Tegra Medical touts toolmaker apprentice program

Tegra Medical is touting its toolmaker apprentice program to help build its skilled manufacturing workforce. The apprentice program is a four-year program that requires participants to be enrolled in a local engineering program. Tegra Medical will pay their tuition and salary in return. The opportunity allows for apprentices to start their careers in toolmaking. Nick

Tegra Medical touting manufacturing services at DeviceTalks Boston

Tegra Medical is focused exclusively on precision machining and contract manufacturing services for the medical device industry, producing components and assemblies for leading edge surgical and interventional companies. As an end-to-end solutions provider, the company’s services range from prototyping to full production, and from components to finished medical devices. It also meets the need for

Tegra Medical expands manufacturing facilities

Tegra Medical recently announced that it has expanded its manufacturing footprint at its Hernando, Miss. and Costa Rica locations. The company expanded its Genesis Tech Center product development support in Hernando, Miss. by adding a new dedicated facility. The building is 3,200 sq. ft and is specifically for prototyping and medical device development. Engineers and

Tegra Medical announces new general manager

Tegra Medical announced that it has appointed John Rieth as general manager of its Franklin, Mass. location. Rieth will report to the president and CEO of Tegra, J. Mark King, and will be in charge of its local management team and plant operations. Rieth recently served as director of operations at Pharmasol Corporation, operations/engineering manager

Tegra Medical invests in people with Toolmaker Apprentice Program

While Massachusetts sees a shortage of employees for advanced manufacturing jobs, Tegra Medical is creating its own skilled workforce with its Toolmaker Apprentice Program. Advanced manufacturing combines information technology with advanced machinery and requires highly-skilled employees. The 4-year program, which has been implemented in Tegra Medical’s Franklin location and may be extended to other locations,

Tegra Medical to be acquired by Switzerland’s SFS Group

Swiss fastening system component manufacturer SFS Group said today it is acquiring contract manufacturer Tegra Medical for an undisclosed amount. Tegra Medical will continue to operate under the Tegra Medical brand, with headquarters remaining in Franklin, Mass. Current CEO J. Mark King, CFO Craig Campbell, sales & marketing VP Lee Crowe and Genesis Tech Center VP Mike

Tegra Medical recognized as Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus Award Winner

Tegra Medical was honored as a products leader in the first annual Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus Awards. The award ceremony took place at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on October 26, 2016 with chairmen Senator Eric Lesser and Representative John Fernandes. In addition to being chosen for the products category, the company was recognized in

Tegra Medical receives Manufacturing Excellence Award from Worcester Business Journal

Tegra Medical is proud to announce that it has received the Manufacturing Excellence Award from the Worcester Business Journal. The eight recipients of this inaugural award were announced in its March 28, 2016 issue. “At Tegra Medical we understand that the community in which we live and work is integral to our success,” said J.

How Universal Robots doubled production at Tegra Medical

Medical device manufacturer, Tegra Medical, has recently deployed three robot arms from Universal Robots (UR) at their facility in Franklin, Mass. The robots freed up 11 full time workers, who now handling more complex tasks, and improved product quality. Tegra’s ROI from these three robot arms happened in three to six months. Employing three collaborative robot

Tegra Medical offers quick wire and hypotubing fix

Device prototyping and tests often need wire and hypotubing in short order. Providing a solution to this need, Tegra Medical presents its online store. Order for standard wire and hypotubing that are in store and inventory lengths can be shipped by 1 p.m. EST for next-day delivery. The materials available include: • Steel Wire • Nitinol