Sterigenics International has announced it has closed the acquisition of Food Technology Service Inc.

Food Technology Service owns and operates an irradiation facility located in Mulberry, Florida. The facility uses gamma radiation to provide contract sterilisation services to the medical device, packaging and food industries.

Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Sterigenics operates 39 facilities across America, Europe and Asia.

The company’s global service capabilities and proprietary Sterigenics GPS™ platform allows real-time order tracking and supply chain operation.

Sterigenics’s clients over the last two decades include Fortune 500 companies.

CEO of Sterigenics Michael Mulhern said: "We look forward to a seamless transition going forward and are pleased that this teaming will mean better service to our clients, and ultimately, the consumer that we are protecting."