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Protect Your Manufacturing Facilities From Costly Environmental Downtime

AVTECH made its start with environment monitoring in tech settings such as data centers, server rooms and IT closets, but over the years we’ve seen the importance of proactive environment monitoring across various industries. We’ve talked before about the value of using Room Alert in applications such as warehouses, food storage, medical labs, residential properties, and the list just keeps going. Any environment will benefit from the insight Room Alert offers because every business will see the value in being notified when the power unexpectedly goes out due to inclement weather, flooding accumulates in the basement over a long weekend, doors or cabinets containing confidential information are left ajar etc. Because of all of the amazing and unique ways Room Alert can be used to protect assets and prevent downtime, we’re constantly learning about how our growing, wide-ranging customer base uses Room Alert. As with most facilities, manufacturing spaces are another setting where environment monitoring with Room Alert provides huge value to minimizing and preventing disruption of routine operations due to the 30% of downtime caused by environment-related concerns.  

Manufacturing settings, and other facilities and businesses, need to have a Business Continuity mindset because Business Continuity protects your organization’s reputation, minimizes the extent and likelihood of downtime, boosts employee morale, builds your relationships with third parties and subsidiaries, helps you meet regulatory requirements and more. Business Continuity planning takes the approach of minimizing and preventing as much disruption as possible. Business Continuity anticipates potential disruptions beforehand and prepares you for how to handle those issues before they arise to bigger problems. With continuity processes in place, your manufacturing facility can increase productivity, uptime, customer satisfaction and your overall reputation. Room Alert environment monitoring is a proactive and advanced tool for doing exactly that within your environment. 

Room Alert perfectly aligns with a Business Continuity mindset because we’ve been taking a proactive approach to preventing environmental downtime since 1988. Room Alert is the best environment monitoring tool to have in place as a part of completing Business Continuity Planning because our services are all about notifying you to changes in your environment as soon as they are detected so you can address them as soon as possible and keep your routine business operations up and running as much as possible.

Why Do Manufacturers Need Room Alert Environment Monitoring?

The goal of every manufacturer is to produce their consumers with quality products that are safe and effective. In order for many products to remain safe and effective, they must be stored in environments within specific temperature ranges, humidity ranges, away from flooding and fire, and in facilities that have power. This is where Room Alert comes into play. Room Alert environment monitors, sensors and accessories proactively oversee the environment conditions in your manufacturing facility. If Room Alert detects a change in the environment that could compromise the safety or effectiveness of your product, then our online dashboard can send you a prompt text notification. The text or email notification will include detailed information about the up-to-date environment conditions in your manufacturing facilities. Now that you’ve been alerted to the potential threat, you can take corrective action before costly and irreversible downtime occurs. 

Many, if not all, manufacturing facilities can benefit immensely from Room Alert environment monitoring. Room Alert provides the peace of mind of always having “eyes on site” to proactively oversee the conditions in your facility. We provide our users with the knowledge of always knowing what is going on in your environment so you can identify potential problems before disaster strikes.  

For example, say you’re manufacturing electronic components such as microcontrollers and circuit boards. This sensitive equipment needs to be stored within certain ranges to prevent damage and preserve the integrity of the product. You can configure custom alerting in your Room Alert dashboard to notify you of a change in your environment before it results in increased downtime, damaged inventory and a ruined reputation. Room Alert users can access a comprehensive view of their online dashboard at any time, from any internet-accessible device. This allows you to always have the ability to access up to date and accurate data regarding all of the environment conditions Room Alert is monitoring in your facilities. Some of the conditions that Room Alert can monitor include temperature, humidity, heat index, dew point, flood, power loss, smoke, fire, air flow, room entry and more. 

Room Alert environment monitoring helps prevent and minimize environment-related downtime but it can also be used in other applications that may not seem as obvious. Our Room Entry Sensor provides advanced security when it is mounted on any door, cabinet or window. Room Alert can be set to notify you promptly whenever a door, cabinet or window is opened. In a manufacturing setting, this can help to secure stock, vaults & safes, off-site management and so much more. Room Alert is an all-inclusive Business Continuity solution to minimizing and preventing the 30% of downtime that is caused by environment-related factors.  

The benefit of environment monitoring with Room Alert in manufacturing settings surpasses just the safety and integrity of the product. It can also be used to help keep your employees safe. By consistently overseeing your environment, you can identify any situations that could lead to issues for employees. With our Flood Sensor you have access to real-time recognition of flood or water presence in your manufacturing facility. Our Flood Sensors will detect leaking pipes and water accumulation on the floor. With this advanced notification from Room Alert, you can address potential safety concerns before these conditions result in an employee falling or otherwise getting injured due to the environment they are in.

Room Alert accounts for all kinds of environment related downtime that could jeopardize your manufacturing facility’s uptime and reputation, therefore providing you with the best continuity planning to ensure your routine business operations are not interrupted.

Where Should You Start?

Room Alert provides affordable and effective environment monitoring solutions to businesses and facilities of all kinds and sizes. With over 30 years of industry expertise, our team is the best qualified to guide you through configuring the perfect environment monitoring solution for protecting your facility. Our dedicated product specialists are happy to work with you to understand your unique needs and help you get the most from Room Alert monitors, sensors and accessories.

Contact Us

For any questions about environment monitoring with Room Alert, you can speak with a dedicated Product Specialist via email at, by phone at 401.628.1600, or through our Live Chat feature right here on our website for a free consultation.           

For additional resources, please visit our YouTube Channel and be sure to read more of our articles to learn how Room Alert protects your assets and prevents costly damage. For all other information, please visit our Contact Page. Protect your facility…don’t wait until it’s too late.

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