1. Glacier Announces New Western Sales office

    Your employees need tools that can survive the workplace, but you need something more. Rugged devices and superior customer service. Equipment that can survive bouncing around in a cab, a three-foot drop, heat, cold, humidity, or all of the above with thousands of hours of vibration, bumps, and impacts AND a partner dedicated to solving your old problems and your new ones. “Over the years our pe…Read More

  2. 2017: An Extraordinary Year for Glacier Computer

    The past year has been an extraordinary one for Glacier Computer and we wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts about 2017 as we look forward to 2018. Customer Focus Before All Else. Our ongoing success is born from a commitment to helping customers maintain their competitive advantage by providing rugged mobile data collection solutions with superior value as Glacier’s “anything within…Read More

  3. Glacier Computer Partners with Zebra Technologies.

    Glacier Computer Partners with Zebra Technologies. Glacier Computer is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Zebra Technologies. Zebra’s global reach and innovative mobile devices mesh seamlessly with Glacier’s commitment to delivering the best rugged computing solutions no matter what conditions your ‘office’ throws your way. From transportation and logistics to warehousing, heal…Read More

  4. 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Forklift Computer

    Mounting the right computer on a forklift doesn't need to be a daunting task. Yes, there are myriad options from rugged all-in-one vehicle-mount units to a wide array of industrial tablet computers. Yes, making the right selection for your environment and application will play a significant role in user-acceptance, deployment success, and ultimately the ROI management expects from a capital…Read More

  5. Glacier End of Life Announcement for E4500 and E5000 Everest Computers

    Glacier Computer is committed to helping customers maintain their competitive advantage by developing rugged mobile data collection solutions that provide operational efficiency and superior value. Product End of Life (EOL) and technology evolution are key components of that strategy and Glacier’s Everest E5000, and E4500 rugged terminals have reached a point in their life cycle where components…Read More

  6. Aegex Announces Glacier Computer as Reseller of UL 913Class I Div I Tablets

    Glacier Computer will now offer Aegex solutions for hazardous industries in the U.S., including oil and gas, chemical, utilities and others that require ruggedized, intrinsically safe equipment. The company will carry the Aegex10 Intrinsically Safe tablet, a Windows 10 enterprise tablet that is globally certified for use in the most explosive hazardous locations worldwide. The Aegex device is the …Read More

  7. Leading the Way with Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions

    Glacier is proud to announce its participation in ProMat 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago. ProMat 2017 is the premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North America. Glacier is a leader in rugged computing solutions for the supply chain. You can find Glacier at Booth #N114 where we'll be featuring the new Kodiak forklift computer. This cutting edge fixed …Read More

  8. Is There a ‘Wolf’ Feeding On Your Warehouse?

    You’ve heard the story. Big wolf. Little pigs. Three houses. Guess what? They were Warehouses for bricks, lumber, and yes—straw. The big bad wolf? That was inefficiency eating away at the bottom line. It was becoming a serious problem. They’d each taken it on the chinny-chin-chin and were huffing and puffing about improving profits. A much-needed equipment upgrade to go with their Warehouse …Read More

  9. You Might Not Know This But Goldilocks Grew Up to be a Warehouse Manager

    You might not know this but Goldilocks grew up to be a warehouse manager...And yes, she tried to save money by using so-called rugged or semi-rugged tablets when the bean-counters couldn’t bear the price of a truly rugged device. But that ended up costing as much or more in repairs and downtime because the work was “too hard” and the units were “too soft.” Then she discovered the KODIAK …Read More

  10. The KODIAK Forklift Computer Just Got Better

    The only rugged industrial computer on the market that will run Windows 7.x, 8.x, 10.x, WES7, Linux, Android, or Windows CE out of the box just got better. The 10.4" LED Display has been joined by a 12.1" version. The 12.1″ LED 500 NIT display has 1000:1 contrast ratio and 178/178 viewing angle.  And like it's 10.4" brother it includes multi-touch technology and allows for gloved operation. A …Read More

  11. Glacier Computer Announces 12.1” LED Display Option

      New Milford, CT – August 24, 2016 Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the 12” KODIAK to their comprehensive line of rugged computers. “The KODIAK can be used in almost any fixed or mobile mount application but the design process began with addressing an unfulfilled need,” says Glacier’s Director of Engineering,…Read More

  12. Glacier Celebrates Xplore Tech’s 20th Anniversary

    Glacier Computer is a proud Authorized Reseller of Xplore Rugged Tablets. AUSTIN, Texas—August 23, 2016— Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) today marks the start of its 20-year anniversary celebration. Since 1996, Xplore has exclusively engineered and delivered the most complete line of purpose-built rugged tablet technologies on Earth. According to VDC Research, out of all of the mobil…Read More

  13. You’ve Got a Rugged Environment – Glacier’s Got a Solution

    Did you know that Glacier Computers are found in ports around the United States? We help port managers put logistics solutions at their operator’s fingertips. Your "Marine Operating environment" may not be a port but if proximity to lakes, rivers, streams, fog, high humidity, or even clumsy coffee drinkers pose a threat to your hardware and your operation, Glacier has a solution. We can help yo…Read More

  14. Helping City Furniture Maintain Superior Efficiency

    Modern Materials Handling Magazine published a piece about the durability of rugged computer terminals used by City Furniture, in Florida. Ricky Maharaj had this to say about the Everest E2000 CE systems they were using. “In a fast-paced, rugged environment, operations depend on equipment that is durable, able to sustain rough usage, and can maintain superior efficiency.” Glacier engineers wo…Read More

  15. Lift Truck Tips: Mobile computers react to mounting demands

    Excerpted from a recent article in Material Handling Magazine. When the concept of a forklift-mounted computer emerged, it was accompanied by a keyboard, separate battery and a better power conversion device specific to electric or propane, each of which had to be precisely and permanently integrated. Then, you had to manage, upgrade and optimize the operating systems. According to Ron D’Ambrosi…Read More

  16. The Intelligent Forklift

    A Brief about the Interaction of Two Dissimilar Technologies that Converge at the Forklift As forklifts begin to emerge from being the last frontier of technology change in the warehouse, an evolution begins to take place at the most unexpected but most logical place:  The Intelligent Forklift. Understanding this convergence opens a new era for those technologies that are dependent on the data co…Read More

  17. StayLinked Software For Tough Tablets

    When you purchase tough tablets from Glacier Computer, it’s important to know there are a few different application options. Whether you’re looking for an application that helps to support, secure, manage and track mobile devices, or are looking for something that was built to stay connected to host systems, we have it all. Our Software - StayLinked StayLinked is another application we offer w…Read More

  18. The Siren Song of Lift-Mounted ‘Rugged’ Tablets

    In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. In Tablet Mythology the iPad revolution lured warehouse managers and IT specialists toward an emerging rogues gallery of "rugged" tablets as a 'more affordable' next-gen productivity solution. But lifts by their ver…Read More

  19. Software For Your Industry

    Did you know that there are many different industrial applications you can have installed on your rugged tablets? Whether you need to centralize control over employees by tracking their network, want to have voice enablement software solutions or are eager to create your very own keyboards and panels to integrate into your workforce, our software applications for your rugged tablets are perfect fo…Read More