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Cortland welcomes new medical research and development expert

Global medical textile and biomaterials supplier Cortland Company has appointed Jeffrey Koslosky as its Medical Business Development Leader as it targets further growth.  Koslosky has more than 15 years of experience in the design, development and manufacture of biomedical textile products and medical devices. 

Prior to joining Cortland, Koslosky was the Principal of Woodlea Consulting, LLC, a firm he founded to assist clients in the development of corporate strategies and technology portfolios in the medical device and implantable fabric markets. Other previous assignments include J-Pac Medical, LLC and Secant Medical, Inc. where he held a variety of senior management positions in the business development, engineering, research and development, and marketing groups. 

Koslosky has published numerous articles on biomedical textile product design and is a frequent speaker at medical device industry conferences across the globe. He has an undergraduate degree in textile engineering with a concentration in biomaterials from Philadelphia University, and a MBA from Villanova University.

 “I’m delighted to join the team at Cortland as we embark upon the next phase of the company’s growth,” stated Koslosky. “I share its vision for developing innovative structures from our unique textile fabrication methods to solve some of the most complex and unique challenges the healthcare industry faces.  It is great to be part of the Cortland team.”

Luis Padilla, Business Leader for Cortland Medical, said, “We are thrilled to welcome a research and development professional of Jeffrey’s caliber onboard the team to aid the acceleration of our growth plans.  He will also play a key role in expanding Cortland’s technologies and products which will allow us to better meet our customers’ needs though a broader suite of biomedical textile solutions.”

About Cortland

Cortland provides worldwide experience in creating lightweight rope, slings, cables and umbilicals to the oil and gas, heavy marine, subsea, ROV, seismic, and medical markets. For more information, visit
Cortland is wholly owned by Actuant Corporation, a diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries and headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Actuant trades on the NYSE under the symbol ATU. For further information on Actuant and its businesses, visit the Company’s website at