CPI Technologies

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Industry Experts Assess Teaching Moments

The majority of the glass-half-full crowd tends to take a critical view of performance and results when reflecting on the previous year. We sometimes tend to be our own biggest critics, focusing on the areas in which we came up short as a team, and that’s not necessarily a bad
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Sidestepping a Pandemic: Dealers Chart Challenges of Delivering Technical Service On-Site

Ah, the joys of being a service technician during the age of COVID-19. Face mask? Check. Hand sanitizer? Check. Gloves? Got ‘em. Disinfectant spray for machines? Right here. Maybe disposable work mats and booties, or anything else that makes a tech look more like a surgeon? Sigh.
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Only a Zoom Away: Keeping Tabs on its Teams Key to Elite Dealer Success

When a business disruption pushes the business community from its base of operations, communication takes on greater emphasis, which holds true with employees, partners, clients or other stakeholders critical to success. When the pandemic forced companies to resort to remote
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Adieu to 2019: Final Thoughts on Dealer Challenges as New Year Begins

Call us sappy or sentimental, as while the calendar has turned the page, we wanted to squeeze in a handful of final thoughts as to what our Elite Dealers view as their primary challenges. After all, it may be a New Year, but our problems travel well and have a way of ignoring the
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Attacking the Market from a Vertical Perspective: Dealers Offer Advice

Listening is often a lost art form. Sometimes, we get so caught up in what we know and believe without really giving a different viewpoint the attention it deserves. Look no further than the current political climate; we’d be hard pressed to find a juncture in recent memory where
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Dealers Ponder Future Opportunities with Vertical-Driven Markets

In our previous look at vertical-driven business, we examined the art of developing competencies within a given set of market spaces. This time around, we’re asking our panel to provide a glimpse of what the vertical market approach may look like going forward. For CPI
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CPI Selected as HP Premier Partner

Springfield, MO (April 24, 2018) — CPI Technologies has been selected to be a member of the HP Partner First Managed Print Specialist Premier program. Premier members are selected based on the strength of their experience, customer service capabilities, and technical expertise.
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CPI Announces New Ownership

Springfield, MO (March 14, 2018) — CPI founders Vernon (Vern) Starks and wife, Antonette (Toni) Starks, announce the acquisition of their company by their daughter, Heidi Starks Crane (active in the business since her teens, and current CFO), and her husband, Erik Crane, CPI’s
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