How to overcome the economy, grow with technology: Brock Solutions explains
2009 System Integrator of the Year winner, Brock Solutions, provides practical advice on how to thrive in a tough economy, in a 7:20 minute Control Engineering podcast available for listening now.
John Southcott, co-CEO, and Control Engineering editor in chief. Brock Solutions was a 2009 System Integrator of the Year award winner.
Oak Brook, IL – 2009 System Integrator of the Year winner,
. In a 7:20 minute podcast available for listening now from Control Engineering , Vivienne Ojala, president and co-CEO, and John Southcott, co-CEO of Brock Solutions Control Engineering editor in chief.
In the brief podcast Ojala and Southcott explain what they are: -Seeing and hearing from customers and the market in general
-Focusing on to sustain and grow business, outlining several specific actions;
-Doing to meet customers’ most critical needs, including the transformation underway; and
-Expecting to influence system integration over the next year or two, naming the skills that help most in ever more global markets.
Brock Solutions, one of three
, took the honors in the $25 million and up annual revenue category. Brock Solutions specializes in the design, building, and implementation of controls and automation systems for manufacturing and logistics industries. Brock delivers from the “shop floor to the top floor”
All of Brock Solutions’ 275 employees are focused on helping their clients systems perform by solving complex problems and substantially reducing operating costs, the company says. Tested, reliable technology implementations are built on a strategic methodology, industry specialization, and engineering integrity, the company told Control Engineering .
An article about the winners is part of the 2009 Automation Integrator Guide , mailed with the December Control Engineering North American print edition.
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