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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Food Technology Service, Inc., a Florida corporation was organized as on December 11, 1985. The Company owns and operates an irradiation facility located in Mulberry, Florida that uses gamma radiation to provide contract sterilization services to the medical device, food and consumer goods industries. The Company focuses on medical sterilization, packaging and food irradiation. The Company's irradiation facility and executive office are located on an approximately 2.17 acre site owned by the Company in Mulberry, Polk County, Florida. The Company's irradiation facility and executive office comprise approximately 28,800 square feet, including a 22,600 square foot warehouse and loading and unloading area, a 3,200 square foot office area, and a 3,000 square foot irradiation chamber and Cobalt 60 storage cell. The Company's facility is designed to operate 24 hours per day, seven days per week. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had in use approximately 1,430,000 curies of Cobalt 60. The facility is licensed for a maximum of 4,500,000 curies of Cobalt 60 which allows production to be increased significantly, if needed. The Company has an approximately 8,000 square foot warehouse on 2.17 acres of Company-owned land adjacent to the processing facility.
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