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Production-First IT

Risk Mitigation through IT.

In an era of heightened risk, the need for greater risk management is crucial to organizational success. Production-First IT exists within the landscape of IT vs. OT/Manufacturing Technology Systems. Our team develops IT/OT networks and threat prevention techniques and solutions that predict, detect, understand, and respond to mitigate risk across traditional IT platforms as well as physical OT assets. Specifically, our engineers design, engineer, and implement systems and solutions that keep machines and packaging lines running and distilleries on track. We assist our customers by creating business models, which help to minimize regulatory and compliance risks and help businesses make better decisions based on insights and experience. Our teams do this all day, every day.


Production-First IT services include:

  • Industrial networking
  • Network & systems security
  • Virtualization
  • Backup/disaster recovery


  • Manufacturing

    U.S. manufacturing is resurgent. Driven by exciting new technologies and processes, record-setting investment and incentives, and reshoring trends across the sector, manufacturing is once again an industry of promise, creating new jobs and fueling innovation.

  • Food & Beverage

    Gray’s fully integrated services have you covered at every phase of your food & beverage project. From facility design and construction to process engineering and equipment manufacturing, we offer our customers proven solutions that deliver world-class results for years to come.

  • Data Centers

    The cloud computing industry faces a demand crisis. Compared to a year ago, corporate accounts across the board need more storage capacity, greater service speed, continuous uptime, and the assurance that providers have answers to their challenges.

  • Advanced Technology

    The integration of advanced technology in professional and private life has hit critical mass. From macroeconomics to micro-entertainment, the future hinges on our ability to leverage technology in ways that empower people to live more efficiently, more sustainably, and more securely.

  • Distribution

    The modern distribution facility is a substantially more sophisticated operation than that of a generation ago. From automated storage and material handling to digital inventory and order management, today’s industry is dependent on a steady stream of data and uncompromising efficiency.

  • Commercial

    The retail world is always in motion. Changing consumer trends, tech innovation, and corporate expansion strategies all play important roles in identifying areas of need and prioritizing commercial projects. The firm you choose must safely and quickly create a highly engaging, versatile space for the public.

Get in Touch.

Call us at 859.281.5000 or send us a message using this contact form.