Coghlin Companies Manufacturing Blog

Tribal Knowledge: What Is It and How Can It Be Prevented?

  Scott Bridges, Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer, CogmedixDaniel Irizarry, Manufacturing Quality Engineer, Cogmedix Tribal Knowledge, Hidden...

Launching to a Robotics Future

Keith Ruenheck, Principal Software Engineer Keith Ruenheck is a Principal Software Engineer at Columbia Tech. He graduated with an electrical...

Coghlin Companies Toastmasters Group Celebrates First Year!

Ryan Mannion, Business Development Specialist The Coghlin Companies sponsored Toastmasters Club, known as the Otis Street Orators (OSO), recently...

Coghlin Companies 5C Recipient Attends Honor Flight

5C Program and Honor Flight New England The Coghlin Companies Caring Corporate Citizen (5C) program allows Caring Associates to recognize and...

Perfection Can Be the Enemy of New Product Development

By Paul Moruzzi, Program Manager When developing a new innovative product, looking for perfection can oftentimes hinder your ability to introduce...

Single Board Computers for Embedded Systems

Keith Ruenheck, Principal Software Engineer The traditional computing platform for embedded systems is a microcontroller. Microcontrollers are...

Boys Scouts of America Named Latest Beneficiary of Coghlin Companies 5C Program

What is the 5C Program? The Coghlin Companies Caring Corporate Citizen (5C) Program was introduced in 2016 to further expand the mission of Coghlin...

Industrial Design: Not Just the Pretty Package Anymore

Tony Wong, Industrial Design Engineering Manager Years ago, the industrial designer’s impact was not a well-recognized element of the overall...

Time to Market – Rapid Prototyping

Paul Dunleavy, Senior Vice President of Engineering In my previous blog, “Cogmedix Medical Device Development Process – How to Innovate and Maintain...

Managing Expectations in a Complex Contractual Design Services Environment

Stephen Charron, Senior Mechanical Engineer When we are deciding to have work done on our personal property such as a house or car, we want to be...
Managing Expectations in a Complex Contractual Design Services Environment

Managing Expectations in a Complex Contractual Design Services Environment

At Columbia Tech, establishing a clear set of mutually defined expectations with our valued clients is critical to the success of any project. We utilize a set of comprehensive tools to get a detailed understanding of the work required by our engineering services customers, and then collaborate to generate a clear Statement of Work (SOW) outlining the tasks required to achieve our clients’ goals.

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Optical System Modeling

Optical System Modeling

Cogmedix provides comprehensive product development and commercialization services with extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of optical and laser-based medical devices.

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Challenges of Introducing Medical Devices to Market as a Startup

Challenges of Introducing Medical Devices to Market as a Startup

Startups developing medical devices for the US market can often be unprepared for dealing with FDA regulations and preparing for an FDA product submission. Cogmedix understands the importance of quality and compliance, and proudly works with our customers to ensure they are meeting all required standards at all stages of product development and manufacturing.

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The Importance of a Structured Phase Gate Process in Product Development

The Importance of a Structured Phase Gate Process in Product Development

As a new product comes to life from concept to commercialization, meeting our client’s objectives is critical to our success and theirs. In order to ensure we can fulfill each client’s objectives in the dynamic product development environment, we have found that following a structured phase gate development process provides the necessary foundation and roadmap to bring a product to market at WARP SPEED.

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For Medical Devices, Class Really is Everything

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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