SteriTek to Invest $59.9 million and Create 50 Jobs in Alamance County
SteriTek, a contract sterilizer, will invest $59.9 million to build an East Coast sterilization facility in Burlington, NC. The project will create 50 new jobs. SteriTek, established in 2016 and based in California, uses electron beam and X-ray systems to sterilize high volumes of medical devices for the medical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and tissue industries. The new 125,000 sq ft sterilization facility in Alamance County will house four E-beam machines and an X-ray system, improving SteriTek’s capacity to meet the increased demand for medical device sterilization. Positions for this new facility will include machine operators, warehouse employees, quality specialists, managers, office personnel and sales staff. The average salary for these positions will be $52,500, which is higher than Alamance County’s average salary of $46,199.