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I/ITSEC 2019: First sighting of Varion P1

6th December 2019 – 13:15 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Orlando MBX Systems is looking to harness the military and industry sectors for potential customers for its new Varion P1 image generator, a bespoke addition to its range of platforms aimed to fulfill demand in the flight simulation and training markets. Developed over a period of nine months, Read more…

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MBX Introduces Portable Image Generator Platform at I/ITSEC 2019

Joins New 1U, 2U & 4U Rackmount Reference Platforms for Simulation/Training & More LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At the I/ITSEC (Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education) conference that opens in Orlando today, COTS and purpose-built hardware manufacturer MBX Systems will showcase four new reference platforms for deployment of simulation and training applications, including an ultra-small semi-rugged portable form factor with Read more…

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MBX Systems reinvents itself in computer hardware manufacturing

Spencer Smith, Site Editor, SearchITChannel Twenty-five-year-old MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer, is an example of how technology companies can continually adapt to the ever-changing marketplace. In 1995, the organization started in the consumer space as Drive Express (later Motherboard Express), focused on selling technology components to enthusiasts building their own hardware systems. As the Read more…

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Dynamic Duo: Varion Hardware and Hatch Software – Live at I/ITSEC

If it’s taking too long to get your IG products to market or your supply chain isn’t consistently reliable, check out our Varion™ COTS reference platforms. Varion brings together robust, long-lifecycle hardware that’s customizable to meet your project requirements, managed inside our Hatch™ interactive project management toolset. The result: flexible solutions designed for performance and Read more…

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MBX Adds Lanner Partnership for Taiwan-Based System Manufacturing

Speeds Time to Market for MBX Customers Using Lanner Whitebox Solutions LIBERTYVILLE, IL (September 24, 2019) – Custom server hardware manufacturer MBX Systems today announced a partnership with Lanner Electronics, a Taiwan-based provider of advanced whitebox solutions that also offers hardware/software integration for turnkey delivery of finished systems. The partnership enables MBX customers to have Read more…

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Meet MBX Systems at the MSOE Career Fair

Meet members of the MBX Engineering Team in Booth #73 on Friday, September 27, at the Kern Center Arena MBX Systems will be on campus for the Milwaukee School of Engineering Career Fair from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm on Friday, September 27. It’s a great opportunity for MBX to connect with top-notch talent pursuing Read more…

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Five Meaningful Takeaways from MBX Student Interns

Engineering and software development summer internships redefine students’ real-world expectations. With the new school year just underway, probably the furthest thing from anyone’s mind is next year’s summer internships. For many companies though, plans for hiring 2020 summer interns are already in motion. We sat down with a couple of MBX’s summer interns before they Read more…

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Using Slack on the Shop Floor

Hardware manufacturer MBX Systems shares how the collaboration software has changed its communications Justin Formella | Sep 16, 2019 Since its inception in 2013, Slack’s collaboration platform has transformed business communication, with more than 10 million daily active users. Adoption has been confined largely to office workers, but Slack can also help manufacturers expedite problem Read more…

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How a Book Club Became an Onboarding Success Story

When is the best time to engage your employees? Many professionals believe that onboarding is the ideal time to show an employee that he or she is valued and an integral part of a larger whole. By James Davis, Editor I recently interviewed Kim Becker, Talent Manager at MBX Systems, about a unique onboarding program that Read more…

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MBX Uses Book Club to Onboard, Develop Employees

By Kathy Gurchiek By Kathy Gurchiek Onboarding was an open book for Olivia Stepp when she became global logistics administrator at MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer in Libertyville, Ill. She was asked to join the company’s monthly in-house book club as part of the new-employee orientation process, to discuss The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies Read more…

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