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7 November 2017

Sterigenics International LLC Changes Name to Sotera Health LLC

Sterigenics International LLC  announced today that it has changed its parent company name to Sotera Health LLC. Its three operating companies – Nelson Labs™, Nordion® and Sterigenics® – will continue to maintain their current names. The new parent company name signals a more integrated and holistic customer value proposition as it combines the offerings of […]

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31 October 2017

Kevin Brooks joins the iia board

Kevin Brooks has joined the board of the International Irradiation Association replacing Scott McIntosh who has retired. Kevin is President of Nordion a leading supplier Gamma Technologies and Medical Isotopes. Kevin was previously with Nordion in the position of Senior VP, Sales & Marketing. He was most recently the Vice President of Sales, Marketing & […]

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23 October 2017

iia and the Panel on Gamma & Electron Irradiation

The iia attended a meeting of the Panel on Gamma & Electron Irradiation (‘Panel’) on Wednesday 18th October. Martin Comben of iia presented an update of iia activities including details of: its activities to help address the issue of cobalt-60 shipment denial through the Transport Facilitation Working Group including the production of new literature and it […]

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14 October 2017

Mevex 30th anniversary

Mevex celebrated its 30th anniversary as a company on October 6th 2017. The company started life as a handful of engineers with a vision of creating an industrial linear accelerator business. Thirty years later, Mevex is now a multinational corporation with employees on three continents and customers on five. Mevex is now one of the […]

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13 October 2017

IBA 30th anniversary

iia members IBA recently recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and the image above was taken at an IBA celebration to mark the event. IBA was founded by Yves Jongen in 1986 as a spin-off of the Cyclotron Research Center of the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL), Belgium. Initially active in medical imaging, the company turned […]

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12 July 2017

Irradiación de alimentos: claves esenciales para entender el proceso

This headline appeared on the South American website Infobae Tendencies a few days ago. The article is in Spanish and can be accessed via the following link – Infobae Tendencies. The article references iia and members Daniel Perticaro (Ionics) and Celina Horak (CNEA). The website article includes links to several interesting short videos. We have done […]

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15 June 2017

IMRP 19 Program Committee Meeting

The IMRP 19 Program Committee is meeting in Strasbourg to develop the outline themes and structure for the next conference. The International Irradiation Association (iia) has appointed Yves Henon as Program Chair. Members of the Program Committee are: Yves Henon (iia – Program Chair) Bart Croonenborghs (Sterigenics) Philippe Dethier (IBA) Brian McEvoy (STERIS) Uwe Gohs […]

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13 June 2017

Lloyd Scott – Iotron Industries Inc

It was with a very heavy heart that Tino Pereira President/CEO of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. informed us of the passing of Lloyd Scott on Sunday June 4,2017. Lloyd Scott was the founder of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. an Electron beam manufacturer/operator headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with additional facilities/offices in Columbia City, USA and Ottawa […]

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18 May 2017

Mr. Zhang Xianghua establishes the “Zhang Xianghua Laureate Prize” with Personal Fund One Million CNY

During the 18th International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP 2016) held in Vancouver, Canada on November 11, 2016, the International Irradiation Association (iia) awarded the association’s highest accolade, the Laureate Award, to Mr. Zhang Xianghua, former Chairman (1992-2016) of Wuxi EL PONT Radiation Technology Co., Ltd. To express his gratitude to all the contributors to […]

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23 March 2017

iia Newsletter

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