CFE Media Announces the 2019 System Integrator of the Year Winners

The 2019 System Integrator of the Year awards have been announced by CFE Media, which presents the annual awards, to recognize the contributions of system integrators in the growth of manufacturing technologies. The system integrators distinguished by this award will be recognized in the annual Global System Integrator Report, and online at and The three winners were recognized for the outstanding contribution to manufacturing growth and their innovative approaches to solving customer challenges.

The 2019 System Integrator of the Year award winners are:

  • E-Technologies Group, West Chester, Ohio (Large System Integrator Category, with more than $20 million in annual SI revenues)
  • Polytron Inc., Duluth, Georgia (Mid-Sized Integrator Category, with $10 million to $20 million in SI revenues)
  • Northwind Technical Services, Sabetha, Kansas (Small System Integrator Category, with up to $10 million in SI revenues)

Read more on the 2019 System Integration of the Year Award winners and the System Integrator Hall of Fame here.

“This year’s System Integrator of the Year award recipients, selected from an outstanding field of applicants, are great examples of how the system integrator is integral to the growth of manufacturing,” said Bob Vavra, CFE Media content manager. “These companies demonstrate how to deliver cutting-edge technology to manufacturers in a cost-effective manner while managing ongoing production needs.

“Beyond these skills, the 2019 System Integrator of the Year recipients are leaders in their communities, and all three have a significant impact on their local economy. They are tremendous examples of the outstanding work system integrators do in advancing technology, efficiency and profitability in manufacturing, and we congratulate them for their achievement.”

The 2019 System Integrator of the Year recipients were selected by industry experts and CFE Media from nominations from within the industry. Interviews with each of the System Integrator of the Year award winners are featured in the annual Global System Integrator Report published by CFE Media and distributed in the December issues of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering magazines.

The winners also will be recognized at the annual conference of the Control System Integrator Association (CSIA) at its annual conference April 30 to May 3, 2019, in Asheville, N.C. For more information about that conference, go to

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