Sterling Technology, based in Brookings, S.D., is one of the leaders in colostrum biotechnology. Since 1987, the company has been producing and studying quality antibodies and their components. Colostrum is made up of protective antibodies and nutritional components known to support the immune system. In 2004, the company added an off-site research and development division that manufactures products for animal and human nutrition and medical foods. All equipment in Sterling s facility is custom engineered to meet the special engineering needs of colostrum. It also has the ability to create custom products based on customer requirements and specifications.