2019 ODT Forum

2019 ODT Forum

2019 ODT Forum—Memphis, Tenn.  DATE: Thursday, April 11 Location: FedEx Institute of Technology at The University of Memphis Roy Smith, GMMDC Executive Director, will give an introduction to the medical device industry in this area. You will not want to miss...
Wright Medical Announces Major Groundbreaking Event

Wright Medical Announces Major Groundbreaking Event

Wright Medical is pleased to announce a major groundbreaking ceremony to be held on December 12th at 9:30am. The event will celebrate the construction of a new 40,000 sq. ft. facility which will be built next to their existing manufacturing plant at 11576...
Local 24: Memphis Group Released Medical First Journal

Local 24: Memphis Group Released Medical First Journal

   Tuesday evening, the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council gathered to unveil its first publication, the GMMDC Journal, and Membership Directory. The journal will serve as a source of information and resources in hopes of attracting new companies...
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...