Nelson Laboratories is a company that provides lab testing and expert consulting services. It performs microbiological and analytical laboratory tests across the medical device, pharmaceutical, protective barriers, and tissue industries. The company caters to the medical device manufacturers, drug makers, formulators of large and small molecules, and clinical and preclinical contract research organizations.

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Parent CompanySotera Health
HQTaylorsville, UT, US
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Nelson Labs was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Taylorsville, UT, US
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Key People/Management at Nelson Labs

Joe Shrawder

Joe Shrawder

John Bolinder

John Bolinder

VP of Business Transformation
Matt Cushing

Matt Cushing

VP Quality and Science
Rob Katzenbach

Rob Katzenbach

VP of North America Operations
Eric Meyers

Eric Meyers

Jason Whetstone

Jason Whetstone

VP of Human Resources
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Nelson Labs Office Locations

Nelson Labs has offices in Taylorsville, Bozeman, Fairfield, Itasca and in 9 other locations
Taylorsville, UT, US (HQ)
6280 S Redwood Rd
Bozeman, MT, US
1765 S 19th Ave
Fairfield, NJ, US
122 Fairfield Rd
Fairfield, NJ, US
16 Montesano Rd
Itasca, IL, US
1500 W Thorndale Ave
Ontario, CA, US
687 S Wanamaker Ave
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Nelson Labs Financials and Metrics

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Nelson Labs is a subsidiary of Sotera Health

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Nelson Labs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
BioScience LaboratoriesMarch 10, 2021
Nelson Laboratories Fairfield, Inc.

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Nelson Labs News and Updates

BioScience Laboratories Gains CDC Approval to Test All Known Strains of SARS-CoV-2

BioScience Laboratories, a Nelson Labs company, operates a biosafety-level-3 (BSL-3) laboratory that adequately meets CDC guidelines to test all strains of SARS-CoV-2 and other potentially dangerous pathogens.

Sotera Health Launches Free Digital Educational Platform from Industry Thought Leaders

New Sotera Health Academy offers curated content created by industry experts from Nelson Labs, Sterigenics, and Nordion to support MedTech and Pharmaceutical Customers

Nelson Labs Launches Verification Program to Help Consumers Identify Properly Tested Masks and Respirators

New Nelson Labs Mark offers transparency and confidence in product testing New Nelson Labs Mark offers transparency and confidence in product testing

Nelson Labs® and Sterigenics® Open State-of-the-Art Laboratory and Expand Sterilization Facilities to Meet Growing Customer Demand in Europe

SALT LAKE CITY and OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nelson Labs and Sterigenics Germany GmbH, global leaders in comprehensive laboratory testing and sterilization services, announced today the opening of a newly expanded, center of excellence for microbiological laboratory testi…

Nelson Labs Blogs

Testing the Safety and Efficacy of Multifunctional Personal Care Products, A Primer

In this article, Christopher M. Beausoleil, CCRP, at BioScience Laboratories, discusses the complexities that result from the rising trend within the personal-care-product industry for providing consumers with multifunctional products, for example, hand sanitizers that also moisturize the skin. He o…

Biocompatibility Fundamentals for Medical Devices eBook

This eBook contains guidelines for planning, risk mitigation, testing, and compliance for the design and manufacture of medical devices. It provides a digest of pressing challenges and solutions for medical-device design, development, and testing with regard to biocompatibility and toxicology planni…

Initial Evaluation Roadmap for Modern Microbial Methods

This article presents the first four steps of an initial evaluation roadmap for modern microbial methods. It is the result of a collaboration among authors* from different industry working groups that joined forces in 2021 to support the awareness and adoption of modern microbial methods. Nina Moren…

Symposium Small Volume Parenteral Packaging from an Extractable & Leachable perspective 2022 – Presentations

On 30 & 31 March, Nelson Labs Leuven hosted its  virtual symposium on Small Volume Parenteral Packaging from an Extractable & Leachable perspective. The PDFs of the presentations from this two-day seminar are now available. Contact for more information. Day 1 – Marc…

A Stepwise Approach to Deal with In Vitro Cytotoxicity Failures

Six steps to assess the situation and determine how to move forward… Each medical device present or coming on the market needs to have a demonstrated biocompatibility to protect users from potential biological risks arising from its intended clinical use. Therefore, it is required for manufacturers …

EO Optimization and Potential Effects on Sterile Barrier Packaging

In this article Jennifer Gygi, Expert Technical Consultant at Nelson Labs, discusses how EO-optimization efforts can affect a manufacturer’s packaging validation. Read Full Story The post EO Optimization and Potential Effects on Sterile Barrier Packaging appeared first on Nelson Labs.
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Nelson Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nelson Labs founded?

    Nelson Labs was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Nelson Labs key executives?

    Nelson Labs's key executives are Joe Shrawder, John Bolinder and Matt Cushing.

  • How many employees does Nelson Labs have?

    Nelson Labs has 658 employees.

  • Who are Nelson Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Nelson Labs include GenMark Diagnostics, IsoPlexis and RQM+.

  • Where is Nelson Labs headquarters?

    Nelson Labs headquarters is located at 6280 S Redwood Rd, Taylorsville.

  • Where are Nelson Labs offices?

    Nelson Labs has offices in Taylorsville, Bozeman, Fairfield, Itasca and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nelson Labs have?

    Nelson Labs has 14 offices.