In a series on how COVID 19 is impacting manufacturers, Company Week profiles Qualtek’s response and anticipated manufacturing trends for medical suppliers.
Qualtek Manufacturing helps medical equipment providers keep up with demand.
Qualtek Manufacturing is a contract manufacturer specializing in high volume metal stampings based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Three years ago, the company began prototyping a heat exchange plate that warms the oxygen chamber of a ventilator. When the project started, they had no idea it would be scheduled to launch in the middle of a pandemic. See the story. / Read more.
The Colorado Springs Business Journal presented awards for the “Best in Business” to organizations in different business sectors. Qualtek Manufacturing received the award for the Manufacturing category. President Chris Fagnant attributed the positive business reputation Qualtek earned to the work and community engagement developed by his parents and former leaders of the company, Mary and Tony Fagnant. That legacy of strengthening the Colorado Springs business community continues today.
Qualtek, Lockheed Martin, and other manufacturers were featured in an article about the robust manufacturing sector that is thriving in Colorado Springs. One reason is training programs provided by regional colleges to grow the region’s highly skilled workforce. Read the full article here.