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wytech mountain sigsWe are excited to announce that Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing Technologies are proud sponsors of the upcoming Medical Processing Panel – MN event, which will take place on Thursday, June 13th at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, MN.

The technical panels will include industry moderators and experts in the following areas:

  • Catheter Development & Manufacturing
  • Extrusion
  • Molding

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet our technical team members to discuss your custom mandrel needs:

If you are interested in learning more information about registering for the MPP event, please see the following link.

If you can’t make it to the event, click below, and we’ll set up a meeting at your facility.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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B.GallucciRahway, NJ – May 14, 2024— Bill Gallucci brings a robust portfolio of strategic finance and operational expertise specifically tailored to the demands of MedTech contract manufacturing. A proven track record of various leadership roles in Medtech related companies has equipped him with critical insights into medical device design, development, and supply chain optimization. Most recently, Mr. Gallucci was an Operating Partner of Financial Operations at Great Point Partners and previously was the VP of Operations Finance at Endo Pharmaceuticals.

“Bill’s extensive experience in finance and strategic operations within the MedTech sector will be invaluable to Wytech as we continue to expand organically and through additional add-on partnerships,” said David Ohmann, CEO of Wytech Industries. “Bill’s leadership is a terrific cultural match with our other cross-functional leaders, which is critical as we continue to expand to deliver top-tier medical device components to our global customers.”

“Joining Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing is an exciting new chapter for me,” said Bill Gallucci. “I look forward to contributing to our mission of manufacturing world-class medical device components and driving growth through strategic innovations and enhanced operational efficiencies.”

About Wytech Industries

For nearly 50 years, Wytech and its affiliate company, Mountain Manufacturing, have been committed to earning their position as the preferred development and manufacturing partner for mandrels, core wires, heat set tooling, and micro-machined components for medical device OEMs and contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). Wytech engineers simple manufacturing solutions for complex wire and metal tubing design applications. For more information, please visit wytech.com.

About Mountain Manufacturing Technologies

Founded in 1988 by Tom Berg, MMT is a leading research & development-driven contract manufacturer with a full range of machining and fabricating capabilities for enhanced product design, prototyping, component manufacturing, and volume production. MMT’s customers range from leading Tier 1 customers to start-ups designing highly engineered access, delivery, and closure systems used with complex medical devices. Located in Lino Lakes, MN, MMT is ISO 13485:2016 certified.  For more information, please visit https://mountainmfg.net.

About Vance Street Capital LLC

Vance Street Capital is a middle-market private equity firm investing in highly engineered solutions businesses in the medical, aerospace, defense, and industrial sectors. For over two decades, Vance Street’s partners have worked with management teams and family owners to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations, and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information, please visit http://www.vancestreetcapital.com.

For further information, please contact:
Jeri Lynne Swamp, Digital Marketing
P: 860-331-9935

 

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Rahway, NJ – April 2, 2024 – Wytech Industries and its affiliate company Mountain Manufacturing Technologies, supported by Vance Street Capital, purchased the assets of Silvertip & Associates on April 1st, for the creation of a strategic grinding division located in Minneapolis, MN, that is focused on the development and production of medical mandrels (wire and metal tube) to the global medical device market.

“As the interventional medical device market continues to expand in clinical applications, there is an increased demand for innovative catheter solutions from medical device manufacturing companies. These companies seek supply chain partners knowledgeable in materials and processes who can engineer solutions to improve their internal production efficiencies. Silvertip expands Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing’s capability for new ground mandrels and ensures fast response to the market’s R&D needs,” said Michael Janish, Managing Partner at Vance Street Capital.

“For nearly 40 years, Silvertip has developed advanced centerless grinding expertise and is known for taking on difficult materials from exotic materials like titanium to commonly used stainless steel to advanced polymers such as PEEK. Finding a world-class partner that shares our vision for growth and employee values was very important to me and my employees,” said Dale Peterson, Owner of Silvertip and Associates.

“As we searched for partners that could complement Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing’s position as leading suppliers of mandrels (processing aids) to the medical device industry, we became very excited as we learned the depths of Silvertip’s grinding expertise and their ability for quick turn response.  We are very happy to partner with Dale Peterson as we continue to serve the medical device mandrel market,” said Dave Ohmann, CEO of Wytech Industries.

“Mountain Manufacturing continues to search for additional ways to provide value to our medical device customers and their contract manufacturing suppliers. Localization of manufacturing in highly concentrated customer regions is one path for achieving speedy response time for R&D and production. Silvertip and Dale Peterson’s team have also demonstrated unique know-how for grinding advanced materials, complementing Mountain Manufacturing and Wytech’s expertise in stainless and Nitinol grinding. We are very excited to leverage this partnership with Silvertip to expand our FastLane material store and offer these advanced materials by Q3,” said Tom Berg, President of Mountain Manufacturing.

