Oh midcentury modern, why do you have to look so cool and yet be so uncomfortable? The 1950s-era chic has been back for the last five years or so, and it’s starting to infiltrate offices. Our clients are starting to ask for lean, rectangular desks for reasons of both form and function. They believe the horizontal lines look more contemporary, and they think they can fit more desks in a room. What they’re not thinking about is comfort.
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.
A real Xybix client’s low-tech solution to achieving proper focal depth before Rollervision™
Years ago, Xybix owners Kenny and Barry Carson spotted a hot trend. More monitors. Bigger monitors. Curved monitors. But all that screen real estate does nothing if you can’t position the monitors within your line of sight.
Why purchase carpet from your technical furniture manufacturer? First, the high-quality flooring Xybix offers contributes to the overall success of your project. The carpeting both absorbs sound and prevents static that can damage your electronics. Second, the fewer vendors involved in a live cutover the better.
"The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet seat."
If you have old-school “edge-banded” desktops in your 24/7 work environment, they’re hiding a dirty secret: The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.
Why? Because germs can easily hide in the seams of traditional edge-banded desks. Gross, right? Even worse is how quickly your team of mission-critical operators can get sick when exposed to harmful bacteria. This can increase illness and absenteeism among those who serve the public 24/7: dispatchers, command center operators, and radiologists.
If you’re shopping for new consoles for your 24/7 operations area, you’ve likely heard a lot of mixed messages about wood vs. steel-construction workstations. Why so much conflicting information? Because the best console manufacturers, including Xybix, invest heavily in their manufacturing infrastructures for the products they know are high quality.
So how do you sort through the myriad claims out there and, most important, choose the right materials and products for your operations center or control room? Read on as we address five common, often misleading, claims about wood components in control room consoles—and uncover the truth.
When you're shopping for a new dispatch or command center console, you want to get something that will hold up to the abuse of a 911 dispatch center. Let’s face it; 24/7 use is tough on any equipment. The actual furniture itself takes even more abuse with the constant physical contact.