Sterilin secures laboratory supplies chain in case of disruption
from pandemic flu
19 September 2009
British manufacturer Sterilin Ltd has geared up to ensure
‘pandemic-proof’ production and distribution of essential laboratory
testing supplies from its South Wales facility.
The company manufactures single-use plastics, such as sample
collection and transport containers, pipettes, petri dishes and
multiwell plates, which play a daily role in clinical and industrial
diagnostic testing laboratories. Routine biochemistry, immunology,
haematology, microbiology and food pathogen analyses continue to
increase, irrespective of the wider-publicised ‘swine flu fever’.
Sterilin has put in place its own action plan to protect the
laboratory plastics supply chain, drawing on 40 years of experience in
the microbiology market. Should the pandemic strike as worst case
scenarios predict, Sterilin can provide hospital laboratories and food
manufacturers with essential disposable testing products, even with a
With the most stringent manufacturing standards in the industry, the
Sterilin-branded portfolio of single use plastics comprises over 800
products. The BS EN ISO 9001:2000 accredited purpose built facility in
South Wales is prepared for any eventuality in terms of manufacturing
demand, with comprehensive quality assurance procedures.
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