HIAWATHA, Iowa, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware held their annual Technology Summit for global sales partners on April 24 – 26 at the company's headquarters in Hiawatha, Iowa.
"The Technology Summit is a once-a-year opportunity to gather our sales people together, streamline our processes and communicate valuable knowledge to the entire group," said Robert Haag, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Crystal Group. "This was a key opportunity for sales veterans and new team members alike to meet, share ideas and develop relationships with our manufacturer's representatives and resellers."
Highlights of the conference included expansion details and impact of Crystal Group's just announced 111,500 square foot facility to be built in Hiawatha during 2017 and 2018. Additional conference highlights featured discussions on electronic data storage trends, Brocade networking switch advances, applications for the Internet of Things and rapidly emerging autonomous market opportunities.
"We believe the Technology Summit and Crystal Group relationship adds tremendous value to our customers," said David Dayton, Vice President of Tokyo-based Trans Pacific Technologies, a Crystal Group reseller. "The Technology Summit gives us the opportunity to jointly focus on educating and engaging a broader audience on the latest technical issues that impact our customer base."
Crystal Group's two highest global sales force awards, the Most Valuable Manufacturer's Representative – US award was presented to Eagle Sales Corp of Ellicott City, Maryland, and Most Valuable Reseller - International was presented to Mersys A.S. of Ankara, Turkey at an awards ceremony which took place at Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery in Swisher, Iowa.
About Crystal Group Inc.
Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987. Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.
The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008. Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards. Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.
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