Berkeley, California – August 29, 2022
We are excited to announce that Technical Safety Services, LLC (TSS) has acquired CEPA Operations, Inc (CEPA). This joining of two of California’s leading certification companies will enable us to even better serve our customers.
Headquartered in Ontario, CA and founded in 1973, CEPA is a California based provider of certification and repair services for controlled environment equipment from all major OEM brands. CEPA’s capabilities are built around it’s experienced technicians and quality of service. “We have built a fantastic company and are very excited to partner with TSS as our combined resources and capabilities will bring enhanced support for our customers and opportunities for our employees. I believe this is a great fit for the business, our customers, and the CEPA team.,” commented Wayne Copeland, owner of CEPA and former President of the Controlled Environment Testing Association (CETA).
Our combined team will have a greater capabilities and capacity to serve the life science and healthcare markets with industry leading expertise to deliver best-in-class, full lifecycle, support. Morgan Hulsey, VP/GM of TSS’ certification division commented, “CEPA is a great company and I’m truly excited to welcome Wayne and his whole team into the TSS family. We’re excited by the combination of our companies and the benefits this will bring both customers and employees; including CEPA’s reliable support services as a source for parts and filters. Our customers are doing dramatic work focused on improving the human condition and we are a key enabler - our hundreds of skilled technicians, gives us nationwide coverage and uniquely positions us to ensure our customers’ operations remains safe, productive, and compliant.”
For 50 years, Technical Safety Services has provided unparalleled service to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, clinical, and academic research facilities as the largest provider of controlled environment equipment service in North America.