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Energy: Mining
Minlog Australia, a software provider that provides clients in the mining industry with management information solutions, recently partnered with Xplore Technologies to deploy software on tablets that could withstand extreme mining conditions. Currently, rugged tablet PCs like Xplore's are helping to revolutionize the mining industry.

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Clean Room & Healthcare
Lonza is global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients. They decided to implement their quality control automation software, the MODA Solution, on Xplore DMCR rugged tablet PCs because they are one of the only computers that meet the strict standards of Clean Rooms.

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Military
Cybernet uses a Shipboard Wireless Maintenance Assistant (SWMA), a commercial technology directed by the Navy to support logistics and maintenance at various Army depots around the US. Cybernet Systems chose Xplore’s rugged tablet computers because of their ability to withstand military conditions and versatility in customization.

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Field Services Case Studies

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Huntsville Utilities
Huntsville Utilities is comprised of three systems, Water, Gas and Electric, which share management, customer services, billing, meter reading, accounting, and purchasing as a cost-effective benefit to its customers. By reducing the reliance on paper forms, Xplore’s PC Tablet met their needs more efficiently and reduced waste.

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Arkansas Utility Protection Services
“Xplore’s exceptional products and its commitment to building partnerships are greatly responsible for ARKUPS’ success. Their patented rugged construction, sunlight readable color screens, and ability to perform from any location, in any environment, makes the tablets the perfect solution for our needs.”

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Hydro One
Hydro One (Toronto) is one of the 10 largest electric utility companies in North America. Field workers are responsible for inspecting and maintaining 47,000 transmission towers and 1.6 million utility poles. HydroOne uses Xplore’s tablet computers because of their ability to withstand immersion in water and drops to pavement.

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Rutherford
Consolidated Utility District
The Rutherford Consolidated Utility District maintains twelve hundred miles of water lines and provides its over 41,000 customers with safe drinking water. They settled on using Xplore tablets due to the product’s ruggedness and high-quality outdoor view ability.

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Hyder Consulting
Hyder Consulting specializes in engineering consultation for rail and road, traffic and transport planning, ecology, property, and tall buildings. Traditionally they used a pen and paper, but realized that digital capture of large quantities of data on Xplore tablets could greatly increase ease of reporting when inspecting sites.

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Essent
As the largest energy company in the Netherlands, Essent provides its customers with gas, electricity, heat and other energy services. With the goal of increasing efficiency amongst its service engineers, Essent chose Xplore’s rugged tablets and made it a central component of their day to day business operations.

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Vantaan Energia
Vantaa Energia is a full-service energy company for electricity, district heating, and natural gas. The Xplore rugged PC tablet allows service staff to identify repair locations and helps them ensure safe maintenance work.

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Vibtech
Vibtech specializes in the development of wireless solutions for the oil, gas, and mineral exploration sectors. They needed a tablet that had the performance of a PC, but was light and rugged with a good battery life, so they chose Xplore.

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Finnish Environmental Institute
The Finnish Environment Institute (SKYE) is a government pollution response force with the responsibility of studying environmental changes and developing solutions to these changes. Xplore tablets were the ideal for running SYKE’s Navipac software, since they could use them in harsh, outdoor environments.

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Military Case Studies

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Cybernet
Cybernet uses a Shipboard Wireless Maintenance Assistant (SWMA), a commercial technology directed by the Navy to support logistics and maintenance at various Army depots around the US. Cybernet Systems chose Xplore’s rugged tablet computers because of their ability to withstand military conditions and versatility in customization.

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Peterson AFB
Peterson AFB
Peterson Air Force Base Fire Department decided to utilize Xplore’s mobile computers to save firefighters precious time and effort in aircraft emergency rescue, aircraft pre-incident and other emergency response situations.

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SAAB Training Systems
Saab Training Systems develops world-leading systems and services for military training. They decided to implement their systems on Xplore tablets, due to the rugged conditions associated with military training.

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Manufacturing / Warehouse / Distribution Case Studies

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Clare Rose
Clare Rose is a family owned beer distributor recognized as one of the top wholesalers in the country. Clare Rose invested in Xplore tablets because of their ability to capture more information and conduct several activities at once.

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Sildarvinnslan Fish Processing Plant
Sildarvinnslan is one of Iceland’s leading fisheries and the country’s largest catcher and processor of open-water species. The freezing temperatures required by fieldwork at this company caused them to pick Xplore, for its ability to operate under extremely cold conditions.

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Westruss Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Wetruss is a roof truss and building frame manufacturer who embarked on a plan to move to a totally paperless factory. They needed PCs that could be mounted and control a large saw, which meant it must be able to withstand significant vibration. Xplore’s tablets were up to the task.

