MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURER EXPANDS TRAINING AND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR ASSOCIATES
WEST BOYLSTON, Mass., September 15, 2020 ― Cogmedix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc. and provider of world-class medical device engineering, manufacturing and global fulfillment services, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $244,000 grant through the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP). The program awards grants to companies for the creation of customized training that promotes job growth and retention, and increases opportunities for workers throughout the Commonwealth. Cogmedix received one of the largest grants the program has to offer.
“Our Caring Associates are our most important asset, and the driving force behind providing the personalized services that are the cornerstone of our business”, said Coghlin Companies President and CEO, Chris Coghlin. “The benefit of these training grants is undeniable: our workforce gains new skills, our productivity and competitiveness continue to excel, and our customers gain new resources to draw on. Investing in the growth of our Caring Associates is a win for everyone.”
The Workforce Training Fund was created by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and is administered by the quasi-public workforce development agency, Commonwealth Corporation. Since its inception, it has supported and empowered training programs that help create learning opportunities for careers that will last a lifetime.
“The Workforce Training Fund is an exceptional opportunity for learning in action,” said Gabor Hajos, Senior Vice President of Operations at Cogmedix. “As a medical device engineering and manufacturing services provider, our customers rely on us for our expertise in delivering the highest quality products to market. With these funds we’ll be able to provide additional education to nearly 150 of our Caring Associates, helping them elevate their career growth potential while upholding our ongoing commitment to an exceptional customer experience.”
Classes will be held on a variety of topics including lean manufacturing, value stream mapping, supervisory skills, and ISO 13485:2016 internal auditing.