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CTS Bioprocessing Welcomes the Sani-Tech West Companies, Rebrands Globally as SaniSure
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Camarillo, CA, August 2020 - CTS Bioprocessing (“CTS”), a leading vertically-integrated player in the single-use bioprocessing technology space, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sani-Tech West, Inc. (Sani-Tech West & subsidiaries SaniSure® and SureTech, together “STW”). Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Camarillo California, STW designs, develops, and manufactures single-use solutions for the bioprocessing industry including customized bottle assemblies, aseptic transfer systems, caps, flasks, tubes, and clamps. The business has c. 170 employees and operates two facilities in Southern California. STW has longstanding customer relationships with leading biopharma and biotech customers, exhibiting an impressive reputation for high-quality solutions and customer service. In addition to its assembly offerings, STW provides customers several unique, IP-backed manufactured solutions to address customers’ unique applications.

The combined CTS and SaniSure® platform creates a strong operational footprint across North America and Europe, enabling the company to serve customers on a more global basis. With vertically integrated manufacturing & assembly operations in both North America and Europe, the business can offer its customers enhanced supply chain assurance for a combined portfolio of leading solutions, supported by a leading network of global distribution partners. Together, CTS and STW will offer its customers leading solutions for critical fluid path technologies, including PharmaTainer™ bottles & carboys, Cap2v8® solutions, aSURE® fittings, Bio-Ease™ clamps, Mixed4Sure closed Carboy Mixing system, Gama stable stir bars together with a wide range of extrusion capabilities of silicone tubing and other elastomeric solutions such as the Cellgyn® TPE tubing.

As part of the combination, the group is changing the parent company name from CTS BioProcessing to SaniSure®. However, each of the Cellon, TBL, Silicone Altimex and the Sani-Tech West companies will continue to utilize existing brand and trade names.

Richard Fry, founder and CEO of Cellon, commented: “The addition of Sani-Tech West to the CTS platform is very exciting. Their capabilities and product portfolio are highly complementary to those of CTS. Additionally, their strong North American presence will enable the combined organization to better serve the needs of our customers on a more global basis, including bringing more PharmaTainer™ based products & assemblies to North American customers.”

Richard Shor, founder and CEO of Sani-Tech West, said: “We are excited to work with 3i and the CTS team. We have a shared vision for the future, which was critical to our decision to join the group. Together, our expanded portfolio of innovative product offerings, extensive design & manufacturing capabilities, and our broadened geographic footprint will help us to become an even stronger partner to our customers.”

Bob DuPont, CEO, TBL, said: “We are delighted to welcome Sani-Tech West to the CTS platform. We have known Richard Shor and his team for quite some time and there is a strong cultural fit between our organizations. We are excited to offer additional capabilities and supply chain assurance to our partners, and our collective resources will enable us to further shorten lead times and strengthen our quality leadership position.”

The company will continue to experience strong growth supporting key customers in the fast-growing biologics market, and in particular, customers working on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody, vaccine, and cell and gene therapy modalities with single-use technologies in a variety of upstream and downstream applications.

Sani-Tech West Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Friday, January 25, 2013
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Sani-Tech West is proud to announce the successful certification of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. This certification confirms that Sani-Tech West is commitment to our processes, resources, systems, and skills – all necessary to deliver high-quality services in a timely manner. The certification also illustrates we are proactive about quality and that our customer's needs are our first priority. You can view our certificate here, and our press release here.

Sani-Tech West is excited to represent Applied Bioprocess Containers for your single-use bag systems
Monday, August 2, 2010
Applied Bioprocess Containers is a cGMP manufacturer of single-use bags using proven materials and designs. ABC's manufacturing process allows us to rapidly customize products to meet the exacting needs of our customers. ABC manufactures bags to fit most totes, drums and tanks found in the bioprocessing industry, utilizing a Class 10,000 cleanroom with state-of-the-art production equipment. ABC’s streamlined manufacturing practices assures you fast delivery, in many cases under 4 weeks from date of order. See Applied Bioprocess Containers in our Bag Technology catalog.

Sani-Tech West is Proud to Receive the "Baxter BioScience Best Regional Performance Award"
Friday, October 2, 2009

All of us at Sani-Tech West are very proud to receive the "Baxter BioScience Regional Supplier of the Year" for servicing multiple sites in outstanding fashion. Baxter's team emphasized the need for superior communications, strong risk mitigation, and creative problem solving as the qualities they most needed from their supplies in order to achieve these goals. Only 7 out of the 7500 suppliers that Baxter BioScience does business with were presented with this award for meeting these goals, as well as setting the bar for superior performance.

Sani-Tech West has built our success on teamwork, communication, problem solving, and commitment to our customers. These are all qualities we take very seriously. We really appreciate the recognition from Baxter, and their acknowledgement that we have applied these qualities in our partnership with them.

Welcome to the New Sani-Tech West!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS! Due to your support, our catalog of products and services has grown so much this last year that we have redesigned our web site to provide a better experience for all our customers.

Our new website provides improvements to our Hose Builder, allowing several hoses to be quoted at once. We've expanded our product pages to provide more information for you our customer, and to give you the ability to easily request a quote or ask questions. Frequent customers can register an account to submit quote requests or inquires without having to re-enter your contact information every time.

To help find the information you're looking for, we've also improved our navigation and added full search capabilities. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.

Sani-Tech West is excited to be the new SaniSure, Inc. Representative for the West Coast
Friday, January 2, 2009

SaniSure, Inc. is a complete cGMP supplier of single use systems and components, designed and built to meet the stringent requirements of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries.

SaniSure's focus is to help design, develop and optimize current processes, customizing assemblies using components to help improve safety, reduce labor costs, improve production efficiency and overall production costs, improving ease of implementation and speed to market.

Learn more about SaniSure™ in our Single Use Assemblies catalog.

Sani-Tech West Awarded Saint-Gobain's 2006 Distributor of the Year
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Sani-Tech West is extremely proud to be awarded Saint-Gobain Performace Plastic's 2006 Distributor of the Year for North America. To all our customers for making last year one of the best we have ever had: THANK YOU!

Sincerely, all of us at Sani-Tech West