N95DECON Scientific Consortium Compiles Critical Research on N95 Mask

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

April 2, 2020 – The ongoing shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 masks, during the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has forced many hospitals, care centers, and first responders to reuse their limited supply of critical resources. This lack of protective devices puts healthcare workers at increased risk of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which […]

Biosafety Level Guidance for COVID-19 Research

Written by: Scott Mechler

What biosafety level is required to handle samples and/or perform research containing the SARS-CoV-2 virus?  Read on for the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Background A Biological Safety Level (BSL 1, 2, 3, or 4) is assigned to a biological lab as a safeguard to protect laboratory personnel, as well as […]

COVID-19 Update: Consolidate Sterilizer Systems Staying Open

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

03/25/2020 Consolidated Sterilizer Systems will remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated 16 critical infrastructure sectors that are deemed to be crucial to the nation’s economy, security, and health.  Consolidated is supporting our clients in the Healthcare and Public Health Sector. This Sector is vital to the economic […]

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Leading Autoclave Manufacturer Awarded $140k Workforce Grant

Written by: Jason Thompson

January 31, 2020, (BILLERICA, MASS.) – Consolidated Sterilizer Systems was recently awarded a $143,500 grant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as part of the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP). This funding presents an exciting opportunity for Consolidated to train their employees in many areas of the business.  Employees will receive training in lean manufacturing, continuous […]

Laboratory Autoclaves That Are Built to Last

Written by: Scott Mechler

When choosing an autoclave to purchase, it’s important to select one that is designed for durability and built to last. Here at Consolidated Sterilizer Systems (CSS), we’ve manufactured over 14,000 state-of-the-art laboratory autoclaves since 1946 — some of the oldest of which are still in operation today. Take, for example, the autoclave pictured below. This […]

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Consolidated Sterilizer Systems to Host Manufacturing Day Plant Event on October 4th for Billerica Community

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities September 13, 2019 (BILLERICA, Mass.)  – In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2019, Consolidated Sterilizer Systems (CSS) will open its doors on Oct. 4th to dozens of students and community members as part of an effort to change people’s perceptions about today’s […]

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Discover Exciting Innovations with CSS at the 70th AALAS National Meeting

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

It’s finally fall, which means the AALAS’s National Meeting is just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited. This year, the Consolidated Sterilizer Systems team will be showcasing our state-of-the-art X1 sterilizer control system at booth number 545. Designed and programmed with “ease-of-use” in mind, the X1 Controller enables technicians to program up […]

Consolidated Sterilizer Systems Completes Challenging Autoclave Installation for Leading Medical Device Manufacturer

Written by: Scott Mechler

Project Name: Scientific Device Laboratory Type of Project: Custom Installation, Sterilizer Validation Sales Team:  DAI Scientific Service Team: Amity Hospital  Service The Client: Scientific Device Laboratory Scientific Device Laboratory is a Des Plaines, Illinois-based medical device manufacturer that applies its expertise in the fields of microbiology and specialty printing to the production of microscope slides, […]


Consolidated Addresses Skills Gap: Partners With Shawsheen Valley Technical High School

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Advanced Manufacturing Training Program offers continued education in welding processes for motivated students. May 29, 2019 (BILLERICA, Mass) — Shawsheen Valley Technical High School (founded in 1970) has proudly served communities throughout Middlesex County by providing students with a world-class vocational and technical education. With Consolidated Sterilizer Systems newly relocated to Billerica, MA, and in […]