Manufacturing

Avoid downtime and support your manufacturing processes by relying on industry expertise.

Functional IT is vital to your productivity, and downtime can be devastating. Production stops. Revenue decreases.

You need to avoid downtime above all else.

To ensure your operations run seamlessly, you need your IT to work so well you rarely think about it. Hallmarks of a well-engineered IT environment include:

Redundancy to keep your machines running even if you have an outage or crash
Adequate cybersecurity measures to protect your trade secrets, patented information, and customer records
A back-up and disaster recovery plan to prevent you from losing all your data to a natural disaster or cyberattack

As a West Michigan-based IT consulting company, The KR Group has helped many manufacturers around the area. We've assisted manufacturers with cloud migrations, networking configurations, collaboration implementations, cybersecurity assessments, and more.

As your technology partner, we'll strive to optimize your IT environment and ensure your technology investments are the right choice for your staff and management.

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The KR Group specializes in multiple areas of IT, including:

  • Collaboration: Giving your users the best solutions to communicate, whether they are plant managers, machine operators, designers, or something else.
  • Managed services: Outsourcing the unique demands of technology for your manufacturing business to a provider with experience in the industry.
  • Security: Protecting your confidential and sensitive information from being the victim of a breach.
  • Back-up and disaster recovery: Ensuring your vital information is recoverable if a natural disaster or cyberattack destroys your data.
  • Cloud migration: Planning and executing the transition of your on-premises solutions to the cloud with minimal impact on your operations.
  • Enterprise networks: Connecting, segmenting, and integrating your network to provide adequate networking throughout your building.
  • Project implementation: Keeping your internal IT department available for everyday issues by using an external IT expert to handle large or complex projects.
  • Data Center: Finding the best solutions that integrate with your IT stack while having the capabilities you desire.
How have we helped businesses like yours?

"I would like to thank The KR Group for the diligent efforts in taking a very convoluted Cisco Enterprise System and turning it into a well-oiled machine. With your hard work and strong determination to get our environment stable, we are experiences extremely high uptime in servicing our customer's needs."

Director of Information Technology Energy Company

"The KR Group has done an amazing job in providing our company with quality IT service and computer needs for our workplace environment. They are fast, responsive, and knowledgeable. The KR Group's ability to log in remotely saves us time on waiting for an IT tech to come onsite when response is needed immediately. We are grateful to be a part of The KR Group's high responsive and technology advanced team!"

Web Developer Industrial Distribution Company

"The KR Group was easy to work with, well-organized, and followed through with their work until completion. Upon completion, they warrantied their work for the agreed upon 30 days and have stood by that. They were very responsive, even after the project was complete when minor changes to the solution were requested."

Technology Manager Mechanical Contractor and Fabricator

"We trust The KR Group 100% as a business partner. It is refreshing to work with an IT consulting company as honest and competent as they are. We are completely satisfied with the level of service that we receive from The KR Group and would highly recommend them to anyone looking to outsource all of their IT needs."

Owner Manufacturing Company

"The KR Group has always had a 'we will get it done and we will get it done right' attitude. During the course of the project, our project management demands increased and they responded to the need accordingly. Without The KR Group's diligence to our needs we would not have had a successful implementation."

IT Director Manufacturing Company

"The Hive security report exceeded my expectations. It was thorough & exactly what we were looking for in regards to findings. The attention to detail was apparent & it's obvious you guys know what you're doing."

Eric Goslin, Corporate Infrastructure Manager Flexfab

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