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Pearls of Wisdom From a Thriving 57-Year-Old Integration Company
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Empowering Employees With an Ownership Stake
An employee stock ownership plan is difficult for integrators to pull off, but it has had a powerful cultural impact on AVI Systems.

Advanced AV Refocuses Its Mission, Emerges as Industry Leader
Mike Boettcher ran Advanced AV’s service department before being tapped to take the firm in a more service-oriented direction.

Golden Rules of Business: How to Retire with (Almost) No Regrets
Strategies that Michael Hester implanted when he launched Beacon Communications continue to serve the now NSCA president well in semi-retirement.

Pearls of Wisdom From a Thriving 57-Year-Old Integration Company
A Midwest staple since the late 1950s, Electronic Contracting Company shares customer service, vendor partner, organizational and other values.

Mechdyne Engineered to Embrace Tough Challenges
What started as a grad school friendship developed into the go-to company for clients with major challenges.

8 Remarkable Insights from CI Profiles of 2014
We take you back in time to revisit all eight integration firms that graced the cover of Commercial Integrator during 2014, all with a bit of advice to offer.

Electrosonic Named 2014 Integrator of the Year
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014, Electrosonic's leadership has its eyes on ensuring the firm lasts at least another half-century.

Advance Technology: From Mom-and-Pop to Emerging Industry Force
Advance Technology, a $7.7M firm with limited resources, turns industry obstacles — lack of service revenue, IT convergence and talent recruitment — into competitive advantages.

77 Years of Technical Innovation and Still Innovating
Since buying it out of bankruptcy, leadership has turned integration firm Technical Innovation into an industry powerhouse – and learned from mistakes along the way.

Red Thread: Furniture Company or Change Agent?
Born out of an office furniture manufacturer, Red Thread is having different audio-video conversations than any other integrator — and clients like what it’s saying.



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