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Creative. Driven. Outcomes-Focused. Creative. Driven. Outcomes-Focused.

Advancing manufacturing and process operations across the Northeast

NECI is a Solutions and Services Provider for industrial automation and digital transformation.  We solve process, automation, and data integration challenges in therapeutics, energy, and manufacturing with a broad portfolio of product, project, and service capabilities.  Our industry experts excel at collaborating with clients across the complex interplay of people, processes, devices, and technologies to deliver physical and digital solutions that secure assets, improve efficiency, and optimize resources.  

With decades of experience in the industries we serve, we find new ways to push the limits of what our clients see as possible through a deep understanding of business objectives and command of innovative approaches. Whether the goal is efficiency, better access to data and insight, or a reduction in downtime, our team offers the experience and drive needed to help our clients maximize results.  

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End to end coverage for the physical and digital plant

End to end coverage for the physical and digital plant

No other provider has our depth of industry and technical knowledge across valves and instruments , discrete and process automation, data integration, and digital transformation services and consulting. We’re heavily invested in guiding our clients on the promising path to Industry 4.0.

We support virtually all relevant platforms, allowing us to meet the goals of today while minimizing future technology debt.

Confident in our ability to deliver better outcomes, we have developed a portfolio of products and services that directly align payments with outcomes.  We can build, digitalize, service and manage individual parts or an organization’s complete process to optimize costs, reduce risk, and enable insights leading to improved efficiency and accelerated time to market.

Our clients work on the world’s greatest problems

We serve operational, maintenance, and technology leaders and strategists who are commercializing new platforms, managing and curing diseases, improving efficiency in energy production for a more sustainable planet, and manufacturing to win in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.  Our clients range from startups to mature, publicly traded companies and OEMs.

The Covid-19 pandemic disruption has accelerated the need for remote and predictive operations management, requiring new data, connectivity, and insights. In Life Sciences in particular, this disruption has combined with pressure to accelerate time to market while maintaining quality, which in turn propels an intense focus on digital enablement.


Learn how NECI enabled renewable energy plant operations performance improvements of 12-15%

Life Sciences

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Hear how better access to data and insight powers outcomes, leading to the development and release of therapies in record time.

Jenn Azar

President and CEO

Jenn Azar became President and CEO of NECI on January 1, 2022.  Her vision for NECI is to leverage the power of digital and promise of Industry 5.0 to deliver business impact and a great experience for our customers in life sciences, energy, and manufacturing.

Jenn joined NECI in 2002 as a sales engineer.  During her tenure, Jenn has enjoyed successful relationships with customers in the roles of Account Manager, Strategic Account Director, and Executive Vice President.  Jenn started her career in the early biotech industry and discovered a passion for delivering therapies as an impactful mission to change lives. In recent years, she has been very focused on helping with new emerging biotech modalities, such as cell and gene therapy and mRNA.  Jenn’s focus on new modalities and digital business models has led to tremendous growth in NECI’s services and life sciences portfolios, enabling the company to play a significant role in bringing a Covid-19 vaccine to the world.

Joe Mullaney

Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Mullaney joined NECI in 2018. He has a BA in accounting and finance from Stonehill college and an MBA from Northeastern University. Joe started his career at Coopers & Lybrand, now PricewaterhouseCoopers, as an auditor, and worked his way into various management positions. His 17-year tenure at SofTech started in the role of Controller, and soon transitioned to VP and CFO, and eventually CEO/CFO. A self-starter and natural entrepreneur, Joe has also run a successful consulting business. Now, Joe is a key member of the management team, helping to set the strategic vision, initiatives, and direction of the company.


Matt Keenan

Vice President of Human Resources
Matt Keenan joined NECI in March of 2020.  Matt graduated from Babson College with BS in Business Administration. Prior to joining NECI, Matt spent 14.5 years at Dassault Systems as Sr. Director of Human Resources for 2 Business Units as well as heading up Corporate Talent Acquisition for the  Americas.

Tom Ramundo

Vice President and Senior Business Advisor

Tom Ramundo served as NECI’s President from 2005 through 2021, and currently serves as Vice President and Senior Business Advisor to his successor, Jenn Azar.

Tom came to NECI from Johnson-Yokogawa in 1996 and served NECI as Vice President from 2000 to 2005.  His vision took NECI into new and exciting markets and industries, leading the company through tremendous organic growth.  Under Tom’s leadership, NECI has successfully started new businesses as well as completed several M&A events, including the acquisition and integration of Northeast Controls into NECI, which was completed on August 31, 2021, and the integration of Emerson (Fisher) Lifecycle Services into the NECI subsidiary NYNE Mechanical.

A diverse range of career paths are available at NECI.

Careers - Unprecedented Hiring

Our exciting work with digital pioneers in life sciences, energy and manufacturing is driving incredible growth and we are hiring in many areas including process automation, systems engineering, data integration, solution architecture, and project management.

Emerson Impact Partner

As an Emerson Impact Partner, we are a local, single point of contact for sales, service, and applied engineering for Emerson’s automation solutions business. As a member of the Emerson Impact Partner Network, we offer the most complete portfolio of end-to-end products, services, and solutions, and have the support of the full Emerson network. The Emerson network brings 167 certified service centers, over 5,000 employees with over half having 10+ years’ experience and over $46 billion in installed products in North America.