Worcester, MA – April 9, 2012

Cogmedix, an ISO13485-certified, U.S. – based, FDA compliant contract manufacturing and services company promotes Matthew Giza to Vice President and General Manager. In his new role, Giza will report to President and CEO Chris Coghlin, leading all aspects of Cogmedix’s business including sales, customer and program management, operations, and finance and administration.As VP and General Manager, Giza is responsible for Cogmedix’s compliance with the FDA Quality System Regulation and certification to ISO 13485.

“Matt has led by example since the day he joined Cogmedix, demonstrating a very strong work ethic, positive and constructive management style, and strength in fostering excellent customer relationships,” said President and CEO, Chris Coghlin. “This, combined with his vast experience in manufacturing FDA compliant devices, has enabled continued growth and exciting opportunities for our Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Division.”

Giza joined Cogmedix in 2010 from Zygo Corporation’s Optical Systems Division where he served as Director of Sales and Marketing. As a member of the senior management team, he helped evolve and lead the overall business strategy for the division and was responsible for business development and diversification strategies, with a significant focus in the Life Sciences market. Prior to that Giza was Director of Worldwide Sales and Service for GSI Group’s optical scanning product line where he was responsible for worldwide sales, service, technical support, and collaborating on product marketing strategies focused on gaining market share.

“It’s been rewarding to grow alongside a fast developing company like Cogmedix, with its incredible ownership commitment to long term success,” said Giza. “The medical device industry is abundant with new and mature companies generating a broad range of innovative products that can benefit from Cogmedix’s services, and I look forward to my continued role in building our leadership in this space.”

About Cogmedix

Cogmedix is a US-based, FDA QSR compliant, ISO 13485 certified contract manufacturer for medical and clinical devices. A subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., Cogmedix focuses on the production of Class I and Class II medical and clinic al devices for the critical care, home healthcare, emergency room, and industrial laboratories markets. Cogmedix focuses on aligning itself with companies seeking a compliant, conscientious, cost effective, domestic manufacturing resource to assist them with volume turnkey manufacturing. For more information about Cogmedix, please visit

About Coghlin Companies, Inc.

Coghlin Companies, Inc. is a privately held company specializing in helping companies cost effectively improve their time-to-market. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, Coghlin Companies spans four generations representing more than 126 years of manufacturing experience and leadership. Subsidiaries include: Columbia Tech, which provides turnkey manufacturing services to a diverse customer base, including OEMs in the bio-science, semiconductor, LED, medical device, green energy technology, data storage, and automation systems and controls industries; DCI Engineering, an engineering design and pre-production support services company; and Cogmedix, an FDA compliant and ISO 13485 certified medical subassembly and finished medical device contract manufacturer. For more information, please visit or sign up for the Coghlin Companies e-Newsletter at /newsletter-signup/.