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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 m +e // MMIC specializes in commercial and military/ disaster products, including MSUs, deployable shelters and other healthcare delivery facilities. > M O B I L E M E D I C A L I N T E R N AT I O N A L C O R P. Making a Difference PRESIDENT AND CEO RICK COCHRAN’S LEADERSHIP NOT ONLY HAS LED MMIC TO ENJOY FINANCIAL SUCCESS, BUT ALSO SAVE LIVES. BY A L A N D O R I C H 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. 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- SPRING 2012 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM 73 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Spring 2012

Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Tom James
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

Management Today - Spring 2012