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MBX Cares Volunteers at Bernie’s Book Bank

Employees from Libertyville-based technology company MBX Systems volunteered their time on Dec. 6 at Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Bluff to help sort and bag gently used books destined for at-risk youth in the Chicago area. The event was part of MBX Cares, a company-sponsored philanthropic program that gives each full-time employee one paid day Read more…

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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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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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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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IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas. By Beth Stackpole In the lead up to Synchrony Financial being spun out from parent company GE and launching an initial public offering (IPO), Carol Juel Read more…

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Social and Connected PLM

Platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams are gaining traction, but some say ad hoc exchanges must be part of the record for the digital thread. By Beth Stackpole For years, email was the de facto, informal information exchange mechanism for the design team at MBX Systems, a systems integrator providing bespoke computing hardware and software solutions Read more…

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