Here's a Merry and Bright Reflection on CPI's 2021
December 23, 2021
As 2021 comes to a close, CPI reflects—with deep gratitude—on the year that's been. And what a year it was! With new growth, milestones and achievements, one thing remains certain—our continual success is founded upon you and our commitment to resolve your toughest challenges. Let's have a look at these 2021 highlights.
January – Wireless LAN Access Point Enclosure from Oberon Receives Physical Security Innovation Award
Oberon, a division of CPI, was awarded Physical Security Innovation of the Year with its Wi-Tile™ Access Point (AP) Enclosure solutions from UK-based Data Centre Solutions (DCS) Awards.
Understanding the need to integrate security and effective design into its portfolio, Oberon designed the Wi-Tile collection as a set of Wi-Fi access point (AP) ceiling enclosures that provide security without compromising connectivity.
February – CPI’s New ZetaFrame™ Cabinet Combines Innovative Features to Deploy Infrastructure, Faster and Efficiently
In response to increasing densities and a need for rapid deployment, CPI introduced the ZetaFrame™ Cabinet. This highly-engineered data center cabinet solution also delivers quick turn built-to-order configurability, industry-leading load capacity and scalability, suited for a wide variety of infrastructure applications.
Watch a video.
March – In Response to a Desire for More “How-To” Resources, CPI Creates Technical Tip Documentation
Over the years, there as been an increasing demand for self-teaching resources and “how-to” documentation. In response, CPI created several technology tips that offer comprehensive how-to’s and best practices for industry professionals across all applications.
Explore tech tip documents.
June – Chatsworth Products Celebrates 30 Years of Employee Ownership and Sustained Global Growth
“CPI is proud to have built a 30-year history with a strong, enduring presence in industries that enable a more connected life. Strengthened by the passion of employees with ownership in the business, CPI strives to deliver quality in everything we do. Our experience responding rapidly with tailored standard and custom solutions gives CPI customers a higher return on their digital transformation investment,” says Michael Custer, CPI President and CEO. “There’s no short-term thinking here, and we see long lasting distributor and customer relationships as our most important investment” he adds.
Watch a video.
May – CPI’s Canadian Office and Showroom Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary
Each year, the Canadian office has been grateful to welcome hundreds of visitors, even offering virtual tours during uncertain times. And while we eagerly await the day when in-person customer visits will once again be the norm, it's nonetheless exciting to be able to say that through customer support and shared successes, CPI is continuing to grow business in Canada, too.
Read a blog.
August – CPI and Oberon Receive Awards for Innovations in Data Center and Wi-Fi Access Point Enclosures
CPI and Oberon were formally recognized by Cabling Installation & Maintenance (CI&M) with individual 2021 Innovators Awards for feature-rich, future-proof data center and Wi-Fi enclosure solutions in the Distribution and Routing Equipment category. The Gold Innovators Award was presented to Oberon’s In-Plane™ 1018-00 Wi-Fi Access Point Enclosure, a practical and reliable solution to mount and conceal Wi-Fi access points (APs). CPI’s newest data center cabinet storage solution, the ZetaFrame Cabinet, is recipient of this year’s Silver Innovators Award.
Read the Press Release.
September – Efforts Continue to Ensure Free, Online BICSI Training Courses Offering Free CECs Are Available to IT Professionals
Every year, CPI releases and renews several learning modules and trainings that help IT professionals continue to grow and enhance their knowledge and skill set. These trainings cover everything from bonding and grounding best practices to how to prepare your network for emerging technologies to proper seismic installation. These trainings are complimentary and offer BICSI CECs. Take advantage of these free opportunities.
Explore CEC Courses.
October – Construction of New CPI Headquarters in Simi Valley Progresses
First announced in June 2021—the same month that CPI officially celebrated 30 years of employee ownership—construction of CPI’s new global headquarters and state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Simi Valley, CA, continues to advance. In October, as the company also celebrated ESOP month, major milestones included an impressive concrete pour of new space on the manufacturing floor, which has been captured via time lapse. You can look forward to seeing this and for more updates to come soon!
November 2021 – Instagram Followship Reaches Over 2,200
It’s exciting to see engagement continue to rise on all of CPI’s social media platforms, including CPI’s popular Instagram feed, which recently surpassed 2,200 followers. Instagram offers up an ideal platform for CPI customers to share photos of their work while on the job. These real-world applications of CPI solutions offer a glimpse at the many ways craftsmanship and ingenuity brings new networks to life. We invite you to follow CPI and learn how others like you are using CPI solutions to solve for their toughest challenges—and share some of their most impressive work!
Follow CPI on Instagram.
Thank you again, for your ongoing support of Chatsworth Products. We are anxious for the year ahead, knowing that we have a lot of new, innovative solutions to share with you, each designed and engineered to solve for your toughest challenges. Our motto lives strong, We're All in This Together, and we'll continue to work hard to delight our customers... that's YOU!
And just as a friendly reminder, be sure to check here for details on the remainder of our upcoming 2021 and early 2022 holiday hours and dates of operation across the globe.
Posted by Brittany Mangan, Digital Content Specialist at 12/23/2021 6:41:19 AM