For the industrial and manufacturing specialist

For the industrial and manufacturing specialist

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK is the european market leader for rugged notebooks and tablets.

As a manufacturer with over 100 years of experience, we’re uniquely placed to be able to work in partnership with industrial and manufacturing decision makers to deliver rugged mobile computing solutions for today’s digitally-enabled production lines and MRO field technicians

Industrial and manufacturing organisations look to TOUGHBOOK when they want to:

  • Streamline workflows and improve productivity
  • Minimise errors through higher accuracy
  • Automate processes for greater production speeds and quality
  • Decrease maintenance requirements
  • Lessen unplanned downtime and increase uptime

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK PCs are eight times more reliable than average industry notebooks without rugged features*

*Sustainable Mobile Device Strategies Deliver Significant Savings for Business, White Paper

Manufacturing 4.0

Manufacturing is undergoing a transformation on a global scale, powered by the rise of digital technologies.

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, manufacturers need to run the leanest operations, with as little costly downtime as possible. All while maintaining product quality.

That’s why digitising your operations using machine-to-machine communication has never been more important. But selecting the right mobile computing solution is critical to success.

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK is delivering unique value to the industry by applying our experience and expertise in the rugged tech field, helping our customers to streamline workflow processes and enhance performance.

Our rugged TOUGHBOOK notebooks, tablets and handhelds are the perfect fit for the following applications:

Production lines

Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO)

Production warehousing management

Reduce downtime and boost efficiency

Increasing production uptime is one of the key challenges in manufacturing environments. Equip staff with TOUGHBOOK mobile devices to automate processes for the leanest possible operations. Replace the need for pen and paper to reduce handwritten data errors, and give your workers access to planning, scheduling, job and routing information instantly.

Predictive maintenance of production machinery

Predictive maintenance software, running on TOUGHBOOK devices, enables early detection of machine faults, increasing uptime, whilst decreasing the amount of materials and parts necessary for repairs.

Workers can share and access vital information – from machine status and error reporting, to repair manuals, spare parts, historical data and radio-frequency identification (RFID) infrastructure.

Smooth-running warehouse operations

Running inventory software on a rugged handheld allows mobile workers to access critical stock and location information in real-time. From receiving and moving, to ordering and dispatching items, TOUGHBOOK devices enable greater picking and packing precision, faster pickup and delivery times, and seamless stocktaking and replenishment.

Technical services and diagnostics

Service technicians can use our devices as diagnostic tools by simply plugging in any machine that needs to be serviced. The tablet can be used to update firmware, significantly improving first-time fix rates and quality.

From extended battery performance and optimised connectivity to the latest operating systems, dedicated accessories and vibration, drop, water and dust resistance. TOUGHBOOK device features are engineered to be the perfect fit for industrial and manufacturing environments.

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