FITCHBURG, Mass., Oct. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Products, Inc. (Micron), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HRT), announced today it has expanded its sales organization in two key areas with the appointment of Mr. Christopher Foley as Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Machined Components and Ms. Elaine B. Holland as Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Plastic Products.
"We are expanding our sales and marketing organization to address the growing contract manufacturing market while bringing a specialized focus in plastic injection molding, machining, and value-added services," said Salvatore Emma, Jr., President and CEO. "Ms. Holland's strong plastic molding experience and industry knowledge is a terrific addition as more medical device and other OEMs look for highly competent engineering and manufacturing support. Mr. Foley has experience across multiple industries with a deep understanding of machined medical device components."
Mr. Emma added, "Ms. Holland and Mr. Foley complement each other well and will be an excellent addition as we look to expand Micron's capabilities and offerings. I have great confidence that their drive, relationships, and industry knowledge will help us to grow market share and sales in their respective areas of focus."
Ms. Holland's experience includes executive-level business development and direct sales positions with a strong concentration in injection molding, micro-molding, prototyping, tooling and assembly. Prior to joining Micron, Ms. Holland was Business Development Manager for SMC, Ltd., a medical devices contract manufacturer, where she was instrumental in tripling the sales of the company. Her experience in marketing contract manufacturing of medical devices is extensive both as the owner of a manufacturing representative firm and as a sales manager for SRC Medical, Inc. and Phoenix Custom Molders.
Mr. Foley brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience in positions of progressively increasing responsibility for contract manufacturing companies for OEMs in multiple industries, including medical devices, defense, aerospace and energy. He was most recently Vice President of Sales and Marketing for FMI Hansa Medical, a contract manufacturing company servicing medical device OEMs. His executive sales management experience prior to FMI Hansa Medical includes positions at Federated Precision, Brinkman International Group and MSK Precision Products.
About Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. and Micron Products
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Micron Products, Inc., is a diversified contract manufacturing organization that produces highly-engineered, innovative medical device technologies requiring precision machining and injection molding. The Company also manufactures components, devices and equipment for military, law enforcement, industrial and automotive applications. In addition, the Company is a market leader in the production and sale of silver/silver chloride coated and conductive resin sensors used as consumable component parts in the manufacture of integrated disposable electrophysiological sensors. The Company's strategy for growth is to build a best-in-class quality organization and capitalize on its engineering design expertise and reliable, proprietary manufacturing processes to further penetrate the medical device contract manufacturing market.
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