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Arvin Meritor
Arvin-Meritor produces modules and components for light vehicle, truck, trailer and specialty equipment OEMs, and the commercial aftermarket. They chose Xplore for its powerful and rugged qualities when managing warehouse functions.

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Raisio
Raisio specializes in plant-based foods, ensuring food safety, and is a forerunner in functional foods. Raisio decided on Xplore Tablets for its integrated software and scanning tools, and now management of packing materials and barcode scanning is much simpler.

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Exel UK Ltd
Exel is the world leader in supply chain management, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries. Xplore’s Tablet is integrated with GPRS and snap-on GPS module, which helps Exel in routing procedures.

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Valeo
Headquartered in France, Valeo focuses on the design, production and sale of components, systems, and modules for cars and trucks. It ranks among the world’s top automotive suppliers and serves all major vehicle manufacturers. Valeo picked Xplore for its large display and excellent readability.

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Leicht Transfer and Storage
The Leicht Transfer and Storage Company is a Wisconsin based warehousing company. They chose Xplore tablets because they could provide quicker access to customer information and they could withstand the constant vibrations of a forklift.

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Energy Case Studies

Minlog Logo
Minlog
Minlog Australia, a software provider that provides clients in the mining industry with management information solutions, recently partnered with Xplore Technologies to deploy software on tablets that could withstand extreme mining conditions. Currently, rugged tablet PCs like Xplore's are helping to revolutionize the mining industry.

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Vibtech Logo
Vibtech
Vibtech specializes in the development of wireless solutions for the oil, gas, and mineral exploration sectors. They needed a tablet that had the performance of a PC, but was light and rugged with a good battery life, so they chose Xplore.

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Teboil Oy
Teboil Oy, the second largest oil company in Finland, transports nearly two million tons of oil annually in over 100 tanker vehicles. The readability and general ease-of-use were critical in their decision to choose Xplore PC tablets.

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Vantaan Energia
Vantaa Energia is a full-service energy company for electricity, district heating, and natural gas. The Xplore rugged PC tablet allows service staff to identify repair locations and helps them ensure safe maintenance work.

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Vapo Energy
Vapo Energy is the leading producer and distributor of bio fuels in the Baltic Sea region. They decided on Xplore tablets for their ability to support their software solution and its capability to withstand the vibrations of their vehicles and dust of the environment.

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Essent
As the largest energy company in the Netherlands, Essent provides its customers with gas, electricity, heat and other energy services. With the goal of increasing efficiency amongst its service engineers, Essent chose Xplore’s rugged tablets and made it a central component of their day to day business operations.

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Hydro One Logo
Hydro One
Hydro One (Toronto) is one of the 10 largest electric utility companies in North America. Field workers are responsible for inspecting and maintaining 47,000 transmission towers and 1.6 million utility poles. HydroOne uses Xplore’s tablet computers because of their ability to withstand immersion in water and drops to pavement.

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ADR Haanpaa
ADR Haanpaa is one of the top logistic companies in Finland and Sweden, providing transportation services for various chemicals. ADR Haanpaa invested in Xplore for its ability to support an operation system called Freight, which would connect trucks to the company’s business system.

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Huntsville Utilities
Huntsville Utilities is comprised of three systems, Water, Gas and Electric, which share management, customer services, billing, meter reading, accounting, and purchasing as a cost-effective benefit to its customers. By reducing the reliance on paper forms, Xplore’s PC Tablet met their needs more efficiently and reduced waste.

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Public Safety / Government Case Studies

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Wyoming EMS
Wyoming EMS workers wanted to use a more sophisticated way of documenting besides pen and paper. Their decision to use Xplore’s Tablet PCs was the solution; it allowed them to streamline operations and avoid cross contamination, because they could submerge the tablet in bleach without damage.

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Santa Monica Police Department
The Santa Monica Police Department is harnessing the power of technology to link crimes with their perpetrators. In order to battle the problems in the area they initiated the use of Xplore’s rugged mobile computers in order to track incidents and ultimately catch those responsible for their crimes.

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Helsinki City Rescue Department
The rescue stations are responsible for daily fire, recue, and medical stand-by duties. Xplore tablets were chosen for task management due to its resistance to extreme temperatures and ability to improve data collection.

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Tilburg Fire Department
Fire trucks use hazardous equipment such as axes, wrecking tools, and ladders that could damage a normal computer. Tillburg decided to use Xplore tablets because they are rugged enough to withstand this harsh environment.

