Technical Innovation Acquires Image Communications

Published: June 11, 2015

Technical Innovation recently announced the acquisition of Image Communications, a national provider of structured cabling and wireless solutions.

“With structured cabling an integral foundation of successful AV/IT integration projects in the competitive global marketplace, TI sought to complement its offerings with Wi-Fi, voice, data & fiber optics, providing comprehensive, reliable solutions for its clients,” according to the TI announcement.

TI and Image Communications have worked together on projects for several years and the acquisition “allows TI and Image to support clients through projects built upon a superior communications network,” according to the announcement.

“We at TI are excited to incorporate new capabilities frequently requested by our clients.  Image’s core competencies complement our current offering and meet client needs”, explains Mike Landrum, Chief Executive Officer, Technical Innovation.

Gust Pappas, Image’s President now serving as TI’s Director of Wireless and Structured Cabling, is pleased to join the TI brand, bringing added value to his existing clientele.

“When Technical Innovation first mentioned merging, I realized how our companies complemented each other and the potential to bring broader product lines and services to our customers.”

TI’s commitment to their core values and to providing clients with a scalable, flexible and high-quality backbone were also in-line with Pappas’s philosophies and business strategy.

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“Once I met with Mike, Kevin (Powers, President) and Bruce (Herman, Executive Vice President) and learned of their ethics and the talents of their team, I was confident that TI was the right choice for Image.”

The Image team of telecommunications experts bring multiple certifications from adjacent technologies including Belden, Aerohive, 3Com, APC and Chatsworth, to TI’s already substantial capabilities.

Chris Johnson, TI’s Chief Technology Officer elaborates, “With the addition of Image, our focus on wireless 802.11ac and BLE 4.2, fiber optic and advanced wired technology will give our customers an even broader array of digital workplace solutions……The ability of TI to address media constraints during the project life-cycle will bring much needed efficiency and continuity.”

Having a longstanding relationship with Image Communications, David Berndt, Executive Regional Director, adds, “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with Gust Pappas and the Image Team and feel they provide a strategic offering to TI. Although based in Nashville, they will serve the entire TI organization. Gust has built an impressive team and TI has benefited greatly in building our business with current and new clients.”

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