Company

In 1988, TOMZ was started by one man with a vision and the will to succeed. Today, we are over 200 strong on a mission to help patients on a global scale.

This is TOMZ


TOMZ is a top-tier manufacturer of implantable medical devices for the world's leading medical OEMs. Driven by innovation and our experience spanning three decades, we ensure critical supply chain requirements are met in order to enhance the lives of patients globally.

Our Leadership Team

Tom Matulaniec

Tom Matulaniec

Owner & Chief Executive Officer

Tom Matulaniec first started working at TOMZ at the age of 8, when he began helping his father, TOMZ founder Zbigniew Matulaniec, around the shop. Since then, he has worked in nearly every department at TOMZ, from maintenance to finishing to machining to purchasing to sales, eventually becoming Vice President and now President and Owner.

Matulaniec’s focus on modernizing the company, developing its social and digital presence, and supporting the rise of a new generation of machinists is driven by his vision for TOMZ as a leader in medical manufacturing for global OEMs. He received his Bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Connecticut.
Mike North

Mike North

Chief Manufacturing Officer

TOMZ welcomes Mike North to the team as Chief Manufacturing Officer. In this role, Mike will oversee all manufacturing operations across our two sites: Knightstown, IN and Berlin, CT.

Mike brings over 25 years of experience in the medical device field (OEM & CMO), with a heavy focus on business and operational management. He has worked in a range of manufacturing environments including startups (team member # 15 growing to over 300+), as well as well-established environments with teams of 800+. Prior to TOMZ, Mike was overseeing five manufacturing facilities throughout the country. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Governors University.
Vincent Wong

Vincent Wong

Chief Quality Officer

With extensive experience in contract manufacturing for the medical device industry, as well as Design, Development, and Sustained Manufacturing engineering services, Vincent Wong brings incredible know-how to the TOMZ team.

As Chief Quality Officer, his goal is to further advance the Quality Organization through employee development, enhanced engineering services, and ever-increasing inspection capabilities to ensure TOMZ is always providing medical patients with only the highest quality products. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering/Material Science & Engineering as well as his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Connecticut.
Melinda Polson

Melinda Polson

Chief Financial Officer

Melinda Polson has joined the TOMZ team as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Melinda will provide crucial strategic direction and financial oversight for our increasingly fast-paced, high growth environment.

Melinda comes to TOMZ with over 25 years of experience as a CPA in various roles. She began her career auditing manufacturing and construction clients, and implementing new ERP systems. Later, Melinda went on to serve as the VP of Finance for 16 years at another medical device company, working on a management team responsible for 3 M&E transactions and sales growth of over 800%. As CFO, Melinda will bring tremendous experience and value to our organization, helping us to serve our customers even more effectively.
Chris Nowell

Chris Nowell

VP Operations - CT

A manufacturing operations manager with extensive expertise in production operations and scheduling, plant management, mechanical engineering, supply chain, shipping/receiving, maintenance, budget administration, process engineering, and business development, Chris Nowell brings a wealth of knowledge to TOMZ Corporation.

As VP of Operations, Nowell keeps his finger on the pulse of all developments at TOMZ to keep company operations running like a well-oiled machine, ensuring that TOMZ continues to fulfill commitments while constantly improving and expanding capability. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Haven.
Ward Wildman

Ward Wildman

VP Operations - IN



Brandon Calavan

Brandon Calavan

Director of Engineering



Nick Belloli

Nick Belloli

Director of Sales



Elizabeth Burdeau

Elizabeth Burdeau

Snr. Quality Manager - CT



Winter Steinway

Winter Steinway

Snr. Quality Manager - IN



What we do

We combine cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, and experienced teams to help bring some of the most important medical devices to market.

We bridge the gap between ideas and life-changing devices utilized by surgical teams in every corner of the planet.

We believe in helping people live better

At the core of our mission is the understanding that we impact the world in a positive way. Our belief that the work we do allows medical professionals to help enrich and sometimes save the lives of their patients is a driving force.

We learn and grow - together

We are stronger together. Everyone at TOMZ embraces a culture of learning and team work. The two go hand-in-hand and are a powerful combination. Sharing knowledge and experience between different departments and people is a major driver of our innovation initiatives.

Certifications

FDA REGISTERED | ISO 13485 CERTIFIED

Safety is paramount in the medical device industry. The regulatory requirements are becoming increasingly more demanding throughout every step of a medical device's life cycle including during its service and delivery. We are steeped in a quality culture and strive to demonstrate our prowess in quality management processes and best practices.

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