Scientific Safety Alliance (SSA) Announces Acquisition of CSI Testing

May 22, 2023

Scientific Safety Alliance (SSA) Announces Acquisition Of CSI Testing

Scientific Safety Alliance (SSA), a founder and employee-owned scientific safety service provider, is excited to announce its acquisition of CSI Testing (CSI).

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and founded in 1975, CSI is a leading controlled environment certification provider in the Midwest, servicing over 500 customers. CSI provides testing and certification of cleanrooms, biosafety cabinets, HEPA filtered devices and other equipment.

"SSA was the best fit for my company and employees. I wanted a partner who would preserve CSI’s legacy, while investing in our employees for the next phase of growth. I have no doubt that Juan, Xander, and Esteban, together with Greg, CSI’s Service Manager, and the rest of the team, will make SSA a leading industry player.” – Nancy Trautman, Former Owner of CSI.

"We are thrilled to welcome the CSI team into the SSA family. CSI is a highly strategic partnership for SSA given its leading reputation and location in Minnesota’s ‘medical alley’. With this acquisition, SSA onboards a talented team who wants to innovate, invest, and enhance the quality of the services we provide to our customers. We’re excited to announce that, in addition to receiving partnership bonuses, CSI employees will become equity owners of SSA through our employee ownership plan. We believe in investing in our employees.” - Esteban Ruiz, Co-Owner and COO of SSA.

SSA will continue expanding its presence in the Midwest through partnerships with leading service providers.

About SSA

SSA is a founder and employee-owned scientific safety provider to medical device, pharmaceutical, clinical, and academic research facilities across the United States. SSA provides a better alternative for owners than selling to private equity or private-equity-backed companies by offering a people-first approach. Owners create the ideal terms of their partnership, and SSA empowers their employees through equity ownership, better pay and benefits, and regional promotion opportunities.

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