Somerville, MA – June 11, 2012
Walleye™ Technologies, the global leader in handheld and portable millimeter wave imaging systems, announced today that it has entered into a comprehensive agreement with the Coghlin Companies DCI Engineering and Columbia Tech. DCI Engineering will provide design-for-manufacturability (DFM), and Columbia Tech will provide turn-key manufacturing services as well as global fulfillment and field services to Walleye.The Coghlin Companies are privately held firms specializing in design, engineering, manufacturing, and global fulfillment service solutions, headquartered in Worcester, MA.
Coghlin has a well-established track record of enabling innovation companies like Walleye to bring new products to market cost effectively, scalably and compliantly. Coghlin will initially concentrate on DFM and rapid prototyping of the portable millimeter wave imaging system, followed by volume manufacturing. As the market takes off, Coghlin has the capability, resources and experience to manage all aspects of the supply chain, manufacturing and field service functions for Walleye.
According to Chris Adams, Walleye CEO, “Entering production is a major milestone for Walleye. Aligning ourselves with Coghlin will bring a lot of efficiencies to the product development and manufacturing process. By leveraging Coghlin’s resources, we will be able to bring the Walleye Imaging System to market quickly and cost effectively.”
“We’re both excited and appreciative to be selected as Walleye Technologies’ full-service DFM manufacturing and fulfillment services provider.” said Chris Coghlin, President & CEO, Coghlin Companies. “Walleye’s technology is innovative and unique, and we look forward to being a part of their short and long term success and growth.”
Coghlin Companies’ Columbia Tech Division is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified and serves clients in a broad range of demanding high technology industry segments such as semiconductor, LED, medical device, green energy technology, data storage, military, homeland security and automation systems.
About Walleye Technologies
Walleye Technologies develops next generation hand-held portable imaging systems capable of “seeing” into and through solid objects. The company’s patented imaging technology platform, the Walleye Imaging System, generates high quality images and has a diversity of applications from consumer to security imaging markets.
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 experience and leadership. Subsidiaries include: Columbia Tech, which provides turnkey manufacturing services; 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 https://www.coghlincompanies.com.