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Today's construction landscape is hyper-competitive and becoming increasingly more complex.
From tight project schedules and budget constraints, to design changes and compliance of building and safety codes, there are a number of factors at play that can determine a project's success and profitability.To address these challenges, Connexion has developed a suite of services called: Integrated Project Solutions. This comprehensive offering, with its 5 distinct solution sets, delivers documented cost savings and risk mitigation in a highly customizable platform.
All of our IPS Solutions are designed to the highest quality standards utilizing Lean, Agile process. With the scarcity of skilled labor and its impact on your schedule, our IPS program will help you stay on schedule by helping your installers gain valuable efficiencies.
Not every project requires the full scope of services, documented cost savings and quality processes that IPS provides. Select the services you need from the menu circle on the left and learn more within this page. As each project has it's own unique challenges, your Connexion Project Manager or Salesperson can help tailor the best solution to address your specific needs.
Whether multi-family, commercial or industrial applications, Connexion's CX Power services excels at providing the optimal design solution for your switchgear and motor control needs. Our design-build solutions saves you time and allows you to move on to other facets of your project while our experienced team manages and designs the ideal power system solution that best suits your application.
From start-up support and construction scheduling to efficient close-out services, we provide the products, support and services that help ensure your project stays on task and on budget.
Where Innovation Meets Value
Our extensive local inventory of Square D products, is just the beginning of our formula for a successful project outcome. Our field-tested and innovative CX Power packaged solutions deliver true cost savings and an unparalleled level of organization to your power distribution installation.
No more wasting valuable time on the jobsite with labor intensive panelboard assembly
Assembled panelboards are certified & tested in accordance with Square D guidelines
Just in Time Delivery
Get your equipment when you want them, how you want them and stay organized with minimal waste packaging
Assembled, installation ready panelboards upon delivery for no added charge
We put an end to traditional factory-assembled lead times, but kept the factory-direct pricing. Whether motor starters installed with pilot devices, or panelboard interiors with pre-installed breakers, our CX X-presss Solutions ensures quicker access to assembled products without the cost of expedited shipping. That means most services 600-1200A can ship assembled in 7 business days and most services 400A and below can ship next day from Connexion stock!
More than just great products. It's great people too
Whether it's switchboards today or motor control centers tomorrow, you can rest assured that your quote will be on time and your project in good hands. Our extensively Square D trained, CX Power team will provide an optimal product/service solution at the right price, and at the time and place you need it.
A smart, well executed lighting design provides optimal energy savings, tenant satisfaction and an increase in property value.
Our design process takes into consideration:
Lighting for Automobile Dealerships
As the preferred Lighting Services Provider for The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), Connexion's Lighting solutions are specifically tuned for the needs of automobile dealerships to achieve the optimal balance between energy cost reduction and enhancing the customer experience.
Lighting for Industrial Facilities
No two facilities are alike and budgets come in many sizes. Connexion's approach to energy efficient lighting design encompasses the needs of the facility, its workers and the budgetary goals. This approach has enabled us to deliver optimal performance with a strong return on investment.
Lighting for Commercial Buildings
We understand that sustainable office buildings are more than a trend. They're an approach to building suited to the demands of its time. A Connexion commercial lighting upgrade can contribute to higher lease rates, greater tenant satisfaction and of course, outstanding energy savings.
Our Advanced Lighting Design Services:
Quality, agile, and cost-effective advanced lighting design.
For all of the benefits of a properly devised lighting design, it also often has a significant impact on the budget and schedule of a project. For this reason, Connexion has partnered with LightHive, a leading Architectural Lighting Design Consultant for our more complex lighting designs requiring advanced photometric studies, controls integrations, and other unusual complexities.
LightHive brings solid technical acumen and creative design technique to architectural and landscape lighting projects. Their experience and expertise often provide the tipping point in the success of a complex project.
The creative team at LightHive has provided a wide scope of lighting design services to an even wider range of clientele types. Their design portfolio notably includes:
"Our passion is to create and deliver sustainable, efficient, and innovative lighting designs that are visually arresting. We believe in the power of light to transform spaces and affect humanity.As independent consultants, we are un-biased to manufacturers or suppliers of equipment. LightHive recommends the best lighting solution for the project."
- Jennifer Curtis, LightHive
Whether an owner, construction manager or developer, a lighting project designed by LightHive delivered with time-saving Connexion logistical services, provides aesthetic and functional uniqueness with unparalleled jobsite efficiencies and labor-saving value.
From making decisions on what you need, negotiating pricing, to dealing with shipments and returns, there really is a simpler way! With CX-Crib Solutions, you can Increase staff productivity, by reducing the number of employee hours spent on inventory that can be reallocated for more productive activities - and spend your time where it's needed most!
No matter the size of your business, whether a small machine shop or a Fortune 500 company, effective inventory management can help eliminate errors and wasted expense and contribute to a healthier balance sheet through reallocating assets and freeing capital in unnecessary inventory.
Connexion can help you streamline your material handling and replenishment systems and drive costs from your storeroom's operations. Our CX-Crib Inventory Solutions can be tailored to suit your needs, providing you with as little or as much support you require to achieve your operational and accounting objectives.
From secure, mobile storage solutions to automatic replenishment, your jobsite will always having the right products on-hand when and where you need them.
It's been documented that over 40% of total labor costs are tied up in material handling. Having the right consumable products organized and managed in a convenient location is critical to increasing on-site efficiency. When we manage the material on-site, we'll ensure you have the right amount of products where and when you need it Our On-Site Managed Platform can significantly improve efficiencies by shifting the materials management to us. This can result in lower transaction and handling costs.
Together, we'll evaluate your inventory needs and storage space to determine what level of solution you require. We'll then lock in your stock levels and pricing. Finally, We'll organize, setup, and barcode label the items that we will manage for you.
A Connexion IPS Professional will visit your jobsite at a predetermined interval appropriate for your needs. We'll then organize, count and provide a replenishment recommendation.We'll ship your replenish order in accordance with your needs and schedule a time for put-away if needed.
Connexion can help you streamline your material handling and replenishment systems and drive costs from your jobsite's operations.
Our CX-Onsite Inventory Solutions can be tailored to suit your needs, providing you with as little or as much support you require to achieve your operational and accounting objectives.
Within our suite of IPS services, CX Prepprovides a number of outstanding, high-impact solutions to help make installers more productive. You can eliminate a significant amount of material handling on-site and by prefabricating your assemblies in our controlled environment, we help lower your total cost of install. From Product Assembly to Kitting, Material Handling Carts, Smart Labeling and Waste Free Packaging our prep services help keep installers installing.
CX Prep Benefits Include:
Keeping Installers Installing
From our smart kitting solutions, to our advanced pre-assemblies, our CX-Prep services are all about enabling more productivity and less time moving the same material from room to room. And the back-and-forth from staging areas to install locations to retrieve forgotten tools and materials are also significantly reduced, as most of your repetitive work has been covered by us.
In an era of Social Distancing
CX Prep can help decrease jobsite congestion by prefabricating portions of assemblies whereby allowing for fewer installers. Some preasseblies may also require only one installer, rather than multiple workers.
Our extensive Prep services create unique solutions that provide quantifiable value by reducing labor time, increasing efficiency, and keeping projects on-track.