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December 19, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Steris to Buy Amsco in Stock Deal: Steris Corp. will acquire medical equipment maker Amsco International Inc. in a stock swap worth about $660 million, the companies said. The deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, would help both companies cut costs by capitalizing on synergies in sales, manufacturing and product development. The news pushed Steris' stock down $9.75 per share to $32.50 on the Nasdaq, and Amsco fell $2.63 to $15.13 on the New York Stock Exchange.
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December 19, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Steris to Buy Amsco in Stock Deal: Steris Corp. will acquire medical equipment maker Amsco International Inc. in a stock swap worth about $660 million, the companies said. The deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, would help both companies cut costs by capitalizing on synergies in sales, manufacturing and product development. The news pushed Steris' stock down $9.75 per share to $32.50 on the Nasdaq, and Amsco fell $2.63 to $15.13 on the New York Stock Exchange.
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October 23, 2001 | AARON ZITNER and ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. postal officials are considering whether to use radiation technology to sanitize mail and mail facilities to defend against anthrax, and experts say a range of effective systems is available. Radiation sanitizing systems are common in hospitals, where they are used to sterilize medical devices and kill airborne bacteria, and in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The systems rely on high-energy light beams that can kill viruses and bacteria.
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October 24, 2001 | AARON ZITNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the U.S. Postal Service contacts companies nationwide to ask about ways to sterilize the mail as a protection against anthrax, questions are arising about whether the effort would be too expensive and take too long to set up to be practical. One of the most aggressive ways to sanitize materials, by using a high-energy process known as ionizing radiation, could add 5 cents per ounce to mailing costs, said one company in the industry, Food Technology Service Inc. of Mulberry, Fla.
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