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Cabinet-Rack Mashup

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Oct 5th, 2018

Remember the power company that had limited space inside of its substation? Here's another cabinet-rack solution developed to accommodate the specific equipment of the customer. 

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Two Places at Once? Sure!

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Sep 21st, 2018

It can be difficult to find one product that works in multiple applications—many products often fall short of meeting exact needs. A national food corporation turned to Great Lakes to avoid this dilemma. This enclosure is able to withstand outdoor and indoor installations with temperatures ranging from freezing to sweltering.

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An Enclosure for Every Season

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Sep 7th, 2018

Intense heat, strong winds, harsh rains, and on occasion, snow, are the natural elements that this NEMA 4X type, stainless steel enclosure is exposed to along the east coast and Gulf of Mexico. The enclosure is securely planted to the ground, but it's monitoring activity in the sky!

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It’s a rack! It’s a cabinet! It’s both!

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Aug 27th, 2018

Floor space is always at a premium when it comes to installing enclosures for IT equipment, and that is certainly the truth for one power company that Great Lakes recently worked with. Enclosure deployment along a wall was the only option for this customer--that's right, no rear door access! This unique product consists of a rack inside of a cabinet that utilizes available floor space while providing equipment access. 

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Optical Protection Required

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Friday Jul 13th, 2018

In northwest PA, the sun is “skittish” so optical protection is normally only needed during summer. Regardless of the season, Great Lakes is providing protection all year round. This outdoor fiber distribution hub (FDH) serves as the point between a service provider’s central office and subscribers in a fiber-to-the-home setup.

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On the Road with GLCC: 2018 NY Tech Summit Recap

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Wednesday Jun 20th, 2018

Earlier this month, Great Lakes Case & Cabinet attended the 2018 NY Tech Summit in Verona, New York. We had the chance to exhibit our brand-new SEAL line of enclosures and mix and mingle with some of the greatest minds in tech. As a company, we’re committed to advancing our products as well as our employees, challenging them to be the best they can be. Here are just a few trends and observations we took note of while at the 2018 NY Tech Summit.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Great Lakes Case & Cabinet

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Jun 18th, 2018

Great Lakes Case & Cabinet has been around for over 30 years, which means there are a lot of layers to our work, our culture, and our people. We’re more than just a company; we’re a family. We’ve grown from a small business to a thriving one – on average, our manufacturing facility processes ½ million pounds of material per month and with the addition of new end users and OEM accounts, manufacturing has increased 20% each year over the last 10 years. While we’ve grown and expanded, the values we hold dear and the quality of our products that we pride ourselves on have stayed the same. There are a lot of things about this big, happy, hardworking family you may not know – and here are 10 of them.

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Camera Surveillance at a Stadium Near You

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Thursday May 10th, 2018

Spectators of entertainment events should feel safe at all times. An American professional basketball team is helping make that happen, at least at their own stadium. This custom, ceiling-mounted camera enclosure will be found at multiple locations throughout the stadium.

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The Data Center Audit Trail: A Fortune 500 Company’s Story

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Wednesday Apr 11th, 2018

No matter what problem our customers bring to us, it’s our goal to work with them to find the right solution. Case in point, a Fortune 500 company with both security and audit trail needs came to Great Lakes Case & Cabinet looking for some customized solutions across multiple locations. We were able to work with the company to address both the security and audit requirement issues, and help them become more secure and compliant overall.

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Gotchas of Going Cheap

Great Lakes Marketing Team
Monday Mar 5th, 2018

Cost. No matter where you sit in the organization as a stakeholder, this is almost always one of the most significant factors in IT buying and decision-making. But should price really be the ultimate deciding factor when it comes to something so important? Won’t it catch up to you in the long run?

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