Case Studies Guide

Case Studies | Vertical Markets | Manufacturing

Our comprehensive guide to technology solutions implemented by channel partners in specific vertical markets.

Lantronix-Spectrum CNC Technologies

With the assistance of a Lantronix design engineer, Spectrum decided to combine its proprietary software with the Lantronix MatchPort b/g to create the Spectrum WiBox. This new and improved solution wirelessly connected computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines using IEEE 802.11 b/g networks.

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Microsoft - Pioneer Electronics

Pioneer Electronics needed to provide superior customer service. To help achieve this, Pioneer dealers needed a forum to share installation expertise for increasingly sophisticated after-market car audio products.

Microsoft - Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments wanted to insure its delivery of innovate technologies to meet customers real-world signal processing requirements. To do this, it wanted to create a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 board support package for markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

IBM - Mohawk Fine Papers

Mohawk Fine Papers was becoming more and more difficult to accommodate last-minute changes and requests to customer orders because of fast growth.

IBM - Victor Manufacturing

Victor Manufacturing, an auto parts manufacturer in Iowa, needed to upgrade their hardware and software solution to support customer demand as well as increase productivity and sales.

Oracle - OVISO Manufacturing

The client needed to find a way to expedite the implementation of new IT infrastructure within six months while completing its spinoff from ESCO Corp. Officials desired a scalable solution to meet aggressive growth targets snf needed to provide IT expertise without the costs and challenges of building an extensive in-house IT team.

Microsoft - Precision Results Manufacturing

Precision Results Manufacturing is a tube and sheet metal fabricator based in North Dakota. The company needed to link computers together through a central server to eliminate shutdowns that could potentially stop workflow.

IBM - Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG is one of the world's leading manufacturers of connection and automation technologies for the electronics industry. Phoenix Contact needed to be able to make accurate decisions based on the latest business intelligence (BI) data. The infrastructure for its existing BI system was at its limits, causing long delays in getting information.

IBM - Vishay

Headquartered in Malvern, PA, Vishay is a major manufacturer of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. When Vishay’s existing Tru-64 hardware platform was retired by its manufacturer, the company began searching for a suitable replacement that would provide long-term stability.

Microsoft-Del Monte Foods

Del Monte Foods, a California-based company that began operations in 1916, produces, markets, and distributes a variety of foods and pet products for the U.S. retail market. Because so many of Del Monte’s customers still submit orders by fax, the company needed an efficient and reliable fax server solution that would integrate with their existing Microsoft IT infrastructure.


AutoForm specializes in developing software for major car manufacturers throughout the world. The challenge AutoForm was facing was that they needed more powerful workstations to create simulations that were as close as possible to actual production processes. AutoForm knew that the hardware they chose needed to be dependable and robust enough to handle 3D applications and run around the clock.

TriActive-Wellborn Cabinet

Wellborn Cabinet, located in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, specializes in manufacturing high quality cabinetry for kitchens and bathrooms. Wellborn’s IT staff supports numerous traveling sales people and 400 end users spread across five locations. Because the company’s system is so widespread and asset management tracking and software distribution had to be done manually, keeping the company’s LAN and mobile assets up to date was difficult.

Aladdin Knowledge Systems-IriTech Inc.

Counting successful corporations and national security agencies among its customers, IriTech Inc. manufactures biometric authentication equipment and software based on iris recognition. To maintain its unique position in the growing biometrics market and prevent reverse engineering of their software, IriTech knew it would need to make software rights management an important part of its overall business plan. They began searching for a solution that would meet their needs.

Aladdin Knowledge Systems-Tiltan Engineering Systems Ltd.

Serving an international customer base, Tiltan Systems Engineering Ltd. specializes in providing 2-D and 3-D visual solutions, as well as image generation systems and related applications. After researching several digital rights management solution alternatives, Tiltan decided to stick with Aladdin, and upgraded to a more recent version of their current DRM software: HASP SRM.

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