New TCAT Campus to Address Workforce Development

New TCAT Campus to Address Workforce Development

GMMDC’s and TCAT’s ultimate goal is for existing Memphis-area companies to keep their production here. Smith was a member of a task force that met for more than two years in Bartlett to discuss solutions for local workforce development. “We need to home-grow talent,”...
Onyx Medical to expand manufacturing facility

Onyx Medical to expand manufacturing facility

Onyx Medical this week applied for a building permit to start an $11 million expansion of its medical-device manufacturing facility in northeast Memphis. The company is expanding its 52,536-square-foot plant at 1800 N. Shelby Oaks by 27,000 square feet, according to...
GMMDC RECEPTION HONORS MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY LEADER

GMMDC RECEPTION HONORS MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY LEADER

The first GMMDC Reception to honor and celebrate medical device industry leaders and their associated contractors was held on June 20th at The Kitchen – Shelby Farms. A crowd of over sixty company representatives attended the historic event as old and new...
Department of Labor Approves Machinist Apprenticeship

Department of Labor Approves Machinist Apprenticeship

The Greater Memphis Medical Device Council (GMMDC) is proud to announce the approval of the GMMDC Machinist Apprenticeship through the Department of Labor (DOL). As a Machinist Apprentice, students become proficient with: Reading blueprints (GD&T), sketches or...
Memphis Looks to Medical Manufacturing to Cut Poverty

Memphis Looks to Medical Manufacturing to Cut Poverty

Poverty rates have dropped in Memphis, Tennessee, since the start of the decade, but it’s still one of the poorest large urban areas in the U.S. With 18.4 percent of its 1.3 million residents taking home annual incomes below the federal poverty threshold, it’s second...