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Creative. Driven. Outcomes-Focused.

Advancing manufacturing and process operations across the Northeast

NECI solves 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 an innovative approach. Whether the goal is efficiency, meaningful data use, or a reduction in downtime, our team offers the experience and drive needed to maximize results. 

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End to end coverage for the physical and digital plant

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

We are so confident in our ability to deliver better outcomes that we have developed a portfolio of products and services to align our financial incentives to our clients, providing them the most direct route to their end business goals. We can build, service and manage individual parts or an organization’s complete process to increase efficiency, digitally transform and mitigate operational risks.

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, driving an intense focus on digital enablement. We support virtually all relevant platforms, allowing us to meet the goals of today while minimizing future technology debt.


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.

Tom Ramundo


Tom Ramundo has been intimately involved with NECI even before he became President in 2005. He joined NECI in 1996 as Manager for Fisher-Rosemount Systems. Tom also served as Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to this, Tom worked for Johnson-Yokogawa, managing the New York-New Jersey area. Tom’s vision for the company has taken NECI into new and exciting markets and industries. Under Tom’s leadership, the organization has seen tremendous growth in the last couple of years and currently has over 220 employees.


Jenn Azar

Executive Vice President

Jenn Azar, Executive Vice President, joined NECI in June of 2002 as a sales engineer. She graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Control Systems. Prior to joining NECI, Jenn was Regional Sales Manager for Thayer Scale. During her tenure with NECI, she has led successful relationships with our customers in the roles of Account Manager as well as Strategic Account Director.

Joe Mullaney

Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Mullaney, Chief Financial Officer, 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 ran 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, Vice President of Human Resources, 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.

Ed Browne

Sr. VP Sales & FCS Business Leader

Ed Browne, Vice President of Sales, joined NECI in 1998 as an account manager and has held numerous assignments at NECI. Prior to joining NECI, Ed was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a northeast-based industrial controls distributor. Ed has a BS in Engineering from Steven’s Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Rutgers University.

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.
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