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“We continue to be innovative, without question.” -Rick Cochran, president and CEO
M A N U FAC T U R I N G & E N G I N E E R I N G
// MMIC specializes in commercial and military/ disaster products, including MSUs, deployable shelters and other healthcare delivery facilities.
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Making a Difference
PRESIDENT AND CEO RICK COCHRAN’S LEADERSHIP NOT ONLY HAS LED MMIC TO ENJOY FINANCIAL SUCCESS, BUT ALSO SAVE LIVES.
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veloped permanent bay surgery centers for hospitals. “It’s hard to build a surgery center,” he admits, noting that some hospitals did not have the volume of the patients to justify the expense. To solve this problem, Cochran de-----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Mobile Medical International Corp. www.mobile-medical.com 2011 sales: More than $14.5 million Headquarters: St. Johnsbury, Vt. Employees: More than 50 Specialty: Mobile surgery units, deployable shelters and other healthcare delivery facilities --------------------------------------------------------------
signed a platform for a MSU that met the U.S. healthcare standards for ﬂow and safety, and the American Institute of Architects’(now Facilities Guidelines Institute) guidelines for healthcare facilities. Two years later, he introduced his ﬁrst MSU at Lackland Air Force base’s Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio. Since then, MMIC has grown to have two distinct product lines. While its commercial product line serves such markets as hospital renovation, rural outreach, disaster readiness and international needs, its military line provides shelter products for the U.S. and foreign militaries, and the U.S. Department of Home-
When there is a natural disaster, there are likely to be severe injuries. But what can be done when the disaster occurs in a location that is not near a hospital? Mobile Medical International Corp. (MMIC) has a solution to this problem, President and CEO Rick Cochran says. The St. Johnsbury, Vt.-based ﬁrm specializes in commercial and military/disaster products, including Mobile Surgery Units (MSUs), deployable shelters and other healthcare delivery facilities. Cochran founded MMIC in 1994 as a way to bring advanced care to underserved areas. Before starting the ﬁrm, Cochran de-
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Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Cotter Bros. Corp.
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
US Pole Inc.
ADA Environmental Solutions
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Salient Federal Solutions
Management Today - Spring 2012