About Silvertip and Associates

Silvertip was founded in 1988 by a 3rd generation owner of the Peterson family and originally founded in 1932 by Robert S Peterson), as a metal finishing company in Minneapolis.  This business transitioned to Robert Peterson Jr and was heavily focused on the hydraulic industries by the 1970s. In 1988, Dale Peterson invested in precision grinding to support the family finishing business and to serve the local Twin Cities market and has become highly focused on serving local medical manufacturing for the last 36 years. Silvertip and Associates is in Blaine (Minneapolis), MN, and provides precision centerless grinding services. For more information, please visit Centerless Grinding Professionals (silvertipgrinding.com)

About Wytech Industries

For nearly 50 years, Wytech and its affiliate company, Mountain Manufacturing, have been committed to earning their position as the preferred development and manufacturing partner for mandrels, core wires, heat set tooling, and micro-machined components for medical device OEMs and contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). Wytech engineers simple manufacturing solutions for complex wire and metal tubing design applications. For more information, please visit wytech.com.

About Mountain Manufacturing Technologies

Founded in 1988 by Tom Berg, MMT is a leading research & development-driven contract manufacturer with a full range of machining and fabricating capabilities for enhanced product design, prototyping, component manufacturing, and volume production. MMT’s customers range from leading Tier 1 customers to start-ups designing highly engineered access, delivery, and closure systems used with complex medical devices. Located in Lino Lakes, MN, MMT is ISO 13485:2016 certified.  For more information, please visit https://mountainmfg.net.

About Vance Street Capital LLC

Vance Street Capital is a middle-market private equity firm investing in highly engineered solutions businesses across the medical, aerospace, defense, and industrial sectors. Vance Street’s partners have worked with management teams and family owners for over two decades to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations, and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information, please visit http://www.vancestreetcapital.com.

Contact:

Jeri Lynne Swamp, Digital Marketing

P: 860-331-9935

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Wytech (Rahway, NJ), will be exhibiting at the Medical Technology Ireland Expo and Conference on September 20-21, 2023, alongside our European Sales Partner, AVEM.  This year we are excited to showcase our sister company’s innovative precision machining services, Mountain Manufacturing (St. Paul, Minnesota), renowned for their groove catheter mandrels and heat set tooling for forming Nitinol implants.  Together, Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing produce over 83 million components annually through precision cutting, grinding, and machining services.

Visit booth 53b also to learn how being a registered Wytech’s FastLane user on our webstore will provide quicker webstore purchases and discounts to R&D wire and metal tubing materials.

Wytech and Mountain Manufacturing Technologies, supported by AVEM. (logos).

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Los Angeles, CA – October 13, 2022 – Vance Street Capital LLC (“Vance Street”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Mountain Manufacturing Technologies (MMT) to complement Wytech Industries as a strategic wire and metal tube supplier in the interventional and advanced surgical markets.

“As we searched for partners that could complement Wytech’s position of high volume dead straight mandrels to the interventional market, we became very excited as learned the depth of Mountain Manufacturing’s mandrel expertise. From every aspect, Mountain’s position as a specialty mandrel supplier for large diameter, hollow core, grooved mandrels, and specialty metals is a perfect fit to Wytech’s scale and volume,” said Mike Janish, Managing Partner at Vance Street.

“For nearly 30 years we have grown as a medical device supplier through our expertise in advanced precision machining and taking on difficult development projects, whether that was custom tooling or custom components.  Finding an investment partner that shared our vision for growth, passion for innovation, and employee values was very important to me.  Extrapolating our last few years of growth into the future, we are happy to have Vance Street’s support for these reasons as we plan out our additional capital and potential facility expansion,” said Tom Berg, Founder at Mountain Medical Technologies.

“As Wytech continues to grow our customers based in Structural Heart and Electrophysiology markets, the requests for specialized mandrels, made from harden tool steel, thick wall tubing, and large diameter rod with custom features has grown considerably.  With the Mountain organization, we can now support mandrels of all sizes, shapes, and materials which will be very welcomed by Wytech’s customers.  We are also excited to leverage Mountain’s vast experience for making precision tooling that improves the productivity of heat setting and electropolishing implants and medical instruments,” said Dave Ohmann, CEO at Wytech.

About Mountain Manufacturing Technologies (MMT)

Founded in 1988 by Tom Berg, MMT is a leading research & development-driven contract manufacturer with a full range of machining and fabricating capabilities for enhanced product design, prototyping, component manufacturing, and volume production. MMT’s customers range from leading Tier 1 customers to start ups designing the most complex access, delivery and closure systems used with complex medical devices. Located in Lino Lakes, MN; MMT is ISO 13485:2016 certified and an FDA Registered Manufacturing Facility.  For more information, please visit https://mountainmfg.net

About Vance Street Capital LLC

Vance Street Capital is a middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in highly engineered solutions businesses across the medical, aerospace, defense, and industrial sectors. For over two decades, Vance Street’s partners have worked with management teams and family owners to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information please visit: https://www.vancestreetcapital.com

 

Contact:

Jeri Lynne Swamp, Digital Marketing Manager

P: 860-331-9935

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