Rapid Antigen Tests

Sterling hires 90+ to help governments boost access to COVID tests

Sterling Industries hires 90+ workers to assist in packaging Rapid Antigen test kits for the Federal and Provincial Governments

Throughout the COVID 19 pandemic, federal and provincial governments have looked to Sterling Industries for expertise and the timely delivery of critical solutions. We are excited to announce our latest contribution to the governments’ COVID response: packaging solutions to help scale the availability of rapid antigen tests for Canadians. Coordinating with leading Canadian test manufacturer, Switch Health, and alongside Southmedic Inc, we have moved quickly to provide final packaging and fulfillment of millions of antigen tests requested by both Federal and Provincial Governments.

To help meet the call, Sterling Industries has created and staffed a high-output packaging line, putting more than 90 people to work. This 7-day-a-week operation will assist in making antigen tests accessible for Canadians over the coming months as provinces move towards opening up while managing transmissibility risks efficiently and responsibly.

Sterling’s involvement follows our contributions to Federal and Provincial COVID response efforts, as we designed, manufactured and scaled production of Class 1 Medical Device Face Shields for frontline healthcare workers, delivering approximately 30 million units in a few short months.

Sterling Industries is committed to helping the government and the community during the Covid-19 pandemic.

More about Sterling:

Established in 1984, Sterling Industries (sterlingindustries.com) provides end-to-end contract manufacturing and assembly of medical devices and components to Fortune 100 OEMs, as well as mid-size medical device OEMs and fast-growing “scale-ups.” Registered with the U.S. FDA and Health Canada, Sterling helps clients deliver successful products through its vertical integration, managing the entire process, including the supply chain, manufacturing, assembly, testing, labelling, packaging and shipping. The company operates from facilities in the Toronto, Ontario area (Concord and Woodbridge) and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sterling manufactures success.

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