Berkeley, California, January 17, 2022
We are excited to announce that Technical Safety Services, LLC (TSS) has acquired Cornerstone Commissioning, Inc (Cornerstone). Cornerstone represents a new pillar of services for the TSS Family of Companies, adding additional breadth and depth to our capabilities in support of the world’s leading life science and healthcare facilities.
Headquartered in Massachusetts and founded in 2001 by Dan and Lois Frasier, Cornerstone’s industry-leading experts provide independent laboratory facility performance services for design teams and building owners by verifying that facilities meet owner’s project requirements. Cornerstone specializes in biocontainment facilities, including BSL-3 laboratories. “We have built a deep bench of facility commissioning consultants and are very excited to partner with TSS as our combined capabilities uniquely position us to provide support for our customers across the facility lifecycle,” commented Dan Frasier.
With TSS’ current validation, testing and certification, and decommissioning expertise, the combination with Cornerstone is a perfect fit, rounding out our capabilities and allowing TSS to move ‘up-stream’ in a facility’s life cycle and now support critical containment infrastructure from early design phase all the way through to decommissioning.
Brent Hart, TSS CEO, commented: “Cornerstone is a wonderful company and we’re very happy to welcome Dan, Lois, and the 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; These services align well to equip our customers to continue their essential work focused on improving the human condition. This combination of services cements our position as a key enabler for our clients.”
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.