The Emergence of IT/OT Devices in GxP Environments: Grantek’s Emily Patterson Writes for Cleanroom Technology Magazine

October 20, 2021

Cleanroom Technology Magazine’s October 2021 issue features an article which discusses trends involving biometric monitoring devices, smart glasses, wireless access points and mobile devices making their way into GxP environments. This article, titled: “The Emergence of IT/OT Devices in GxP Environments”, was written by Emily Patterson, Distribution Sales Manager at Grantek.

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“Unlike fixed equipment that is cleaned once per shift or once a day, portable equipment may require multiple cleanings during the workday as it is moved from one area to another, or as it is used by different people. Cleaning protocols must take this into account to help ensure that the wearables do not become a source of contamination.”
– Cleanroom Technology Magazine, October 2021

Cleanroom Technology is the leading international publication for cleanroom operators and contamination control specialists. Targeted, respected and read by an international audience, Cleanroom Technology provides the latest industry and products news, updates on regulation and standards, technical articles and design and material innovations. Sectors covered include pharmaceutical, healthcare, automotive, food, cosmetics and space technology.


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Grantek is the exclusive North American distributor for Systec & Solutions products. Systec & Solutions offers several cleanroom compatible configurations of GMP-IT hardware, including:

  • Stainless Steel Encapsulated PC’s
  • Clients & Servers
  • HMI Systems
  • Stainless Steel Encapsulated Keyboards
  • Stainless Steel Printer Housings
  • Stainless Steel Scanner Housings
  • Printers & Scanners

Customizable configurations for production and information systems include:

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  • Flush in-wall Mounted
  • Wall Mounted
  • Swing Arm Mounted

Systec & Solutions products meet challenging and harsh environments in Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences facilities that require regulatory and design requirements such as 21CFR Part 11, GMP, Cleanroom and IP65 to be met. The products are specifically developed for long-term operation in special production environments, ideally suited to applications such as workstations for MES software, process control systems and ERP software, room status displays and the presentation of OEE monitoring.

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