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Integrating Systems and Revolutionizing The Way Hardware is Brought to Market for 26 Years

It all started in 1995 when our founder, Tom Crowley, opened the doors of a computing hardware company selling the most cutting edge technologies of the day, the precursor of what now has become MBX Systems.We’re a creative group of technology enthusiasts with a common interest: finding cutting-edge ways to streamline hardware delivery to make Read more…

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Outside the Headset: Critical Factors in Mixed-Reality Adoption

More and more industries are finding ways to deploy technology as mixed reality solutions. But before implementing, it’s critical to have the right hardware behind it. By Bill Conrades, Sales Engineering Manager, MBX Systems It’s hard to believe that immersive technologies have existed for 40 years. VR devices for flight simulation, military training, medical, and auto industry Read more…

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MBX Systems Expands Channel Program Targeting Hardware OEMs

Notably Dell Technologies Design Solutions and Lanner Electronics MBX Systems is expanding a channel strategy aimed at manufacturers of base servers used to build customers’ integrated hardware/software solutions. It can work with channel partners to develop new business, provide consultative engineering that optimizes base OEM hardware for each end customer’s application, and integrate into partner operations Read more…

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MBX Expands Hardware Platforms for Physical Security Deployments

New Pre-Built Solutions Right-Sized for Disparate ISV Applications & End-User Environments MBX Systems, a manufacturer of purpose-built and deployment-ready hardware devices for technology companies, has expanded its line of pre-built, pre-engineered hardware platforms for physical security applications to help ISVs right-size deployments for specific end-user environments. All products are paired with value-added MBX services ranging Read more…

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Industry Veteran Lands at MBX

Tom Larson was looking for his next adventure. Enter one company that was established in the 1990s, is ISO9001:2015 certified, and has built a significant infrastructure on I.T. hardware supply chain and order fulfillment. Enter MBX Systems. By Jay Bartlett, Security World Back in 2008, many considered it the year of “convergence.” The year where IP-based Read more…

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MBX Systems is building leaders through its book club

Niche technology company MBX Systems uses its book club to engage new employees and build leadership skills they will use for their entire career. Sarah Fister Gale In 2016 Kim Becker, talent manager for MBX Systems in Libertyville, Illinois, had a company manager come to her asking for help. “He was struggling with the culture Read more…

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Coronavirus Social-Distancing Forces Painful Choices on Small Businesses

Small-business confidence plunged in March to near its lowest levels in the past seven years, as business owners grappled with the effects of the novel coronavirus on their companies and the broader economy. Owners of businesses from restaurants and yoga studios to marketing and manufacturing firms are already making tough choices, as the fallout spreads Read more…

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Update on MBX Systems COVID-19 Response Plan

The top priority at MBX Systems is the well being of our employees and maintaining business continuity as the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus advances. Justin Formella, Chief Strategy Officer It’s important that we continue to communicate how we are preparing our entire organization and protecting your end-to-end supply chain. We’ve gone to incredible lengths to Read more…

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The coronavirus creates multiple dilemmas for businesses

“There’s a paradox here,” said MBX’s Justin Formella. “If it seems like an overreaction after the fact, it means you probably did the right thing and helped the situation improve.” For Chicago business, the coronavirus at first seemed like distant shells from a hostile army still far from its target. Manufacturers reliant on Far East Read more…

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What companies in Chicago are doing to ease customers’ and employees’ coronavirus worries

The coronavirus isn’t business as usual, but companies are taking steps to try to keep their customers and employees safe as the number of cases mounts across the U.S. On Tuesday, the University of Chicago Medical Center said it was treating a patient with suspected case of the coronavirus. Four others have already tested positive Read more…

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