STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services. The company is focused primarily on healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device Customers.
STERIS's mission is to help Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
The STERIS Life Science Segment offers Customers innovative products, such as Water-Stills, Pure-Steam-Generators, Steam-Sterilizers, Washers and VHP®-Generators and VHP®-Material-Pass-Through-Chambers including Equipment Installation and Maintenance, Contract VHP®-Room-Decontamination and Laboratory-Services.
Founded as Innovative Medical Technologies in Ohio in 1985, the company was renamed STERIS in 1987. However, some of the businesses that have been acquired and integrated into STERIS, notably American Sterilizer Company (AMSCO), have much longer operating histories. STERIS has approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operate in more than 100 countries and plants in 17 countries as USA, Canada, Finland, France, Mexico, China, Ireland, Switzerland, UK and other. In 2018 the turnover was about 2.7 Billion USD.