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

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8 Remarkable Insights from CI Profiles of 2014
We take you back in time to revisit all eight integration firms that graced...
Electrosonic Named 2014 Integrator of the Year
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014, Electrosonic's leadership has its eyes on ensuring the firm...
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...


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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.

Top 40 CI Influencers Under 40
There was no shortage of candidates for our look at some of the young people who are making a difference for their companies and this industry. See who made the cut for 2014.

What Evolution Looks Like: CI Profile of IMS Technology Services
With tough times visible in the rearview mirror, IMS Technology Services successfully reinvented itself and continues to do so.

Meet the 2014 CI Industry Leaders
CI recognizes these 50 firms as the top integrators serving 12 key verticals and analyzes how to succeed and fail in each.

Pitfalls and Profits of Working with Family, Friends
Like any other industry, commercial integration has its share of spouse-, family- and friend-run businesses. So what’s the secret to this marriage of work and personal life?



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