About the business:
Mainstream Global is a distributor of used and refurbished computer equipment in Lawrence, Mass. The company's target market is Latin America and its customers include manufacturers, resellers, e-tailers, retailers, and independent distributors. CEO Juan Yepez founded the company after working as a bilingual sales representative for a similar firm. Mainstream Global uses the Merrimack Valley Career Center to hire new employees to sustain the company's growth as well as create jobs in a largely economically depressed city.
This year's Inner City 100 companies have fought off a sluggish economy through a combination of smart investment and savvy strategy. Here's how they are doing it.
|What Super Bowl? The Ad Bowl has already begun|
|Here are the drivers of future economic growth|
|2.1 million cars recalled for crash sensors|
|Are smart drugs driving Silicon Valley?|
|Chris Messina: Why I choose non-monogamy|