For Medical Devices, Class Really is Everything

By Chad Graham, Electrical Engineering Manager As with life, the medical industry is a constant balance of risk versus benefit.  In the medical...

Cogmedix Attends BIOMEDevice Boston

Tim Briggs, Vice President of Relationship Development and Program Management Peter Rizzo, Manager of Positive Client Relations at Cogmedix, and I...

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later

Jacob Cohen, Mechanical Engineering Vladimir Krylov, Opto-Mechanical Engineering Manager Materials Selection Flammability, Biocompatibility,...

Coghlin Companies Engineer Volunteers for STEM Event

Author: Rich Strazdas, Senior Software Engineer Every March, for the last ten years, the Boy Scouts Council covering the greater Lowell area has...

The Two Most Common Medical Device Certification Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

By Chad Graham, Electrical Engineering Manager At the beginning of every project, be it big or small, there are always two questions that come up...

Columbia Tech Introduces Company Sponsored Toastmasters Club

Keith Ruenheck, Principle Software Engineer Recently, Columbia Tech formed and introduced a company sponsored Toastmasters Club, now known as the...

Optics Handling in System Integration

By Vlad Krylov, Optical Engineering Manager Optical systems are playing an ever-increasing role in consumer, medical, industrial, and communications...

Coghlin Companies Supports Andy’s Attic in Very Successful Clothing Drive

Donna Mazialnik, Executive Assistant A Columbia Tech truck arrived at South High Community School in Worcester to find students ready to help unload...

SOLIDWORKS as an Engineering Tool

By Jacob Cohen and Vlad Krylov In mechanical design, CAD (Computer Aided Design) software has become such an integral part of the profession that...

Making a Difference Around the Holidays…The Joy is in the Giving!

By: Donna Mazialnik, Executive Assistant Another successful toy drive is in the Coghlin Companies history books! This year our generous associates...

For Medical Devices, Class Really is Everything

By Chad Graham, Electrical Engineering Manager As with life, the medical industry is a constant balance of risk versus benefit.  In the medical device sector, a medical device’s class is used as a means of classifying how risky a device is and, by extension, what...

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Cogmedix Attends BIOMEDevice Boston

Cogmedix recently had the pleasure of attending BIOMEDevice Boston, sponsored by MD&M. It was a great opportunity to engage with many Cogmedix suppliers, customers and design partners, as well as meet new companies showcasing their varying capabilities.

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Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later

When selecting the materials that will make up a medical device, one of the most important steps is considering the FDA requirements for flammability, biocompatibility and environment compatibility.  These requirements are necessary for a marketable device, but not for a functional prototype. It is common during technology development to focus on core functionality and delay meeting some regulatory requirements until the product design stage. Once the product design commences, it is possible to experience difficulty finding materials that meet both core functional and regulatory requirements.

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Coghlin Companies Engineer Volunteers for STEM Event

For the last ten years, the Boy Scouts Council covering the greater Lowell area has sponsored a Math Science Technology Expo. Scouts choose two STEM-related badges, ranging from aviation to weather to engineering, and receive six hours of instruction and hands-on participation in those areas.

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Columbia Tech Introduces Company Sponsored Toastmasters Club

The Toastmasters Club gives people a systematic and proven way to develop their public speaking and leadership skills. Honing these abilities can help in many professional situations, including customer visits, design reviews and discussions with their team members and upper management.

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Optics Handling in System Integration

Optical systems are playing an ever-increasing role in consumer, medical, industrial, and communications industries. With optical component manufacturing being a very specialized industry, most of the optical and laser systems integrators deal with the tasks of specifying, procuring, inspecting, and assembling optics.

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SOLIDWORKS as an Engineering Tool

 SOLIDWORKS is used by most of the design engineering world today as a comprehensive 3D modeling tool. Cogmedix engineers use SOLIDWORKS to design virtually any part our customers need, allowing us to provide the world-class service they expect.

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