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Eye of the Beholder | How Dickson Makes ISO 9001 Compliance Something Beautiful

Something doesn’t have to be pretty to be beautiful. I can’t think of a better example of this than a child’s artwork. The stick figures and the scribbles may not be pretty to a casual viewer, but the thought process that went into the work can be amazing. The consideration and detail may not...

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A Formulaic Approach: How Mathematics is Impacting Healthcare

In the world, there is one language that is universal to every culture. It doesn’t change regardless of where you are or what you believe. It’s hidden in plain sight and you use it every day whether you like it or not. It’s Mathematics.

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Mother's Day Monitoring

Not surprisingly, U.S. consumers buy the most flowers every year on Mother's Day and Valentine’s Day. In 2017, consumers across the country spent a total of $1.9 Billion on Mother’s Day flowers, along with another $1.9 Billion on Roses for Valentine’s Day. The major kinds of cut flowers produced...

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Interphex 2018 Review: A Customer Q&A

Last month I was lucky enough to travel to New York’s Javitz Center where I met with a variety of visitors who worked, in some capacity, in the world of pharmaceuticals. During the show, I got to answer a variety of questions, but there were three that seemed most interesting to those I spoke...

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Write It Down: Validation Will Prove You Aren't Getting Short Changed

There are few things more frustrating than getting something you wanted and having it not live up to the expectations you’d built up for it in your mind. The last thing that anyone wants is the disappointment and frustration of being sold a bill of goods. That’s why the ability to validate is...

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Temperature Mapping Defined: A Look At The Words You Should Know And What They Mean

Temperature mapping data is invaluable when it comes to storing your temperature sensitive products. Through the process of mapping, you are able to collect continuous data at a number of set points throughout a facility. By analyzing this data, you can locate the hot or cold spots that exist...

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Clinical Trial Medications: Environmental Monitoring From Start to Finish

Clinical trials are an important step when it comes to determining the impact of a new potential treatment. With strict oversight by Institutional Review Boards, clinical trials provide the FDA with the information needed to weigh the benefits and risks of a new medication and decide whether it...

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Customer Q & A: Why do your new devices have so many different part numbers?

Why do your new devices have so many different part numbers? This is a good question and one we hear fairly often. Our newer products, such as the DicksonOne family, TSB, and DSB all use replaceable sensors. This means when placing an order, you have to make sure that you not only order the base...

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Do You need a Touchscreen Data Logger?

We’re often asked why someone would buy a touchscreen data logger over a standard one. After all, the touchscreens do cost more than a non-touch alternative, so what makes it worth it? This is a great question and there are many reasons our customers choose to purchase touchscreens and we’re...

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Giving Warmth in the Chicago Cold

At Dickson, we know about temperature. We create and sell devices that monitor some of the world’s most critical temperature environments. We are temperature experts. That is how we know that with freezing temperatures, the winter season makes going outside uncomfortable and sometimes even...

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