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Robroy Industries & Ideal Integrations: Two Pittsburgh Companies Come Together

Robroy Industries joins Ideal Integrations - Michael Stratos

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Robroy Industries expands portfolio, partners with Ideal Integrations and Blue Bastion, local MSP and cyber security companies

September 10, 2021

PITTSBURGH, Penna. – Robroy Industries, a family owned and operated manufacturing business with deep roots in the Pittsburgh community, recently made a major investment in Ideal Integrations and Blue Bastion. Ideal was founded as a systems integrator, managed service provider (MSP) and value-added reseller (VAR) while broadening its offering by creating a cyber security division called Blue Bastion.

Michael Stratos, founder and CEO of Ideal Integrations, said he “was looking for a partner to help Ideal achieve its aggressive growth initiatives and continue to scale the business locally, nationally, and internationally.” Michael wanted a partner that understood what it meant to be a Pittsburgh based company with strong Western Pennsylvania values and would further support the mission and vision of the company.

The 4th generation leadership of Robroy Industries, Rob McIlroy, CEO, and Jeff McIlroy, Chairman, said “We are very excited to work with Ideal and help them accelerate profitable growth through back-office support, strategic planning, and capital investment.”

Rob McIlroy said, “We are looking forward to sharing best practices and supporting business development of the fast pace and high growth cybersecurity and MSP industries.”

Jeff McIlroy said, “This diversification investment is in alignment with Robroy’s long term growth initiative which entails organic growth and tuck in acquisitions to support Robroy’s core manufacturing business”.

In addition, Jeff noted: “Robroy is looking for strategic stand-alone investments, such as Ideal, with a strong management team in place.”


Molly Burkett

Ideal Integrations and Blue Bastion

See the full release in the Pittsburgh Business Times here

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