Precision Coating, Leading Medical Device Coating Company, Announces New Group Vice President of Operations

Preferred global supplier of coating application services in the medical device industry welcomes Michael Duquette to its team

Boston, MA – August 14, 2020 – Precision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI) is pleased to announce the newest member of its senior management team, Michael Duquette as Group Vice President of Operations. Duquette is an operations professional who brings decades of medical device manufacturing experience with him, having held senior-level positions within the industry at Infraredx, Omni Lifesciences, Insulet Corporation, and MedSource Technologies, among them. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering with a materials science emphasis from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.    

Michael Duquette Welcomed as Group Vice President of Operations

As a Master Black Belt, Duquette is a lean expert who applies these principles to engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain management disciplines. In addition, he brings extensive knowledge of ERP and manufacturing execution systems implementation and management. Of his new position at Precision Coating, Duquette said, “I’m drawn to innovative, growth-oriented companies with the vision to match their goals. I’m excited to join PCCI and am committed to help my colleagues continue as global leaders in high-performance medical coatings.”  

Bill Ellerkamp, PCCI’s President, said about Duquette’s arrival at the company, “Mike comes to us with a wealth of insight and practical experience in medical device manufacturing, backed up by exceptional energy, a lean toolkit, a can-do attitude, and a roll-up-the-sleeves and collaborate approach with people. Mike deepens our management team and will certainly help us continue to deliver customer value through quality, delivery, and efficiency enhancements.”

For more information about Precision Coating, call (978) 562-7561, or look online at www.precisioncoating.com.

About Precision Coating

Precision Coating provides high-tolerance coating and specialized metal-finishing services to the medtech industry for applications including vascular, endosurgical, and orthopedic instruments and devices. The GlideLine™ family of medical device coating finishes is the broadest offering of applied fluoropolymer (PTFE) coatings in the industry, customized to optimize the design, quality, and performance characteristics of high-quality medical products. InfiNiTiCoat™ is Precision Coating’s proprietary low-temp cure process, optimized for coating performance on nitinol devices; specifically optimized to preserve the desired characteristics of nitinol in wire, strip, and tube forms. PCCI has unique process control over challenging nitinol handling, coating, and curing. The MICRALOX® portfolio of chemistries offer superior patented aluminum oxide coatings with a microcrystalline barrier that revolutionizes aluminum anodizing with exceptional barrier properties and corrosion resistance over industry leading product life cycles.

Precision Coating works with early-stage device innovators through major medical equipment manufacturers, deploying comprehensive solutions—from concept to commercialization—and offering flexible prototype work through high-volume coating application, finishing, and printing services. The company operates facilities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Costa Rica, and serves customers worldwide, offering seamless supply chain support.

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