Columbia Tech, a Massachusetts-based contract engineering, design, and manufacturing services provider, has announced that Laura Deming has joined its team as senior vice president of engineering. She brings more than 25 years of experience building and leading technology and manufacturing teams to deliver what customers need. Deming has led the development and commercialization of many capital equipment and consumable products for medical device, life science, and other applications.
Prior to joining Columbia Tech, Deming held the position of Senior Vice President of Product Development at RainDance Technologies. She has also held senior leadership roles in Product Development and Operations at WaveRx, Cytyc, Applied Biosystems, PerSeptive Biosystems, and Millipore.
Deming holds a BS in Professional Chemistry from Bridgewater State College, an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lowell, and an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Columbia Tech offers engineering design, manufacturing, global fulfillment and aftermarket services. Clients include innovation leaders in the life-science, pharmaceutical, bio-discovery, alternative energy, semiconductor, power management, LED, medical device, data storage, defense, homeland security and digital and molecular imaging industries. Columbia Tech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies, Inc., a fourth-generation, privately-held concept-to-commercialization firm.