About Newcastle Systems
Newcastle Systems is an innovator of workplace mobility solutions for many of the world’s leading retail and operations companies.
As the leading provider of Mobile Workplace© solutions, Newcastle Systems provides the means to dramatically improve your employee and facility productivity without major changes to your infrastructure, software or processes.
A Newcastle Systems’ Mobile Workplace© facility requires less equipment and less power to do the same work as a standard workplace configuration.
Our Core Values
Listening to our customers and asking how we are doing. Finding out what improvements we can make, challenges they have and how we can help.
Self-motivated, dedicated, passionate and loyal.
Acting honestly, ethically and morally. Being trustworthy and communicating with respect. Treating all team members and customers as professionals.
Always looking to get better, improving and challenging or eliminating waste through the adoption of lean principles.
Doing what you said, as you said it and when you said.
“Provide innovative solutions that make equipment more mobile and information more readily available across an entire enterprise. Period.”
Our powered wireless workstations are designed to work with computers, printers, barcode scanners, scales or almost any other type of equipment on your current stationary workstation. Efficiencies are readily gained in a wide variety of applications including inventory control, process control, information recording, label printing, product testing, order picking and much more.
We Are A “Customer-First” Business
We are strong believers that the only way to be successful is to listen to what our customers have to say. Please - whether it's positive or negative feedback - we want to hear it! Call us at 781-935-3450 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Advisors
John O'Kelly, President
John O'Kelly founded Newcastle Systems in March 2005 and serving as its president over the past 13 years, has presided over the company's significant growth. Prior to founding Newcastle Systems, Mr. O'Kelly served as Director of Sales & Marketing and later partner of Production Basics, which offered ergonomic workstations to a broad base of high technology companies across North America. Mr. O'Kelly earned his Bachelor's Degree from Trinity College Ireland & Advanced Diploma in Marketing from the College of Marketing & Design Ireland.
Derek Coppinger, Vice President
Derek Coppinger previously served as Vice President of Newcastle Systems and was responsible for business and market strategy development. He has served on the Board of a number of organizations including ESC Lab Sciences, one of the largest and highly accredited environmental testing facilities in the United States. He was Chairman of the Board at the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL), where he implemented strategies to ensure sustainable long-term growth for the organization. Mr. Coppinger also spent eighteen years with National Technical Systems the largest independent testing company in the USA, a publicly held company where he served as COO and Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer serving markets such as aerospace, defense, telecom, automotive, energy, high tech & industrial products. He holds a Master's Degree from Cranfield University, and has attended continued education and training at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Boston University School of Law.
Robert Connelly worked for 25 years with Johnson & Johnson, where he held a number of key positions in the healthcare, consumer and professional products divisions. He then went on to serve as president and CEO of Madico, Inc., the industry's longest-standing manufacturer of film-to-glass solutions. While at Madico, he also spent 16 years on the Board of Directors for AIMCAL, the industry association devoted to fostering the health and profitable growth of the metalizing, coating and laminating industries. He became president of the organization. Mr. Connelly left Madico for two years to assume the position of Executive Director of Operations at Noven Pharmaceuticals, a company specializing in transdermal drug delivery systems. He accomplished the start-up and FDA certification for all of the company's commercial manufacturing and logistics activities. He retired from Madico in 2017. Mr. Connelly earned his business degree from DePaul University, and completed advanced study at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Kevin Collins is currently CFO and Treasurer at 2020 Technologies, Inc., the world leader in kitchen, bathroom and closet interior design B2B software. With a career spanning the healthcare, software, and telecommunications sectors, Mr. Collins has extensive experience with mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, and all areas of finance, accounting and treasury functions. Mr. Collins earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Salem State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.