Wondering What to Do With Your Scanners and Printers in Clean Rooms?

July 24, 2017

There is no shortage of scanners suitable for use in clean rooms. But what about the charging and base stations that go with them? In addition to being difficult to clean, their inadequate IP rating and design-related edges often make them inappropriate for clean room zones. Every flat battery means having to move the scanner

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Grantek to Host Cyber Security Webinar – 2pmET/11amPT Aug. 3, 2017

July 20, 2017

Cyber Security is an evolving threat. Recent examples of Cyber Security threats disrupting business operations and corporate reputations have renewed the need to explore updated best practices. This webinar provides an opportunity to learn how to safeguard your processes and procedures. Click here to register for this informative 45 minute webinar. Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 Time:

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MESA International Board Member and Grantek Expert on Smart Manufacturing

July 17, 2017

Jim Toman, Director – Smart Manufacturing Practice at Grantek, wrote about Smart Manufacturing for Automation World. Since 2003, automation professionals have depended upon Automation World for relevant and comprehensive industry information and analysis on “the why and how of manufacturing automation.” Please click here to read Jim’s article: https://www.automationworld.com/article/topics/industrial-internet-things/smart-manufacturing-distant-shore About Jim Toman: Jim Toman is

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Grantek to Present at Rockwell Automation on the Move

July 12, 2017

Grantek will present on Machine Safety at the Rockwell Automation on the Move event in Toronto, ON. Grantek will be speaking at 2pm on Wednesday, July 19th and Thursday, July 20th. Rockwell Automation, a Grantek partner for many years, values the expertise Grantek has shown in Machine Safety. The title of the presentation will be:

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GMP-IT Hardware Configurations for Clean Room Applications

July 10, 2017

Systec & Solutions offers best in class GMP-IT hardware configurations of PC’s, servers, HMI’s (Human Machine Interfaces), keyboards, scanners and more for clean room applications in the pharma and biotech industries. Grantek is the exclusive North American distributor for Systec & Solutions products. Please see below for some of the configurations available and click here

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Video: The 2016 ANSI/ASSE Z244.1 Standard – Impact to Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods

July 5, 2017

Jeff Winter, Grantek’s Director of Safety Practice, shares his experience and expert analysis of Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods. This presentation discusses the impact the 2016 ANSI/ASSE Z244.1 Standard has on Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods. The International Society of Automation (ISA) recently named Jeff the Machinery Safety Sub-committee Chair for their Safety and Cybersecurity

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Video: Impact in Canada to Lockout, Tagout with the 2016 ANSI/ASSE Z244.1 Standard

June 27, 2017

Grantek’s Director of Safety Practice, Jeff Winter shares his experience and expert analysis of Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods. This presentation outlines the impact in Canada that the 2016 ANSI/ASSE Z244.1 Standard has on Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods. The International Society of Automation (ISA) recently named Jeff the Machinery Safety Sub-committee Chair for their

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Grantek Presents at ISA Toronto Exposium 2017

June 23, 2017

Sales Manager Ash Ayyaswamy and Chief Innovation Officer Ian Tooke were at ISA Toronto Exposium 2017 on June 22, 2017.  Ian presented on FSMA and how to use MES to improve food safety. Ash discussed Grantek capabilities with show attendees. ISA Toronto is a local section of the International Society of Automation (ISA). The ISA

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Video: What is Industrial Cyber Security and how does it affect our clients?

June 20, 2017

Topics Include: A high level history of controls system evolution in relation to communication, business drivers for increase communication and the EtherNET standard-blessings and a curse. Types of threats: Rouge actors – individuals with malicious intent Unsuspecting actors – employees, visitors, contractors unknowingly participating Nation State threats APTs Ransomware / Cryptoware Presented by Chris Hamilton,

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Video from NAFS17: Beyond Compliance – How to Use the Power of MES to Improve Food Safety and Traceability

June 15, 2017

Presented by Grantek’s Chief Innovation Officer, Ian Tooke, in Chicago at North American Food Safety & Quality 2017 – NAFS17 on June 7, 2017 Topics Include: – How has the Food Safety Modernization Act changed the way food producers and suppliers do business? – Discussing how modern MES technology enhances food safety plans and processes

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