Coghlin Companies Appoints Innovation and Technology Veteran as President of DCI Engineering

Matthew Haggerty has been announced as the new President of DCI Engineering, the design and engineering services subsidiary of Coghlin Companies.

Online PR News – 03-February-2011 – – Coghlin Companies, a privately held firm specializing in engineering design, contract manufacturing, global fulfillment and after market service solutions, today announced Matthew Haggerty as the President of DCI Engineering. A subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., DCI Engineering is an industry leader using flexible engagement options to provide companies and entrepreneurs with product to market services from multi-phase product development to controlled engineering production. DCI Engineering’s core competencies include Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering. Prior to joining DCI Engineering, Haggerty founded and led Product Genesis, an innovation and technology product development firm that evolved from the MIT Innovation Center in 1986. Haggerty has also held leadership positions at Altain Avionics, Spirit Activity Corporation and has served as a board member for multiple public and private corporations.

“DCI Engineering specializes in helping innovative companies bring emerging technologies to market in a timely and cost effective manner.” said Chris Coghlin, President and CEO, Coghlin Companies. “Matt’s experience with pioneering organizations will help us better anticipate the challenges our customers face and manage their expectations to provide them with consistent, proactive counsel and successful development endeavors. His expertise adds tremendous value to our team and service offering.”

“Coghlin Companies is a trusted advisor for a wide range of market-leading technology companies,” said Haggerty. "DCI provides a high level of flexibility and integrity to its customers, which is unusual in the fast-paced engineering development world. I look forward to maintaining and advancing DCI’s tradition of helping customers grow, thrive and profit through trustworthy and lasting partnerships.”

In conjunction with Haggerty’s appointment, longtime Coghlin Companies executive John DeCarlo will assume increased responsibility as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, DeCarlo leads the company’s technological strategy and growth objectives.

About Coghlin Companies, Inc.
Coghlin Companies, Inc. is a privately held contract manufacturing company in Worcester, Massachusetts spanning four generations for over 126 years. Subsidiaries include: Columbia Tech, which provides turnkey manufacturing services to a diverse customer base, including OEM's in the telecommunication, semiconductor, machine tool, medical device, alternative energy, data storage, and networking industries; DCI Engineering, a design and engineering services company; Coghlin Precision, a precision machining and certified welding company; and Cogmedix, an FDA compliant clinical and medical device contract manufacturer. For more information, please visit

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