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Terassa, Catalonia, Spain and Santa Clara, Calif., United States – April 21, 2023 – Telstar and Picarro have entered into an alliance to strengthen the development of EtO sterilization plants integrating emissions control technology.

The collaboration between Telstar, a leading global brand of aseptic process solutions highly specialized in the development of industrial-scale ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization plants, and Picarro, an emissions management solutions provider including advanced EtO Emissions Monitoring Systems, solidifies the development of  end-to-end complete solutions for industries that use and produce ethylene oxide integrated with cutting-edge EtO monitoring technology into new sterilization plants, offering customers unmatched safety, efficiency, and compliance with international standards.

Picarro’s EtO monitoring systems focus on mitigating regulatory risks and enhancing process safety, the monitoring solutions include multipoint workplace safety monitoring, continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS), process monitoring, and fence line monitoring.

By integrating Picarro’s monitoring technology into Telstar’s sterilization plants, the company makes a strong commitment to delivering the highest levels of safety, efficiency, and compliance for its customers. This strategic monitoring solution choice will further strengthen Telstar’s position as a market leader in the development and delivery of industrial-scale EtO sterilization plants for medical device companies, contract sterilization facilities, chemical plants, and hospitals.

Telstar and Picarro Solution

“Partnering with Picarro allows us to offer our customers an even more comprehensive solution for their EtO sterilization needs,” said Jordi Serrat, Corporate Product &Technology Director at Telstar. “By incorporating Picarro’s advanced emissions management solutions into our plants, we can provide our clients with the best possible safety and compliance solutions while minimizing the environmental impact of their operations.”

Joel Avrunin, Vice President of Environmental, at Picarro added, “We are proud to collaborate with Telstar, a company that shares our commitment to safety and regulatory compliance while supporting the medical device sterilization industry. Our EtO monitoring systems, combined with Telstar’s expertise in EtO sterilization plants, will enable us to deliver industry-leading solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers.”

About Telstar

Telstar is a leading global brand of aseptic process solutions. The company, part of the azbil Group, specializes in the development of highly complex projects, from integrated process equipment to design, engineering and construction of complete turnkey pharmaceutical and biotech production facilities, critical installations, clean rooms, and R&D laboratories. In the sterilization field, the company is an expert in the design and production of integrated systems and equipment to control contamination, autoclaves for sterilization, steam sterilizers, EtO sterilization chambers and superheated water sterilization autoclaves designed for sterilizing large batches of parenteral solutions, along with developments in automation and process control for sterilization systems by integrating robotized loading and unloading technology.

About Picarro

Picarro is a global provider of Advanced EtO Emissions Monitoring Systems, offering end-to-end solutions for industries using and producing ethylene oxide. With a dedication to mitigating regulatory risk and enhancing process safety, Picarro’s cutting-edge technology and comprehensive services are tailored to meet the unique needs of various industries, including medical device companies, contract sterilization facilities, chemical plants, and hospitals.

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