Sterling Kline is a Registered Architect, Licensed Construction Contractor and Degreed Engineer. He has over forty year’s design experience, the last 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Sterling served in various engineering and manufacturing roles at New England Nuclear, Dupont-Merck, Dupont Pharmaceuticals, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Over the past 28 years, Sterling has developed an expertise in sterile manufacturing and isolation technology. His portfolio includes 15 sterile facilities, of which 11 utilized isolation technology. His work in aseptic processing includes numerous GMP audits, most recently in Annex 1 gap analysis. He retired from his position as Director of Finishing Facility Design for BMS in 2005, after directing the design team for the Manati, Puerto Rico liquid and lyo vial and nested syringe projects, and the CSO clinical facility which was named the 2008 Facility of the Year for Innovative Technology.
Following a very brief retirement Sterling joined Integrated Project Systems (IPS), where he is currently Vice President of Design. His team is currently designing isolator technology based facilities in China, India, Brazil, Mexico, England, Canada, and over 10 states within the US.
He is a member of ISPE and PDA and has lectured at Rutgers University and Boston Architectural Center.