Combined organization will strengthen full-service product design and development

DENVER, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ERI Group, formerly Evergreen Research, a leader in end-to-end medical product design and development, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and contract manufacturing services, and LINK Product Development (LINK ), an industrial design, engineering and product design company, announce that they have merged to strengthen their full-service product design and development offerings.


The merger will create one of the most comprehensive medical, healthcare and wellness product development companies in the region, with an end-to-end suite of services from initial concept to mid-volume manufacturing, which are second to none and truly offer a differentiated level of support for our customers.

“This is an extremely exciting opportunity for ERI Group and LINK, and we are delighted to extend our current working relationship with LINK and bring the excellence and experience of their team to the ERI Group,” declared Natasha Bond, Chairman of the ERI Group. “The merger of our two organizations and our investment in talent and technology will help us better meet the growing needs of our customers, allowing us to add early development and industrial design capabilities to our existing capabilities in the areas of mechanical, electrical, software and system engineering, quality, regulatory and manufacturing services. We are confident that our newly formed partnership will have a positive impact on our customers, our teams and the bringing to market of innovative medical devices and health and wellness products.

As part of the merger, LINK’s founder, Marc Hanchak, and his team will join ERI Group. Marc will serve as Vice President of Product Development at ERI Group and will continue to oversee industrial design, engineering, project management and product design.

“The partnership between ERI Group and LINK will allow us to create a full-service company that is focused on innovation and committed to bringing forward-thinking concepts to market,” says Hanchak. “LINK’s mission to create products that improve people’s lives aligns with ERI’s philosophy of delivering visions for life-changing products. Our shared mission, parallel cultures, and commitment to our customers have created the perfect opportunity to join our organizations in a stronger, integrated, multidisciplinary firm focused on exciting advancements.”

About ERI Group

ERI Group provides development engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance and regulatory affairs services, spanning mechanical, electrical and software skill sets, for the next generation of healthcare, medical, laboratory and consumer welfare. Focused on advancing healthcare in hospitals, acute care facilities, emergency rooms, first responder organizations, blood banks and home care since 1988, the company has empowered its customers to bring life-changing products to market. Customers of all sizes, from established companies to start-ups, rely on ERI Group’s expertise in all classes of medical devices and diagnostic instruments. Specialty areas include fluidics and blood manipulation, embedded software and controls, advanced electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical engineering and design for manufacturing, systems engineering and usability from the start. design, integration of critical consensus standards for simplified design approval and safety certifications, global regulatory approvals and more. ERI Group is located west of Denver, Colorado, Golden. For more information, visit or email [email protected]

About LINK

LINK is a denverproduct development, industrial design and engineering company. LINK works with entrepreneurs and businesses to bring new concepts to life through design, prototyping, testing and manufacturing and to create products that improve people’s lives. For more information, visit

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