Ken Carson

Ken Carson
As one of the owners at Xybix, Ken joined the Xybix team right after graduating from the University of Denver in 1993. With a degree in International Studies and no knowledge of furniture or dispatch Ken hopped in with both feet. With an always growing passion for the industry, Ken was able to learn a little bit of everything and has helped Xybix grow into the company it is today.

Recent Posts

Why Xybix: Lafayette Parish Communications Center Case Study

Posted by Ken Carson on Apr 19, 2021 8:53:21 AM

 

See how Xybix helped Lafayette Parish create the best environment, accommodate the best equipment and provide the best consoles for their greatest asset—the 911 operators who help keep their community safe.

Xybix co-owner Kenny Carson has more than a quarter century of experience in reviewing and outfitting 911 dispatch centers. But he was so impressed by the scope and ingenuity of the new Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Communications Center that he personally interviewed the Director Craig Stansbury and Assistant Director Linda Lavergne. Watch the videos or see what he learned here.

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Topics: Installation Information, Design, Features, Testimonials

Xybix Project Management Keeps Morgan County Remodel on Track

Posted by Ken Carson on Apr 7, 2021 8:08:21 AM

 

See how Xybix project managers partnered with the Morgan County, Ala., 911 dispatch center to keep a major expansion and remodel on track in this case-study video. Xybix co-owner Ken Carson walks through the process of designing and completing the new space, including tearing out a wall, planning the room layout and electrical, and installing paint and carpet—all through one vendor, Xybix.

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Topics: Installation Information, Design, Features, Testimonials

Xybix for Offices: A Tour of Greiner Electric

Posted by Ken Carson on Mar 22, 2021 8:09:49 AM

 

Xybix specializes in fitting the desk to the person and the tasks at hand, bringing an ergonomic focus that guarantees both efficiency and comfort. You can see this in action as Kenny walks you through the solutions we designed for key players at nearby Greiner Electric. Our designer worked with each employee on a sit-to-stand desk configuration tailored to his or her personal preferences and functional needs. Xybix was happy to provide everything from standard side returns, tables and cabinets to a fully custom desk.

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Topics: Design, Features, Xybix vs. Competitors

Kenny Goes Columbo with Ergo Quick Fixes

Posted by Ken Carson on Mar 5, 2021 10:29:29 AM

 

 

I’ve been known to bore friends at the bar with talk of ergonomics. What can I say—I’m passionate about it. I know the height of the bar is wrong for the bartender’s lower back. I know the waiter’s hands must hurt from the position of the keyboard for entering orders. But when my friends need help with ergonomics, they know where to turn.

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

Resurrecting Your Resolutions after Quitter’s Day

Posted by Ken Carson on Jan 25, 2021 8:59:57 AM

 

 

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Fun & Morale

5 Tips for Evaluating a Technical Furniture Warranty

Posted by Ken Carson on Jan 18, 2021 9:17:38 AM

 

 

 

When I think of warranties, I think of health insurance. I’m not going to read the coverage because I don’t know what half of it means and I think (hope) nothing will happen. As a result, I don’t really know what’s covered until something happens. (Hello, Achilles tendon.) And then I have no idea what it will cost me. (Please don’t tear, Achilles. I hear you’re worth $6K. No idea on the out-of-pocket.)

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Topics: Warranty, Features, Pricing, Pre-Planning

Beyond the Blocks: How architects and technical furniture vendors can partner on productive, healthy workspaces

Posted by Ken Carson on Dec 7, 2020 4:47:41 PM

 

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Topics: Design, Fun & Morale, Pre-Planning, Architecture

4 Reasons Your Utility Operations Center Needs Height-Adjustable Consoles

Posted by Ken Carson on Nov 18, 2020 7:40:53 AM

 

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Topics: Employee Health, Ergonomics, Features, Command Centers, Pre-Planning

How to Save more than 30% on Your Control Center Consoles

Posted by Ken Carson on Nov 6, 2020 8:46:09 AM

 

 

“You get what you pay for” usually means that if something is inexpensive, it’s poor quality. We can debate this idiom all day long. Is Whole Foods really better than Trader Joe’s? Is Apple better than Samsung?

But I think we can all agree on one thing: When you pay for something, you should actually get something. And that is not the case when you are paying markups on technical furniture solutions.

This is why Xybix sells directly to our customers. As the manufacturer, we know our products best and we guarantee that you’ll get the highest quality products and services available.

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Topics: Warranty, Features, Pricing, Command Centers, Pre-Planning

Happy Halloween from Xybix! Share Your Mask Selfie for a Free Gift

Posted by Ken Carson on Oct 26, 2020 1:21:17 PM

 

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Topics: About Xybix, Fun & Morale, Featuring a Video or Photo Gallery