device, pharma, tissue and food industries. With over 2,800 employees globally, including more than 350 scientists, the company operates 63 facilities worldwide across 13 countries. “Our purpose is bigger than the products and services we provide. We ensure that health care around the world is consistently and reliably safe every day. Our purpose, our conduct, and our values are at the heart of our commitment to employee safety, environmental responsibility, and sustainability principles.”
The Sotera Health name is new, but its track record for reliability and safety in global health is well established. Formed in 2017 as the parent company for Nelson Labs, Nordion and Sterigenics, Sotera Health is the leader in protecting global health thanks to the longstanding reputation for quality across each of its companies. In aggregate, Sotera Health has over 185 years of combined industry leadership. Sterigenics has provided safe sterilization services since the 1930s. Nordion has established expertise in gamma technologies and medical isotopes since 1946. Nelson Labs has provided expert lab testing since 1985. “Our most recent addition to the Sotera Health family, Toxikon Europe, has established a leading extractables and leachables testing platform since 1990. An impressive history that points to an even brighter future.”