Enabling Smarter, Safer, and Sustainable Manufacturing

Wired and wireless infrastructure, integrated communications and collaboration, smart Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and managed services – these are the hallmarks of the modern manufacturing facility. The Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 – the core of digital transformation – is all about interconnectivity as a driver of agile and lean manufacturing, bringing every process and protocol into a single, sharp focus. Incorporating process automation, centralized data management, and inventory control with a cohesive and all-encompassing control network means efficiency, safety, and reduced capacity issues and downtime.

Thoughts on our offering that impact the environment among others:

  • IoT should help in being managing wastage through inventory control - input & output
  • IoT with use of sensors can determine hazardous waste
  • We have extensive energy management system suited for producers, distributors and users.

Leading-Edge Technology for Leading-Edge Manufacturing

Meeting the demand for mission-critical wireless and IoT across any foreseeable environment means deploying the right foundational technology. With hundreds of manufacturing clients across the globe, Black Box has the expertise to design and implement intelligent, cutting-edge Industry 4.0 /5.0 solutions that support production automation and facilities across any number of sites. Our clients effectively integrate smart manufacturing solutions to ensure that coverage and capacity expectations are not only met, but exceeded.

Transitioning to Industry 4.0 – Smart Manufacturing Solutions

Reinvent manufacturing, collect quality data, provide intelligence and reliability to manufacturing processes, and achieve new levels of connectivity through Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Take advantage of the IIoT benefits from enhanced productivity, cost savings, safe working conditions and environmentally-sustainable operations.

  • Predictive Maintenance

    Predictive Maintenance

  • Energy Management

    Energy Management

  • Environment and Pollution Control Monitoring

    Environment and Pollution Control Monitoring

  • wireless-connectivity

    Wireless Connectivity

  • harsh-environment

    Network Optimization

  • Cybersecurity


  • structured-cable

    Structured Cabling

Smart System Framework (SSF)

Smart System Framework (SSF)

Where does your business stand? Is your business ready to generate value by leveraging Industry 4.0 technologies?

To facilitate your journey into the digital future, Black Box supports you with an Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment. During this half-day workshop, we will work with you to assess your business, processes, and capabilities.

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Reliable Technology for any Industrial Application

Your industrial environment presents specific and unique challenges. Extreme temperatures, humidity, and corrosive materials can ruin essential IT equipment and make it difficult for personnel to operate and maintain your infrastructure and automation. Factor in the motors, mechanical switches, and other devices producing large amounts of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and the solution is clear – you need rugged hardware and uninterrupted interconnectivity. Whether your concerns center around big data, cloud computing, advanced robotics, or even augmented reality, the success of your systems will depend on how easily they deploy and how well they function in any environment.

Black Box has a large range of solutions designed to perform in the toughest environments and rise to the challenge for smooth, interruption-free operation and minimal downtime.

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Why Black Box?

No matter the environment, distance or size – Black Box brings you Industry 4.0 solutions designed to withstand the demands of any environment and any process. The most useful technology bridges the gap between human operators, controllers, technicians, and managers, bringing progress and efficiency into sharp focus.

You need a technology partner who will analyze your specific situation and pay close attention to your needs. No one can describe your unique position and applications better than you. That's why we are committed to objective analysis and honest appraisals. Continual investment in R&D and world-class infrastructure allows us to co-create breakthrough technology solutions with you.

Just like human relationships, trust is crucial for strong business relationships. You will find your Black Box experience the best of all worlds. While some insist one cannot be all things to all people, we challenge that notion by gathering the finest minds and the latest in technology together under one banner for the explicit purpose of providing unparalleled and comprehensive service to you, our most valued customer and partner.

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