About us

Etigam BV is dedicated to the development and manufacturing of chemical indicators and the worldwide sales of chemical and biological sterilization indicators.
Etigam is a privately owned company in the Netherlands founded in 1980. Over the years Etigam has developed a comprehensive expertise in the field of sterilization indicators and a good understanding of the needs of our customers. Commitment, quality awareness and customer focus are key values within Etigam
The employees are dedicated, experienced and well trained.
Due to the quality of the products, the innovation strategy and focus on our customers, Etigam has always been a leading supplier of chemical throughput sterilization indicators and an important supplier of biological indicators. The headquarter is located in the city of Apeldoorn in the Netherlands and the US market is served by our office in Toledo, Ohio.

Markets served

The chemical and biological indicators are used throughout the world by mainly medical and pharmaceutical industries. Customers are served directly and through a vast network of distributors across the globe. Etigam exports products to over 70 countries.

Objective and strategy

Etigam's business objective is to further strengthen its position as one of the world leading suppliers of sterilization indicators. This has been achieved by continuing to anticipate market developments and improving the quality and applicability of the products. Etigam is member of the International Irradiation Association IIA.
The quality and short delivery times of the products, and the ability to create customized solutions, are in this respect important values for Etigam towards its customers.


Quality policy

Etigam has an ISO 9001 quality management system implemented and is subjected to a yearly evaluation by TÜV Nord.
To achieve and maintain the highest quality level consistently for our customers, the ‘in process control’ and ‘final inspection procedures’ are important components of Etigam business process.
Etigam standard products are available from stock. We are also able to maintain safety stock to insure a dedicated supply chain for our customers. Etigam well trained and dedicated staff maintains short and personal communication lines with customers, always providing customized solution were needed.

Please click here or on the ISO image to open and download a digital version of the current ISO certificate.


For more specific information about our company or our products, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Our offers, confirmations and deliveries are according to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention, 11 April 1980)


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