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City of Killeen Code Enforcement
Committed to maintain a standard of aesthetic and environmental excellence for its citizens, the City adopted several ordinances designed to reduce nuisances including graffiti, litter and debris, junked vehicles, dangerous buildings, and vehicle parking. Xplore’s portability is useful in enforcing this wide range of ordinances.

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Rochester Police Department
Communication between police, fire, EMS, and other public safety sectors is critical when it comes to emergency preparedness. Tools with advanced communications capabilities, like Xplore tablets, have helped the Rochester Police Department better ready themselves for emergencies.

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Peterson AFB
Peterson AFB Fire Department
Peterson Air Force Base Fire Department decided to utilize Xplore’s mobile computers to save firefighters precious time and effort in aircraft emergency rescue, aircraft pre-incident and other emergency response situations.

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Wayne County Sheriff's Department
Wayne County, located in New York, chose Xplore tablets as a mobile solution that would ultimately maximize efficiency among their patrol officers.

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Minnesota DNR Fisheries and Wildlife
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Fisheries and Wildlife take and analyze data about new fish in the area. The use of Xplore iX104 rugged tablets in survey boats permitted data entry to be validated on site, with the specimens nearby, eliminating redundant data entry and reducing errors.

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Municipality of Anchorage
The Municipality of Anchorage was dependent on a paper record keeping system for tracking its 65,000 street signs. Xplore’s rugged PC Tablets helped keep and maintain an accurate record of its traffic control devices for maintenance and operation.

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York Regional Municipality Water and Wastewater Management
York Regional Municipality oversees the wholesale supply of drinking water to residents of the region’s nine area municipalities, and the collection and treatment of wastewater. York was able to implement Xplore’s PC tablets and make it easy to record and use data with Excel.

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Transportation Case Studies

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US Sugar
US Sugar obtains the maximum amount of sugar yield from freshly cut cane by moving it from the fields to the processing mills in Florida. The company decided to embrace advanced technologies, such the Xplore Rugged Tablet PC, as a way to improve the efficiencies of its railroad system.

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ADR Haanpaa Logo
ADR Haanpaa
ADR Haanpaa is one of the top logistic companies in Finland and Sweden, providing transportation services for various chemicals. ADR Haanpaa invested in Xplore for its ability to support an operation system called Freight, which would connect trucks to the company’s business system.

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Vapo Energy Logo
Vapo Energy
Vapo Energy is the leading producer and distributor of bio fuels in the Baltic Sea region. They decided on Xplore tablets for their ability to support their software solution and its capability to withstand the vibrations of their vehicles and dust of the environment.

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Exel UK Logo
Exel UK
Exel is the world leader in supply chain management, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries. Xplore’s Tablet is integrated with GPRS and snap-on GPS module, which helps Exel in routing procedures.

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Teboil Logo
Teboil Oy
Teboil Oy, the second largest oil company in Finland, transports nearly two million tons of oil annually in over 100 tanker vehicles. The readability and general ease-of-use were critical in their decision to choose Xplore PC tablets.

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Clare Rose Logo
Clare Rose
Clare Rose is a family owned beer distributor recognized as one of the top wholesalers in the country. Clare Rose invested in Xplore tablets because of their ability to capture more information and conduct several activities at once.

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Hyder Consulting Logo
Hyder Consulting
Hyder Consulting specializes in engineering consultation for rail and road, traffic and transport planning, ecology, property, and tall buildings. Traditionally they used a pen and paper, but realized that digital capture of large quantities of data on Xplore tablets could greatly increase ease of reporting when inspecting sites.

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Cleanroom / Healthcare Case Studies

Lonza Logo
Lonza Wayne
Lonza is global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients. They decided to implement their quality control automation software, the MODA Solution, on Xplore DMCR rugged tablet PCs because they are one of the only computers that meet the strict standards of Clean Rooms.

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Other / Miscellaneous Case Studies

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Hydrochem Industrial Services, Inc.
HydroChem is a leading provider of industrial cleaning services in the United States. They specialize in hydro blasting, chemical cleaning, ultra-high pressure cleaning, vacuum services, and tank cleaning. Crew leaders needed a computer that could withstand the physical stressors from this harsh environment, and Xplore tablets were up to the task.

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Finnish Environmental Institute
The Finnish Environment Institute (SKYE) is a government pollution response force with the responsibility of studying environmental changes and developing solutions to these changes. Xplore tablets were the ideal for running SYKE’s Navipac software, since they could use them in harsh, outdoor environments.

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Finnish Hot Air Balloon Team
The Finnish Team competed in the 2004 World Hot Air Balloon Challenge. They used Xplore tablets to optimize the route that their hot air balloon would travel and because its capability to withstand the unpredictable conditions that an outdoor competition brings.

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