Consolidated Sterilizer Systems to Showcase X1 Control System at 69th AALAS National Meeting

Written by: Mike Peters

October 1, 2018, (BILLERICA, Mass.) – Consolidated Sterilizer Systems (CSS), a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality, high performance laboratory autoclaves, is excited to announce that it will have a booth at the 69th AALAS National Meeting Oct. 28–Nov.1 in Baltimore, Md. The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is a membership association […]

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Consolidated Sterilizer Systems Partners with Discovery Scientific Solutions

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Strategic partnership presents opportunity to work with leading manufacturing representative group and expand company presence in West Coast market. August 30, 2018 (BILLERICA, MASS.) – Consolidated Sterilizer Systems (CSS), a leading designer and manufacturer of reliable, easy-to-use steam autoclaves, is pleased to announce its partnership with Discovery Scientific Solutions. Discovery Scientific Solutions (DSS), a laboratory […]


Consolidated Sterilizer Systems Announces Move to New Facility

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Company’s move to new facility in Billerica, Mass. presents opportunity for continued growth and product innovation. August 24, 2018, (BILLERICA, MASS.) — Consolidated Sterilizer Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of reliable, easy-to-use steam autoclaves, is excited to announce its move to a new state-of-the-art facility at 3 Enterprise Rd in Billerica, Mass. The expansion […]

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What to Do About Stained Packs After Autoclaving: Common Causes and Affordable Solutions

Written by: Scott Mechler

In the summer of 2016, Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) in Windsor, Ontario, was forced to cancel hundreds of surgeries at its Ouellette campus due to a “mysterious sterilization scare.” The strange scare, as reported in numerous media outlets, involved the staining of wrapping materials used to protect sterilized instrument trays during and after autoclaving. Because of […]

Major Research University Upgrades Autoclaves to the Cloud

Written by: Jason Thompson

Project Name: Michigan State University Project Location: East Lansing, Michigan Type of Project: Cloud Upgrade Kit to Existing CSS Autoclave The Client The Department of Horticulture and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences are two of the largest departments at Michigan State University, a well-known public research university with over 50,000 students. The two […]

Consolidated Sterilizer Installed in Germfree Mobile Lab in Abu Dhabi

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Consolidated Sterilizer Systems is excited to announce one of its autoclaves has been installed in a Germfree mobile biocontainmment laboratory being used as part of a public health response in United Arab Emirates. The installation project with Germfree features Consolidated’s small double-door pass thru autoclave, a specialty steam sterilizer used primarily for BSL-3 laboratories. Jeff […]

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Consolidated’s CEO Challenges Industry with Benchmarks for Energy and Water

Written by: Scott Mechler

At a recent sustainability conference (International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories – I2SL) in Boston, Consolidated’s CEO Arthur Trapotsis challenged the steam sterilization industry to provide more “eco-friendly” equipment to research labs and hospitals. Trapotsis said that autoclaves are one of the single highest consumers of water in the laboratory, dispelling up to 12,000,000 gallons (18 […]


Sterilization 101: How Does a Laboratory Autoclave Work?

Written by: Amit Gupta

Steam sterilization is an important process, one that is performed in every laboratory. In this article, we will explore the history of steam sterilization, how a sterilizer works, and emerging trends in sterilizer design. An Introduction to Steam Sterilization Terminology The terms steam sterilizer and autoclave are synonymous and can be used interchangeably. That said, […]

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Is the Cloud Secure? The Most Common Question to Consider When Connecting Your Lab to the Cloud

Written by: Arthur Trapotsis

Are you considering connecting your autoclave to the cloud? Perhaps you’re thinking of upgrading not only your autoclave, but all of your laboratory equipment? Perhaps you’re unsure of embracing cloud-enabled equipment, and the whole concept of the Internet of Things, in the laboratory (also known as the Internet of Labs). Before you decide, make sure […]

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Consolidated’s CEO Arthur Trapotsis to Speak at Upcoming I2SL Conference

Written by: Jason Thompson

Consolidated Sterilizers Systems CEO Arthur Trapotsis will join an impressive list of industry experts this October for the I2SL Annual Conference — a leading international conference focused on strategies to meet the challenges of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in laboratories and related facilities. The conference, which routinely draws an international audience of owners, architects, […]