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Custom solution: Engine parts manufacturer in Michigan (36,000 ft²)

Custom solution: Engine parts manufacturer in Michigan (36,000 ft²)

A Michigan engine-parts manufacturer that produces high-performance parts for racing has two separate buildings, each with an office, warehouse, and manufacturing facilities. Both buildings are constructed of metal, which is very effective at blocking cellular signals and cutting off communication to anyone inside. Powerful Signal designed a solution that included a separate 4G cell signal amplification system for each building. Both buildings had two floors, and contained offices an […]

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Custom solution: Office for major international tire company in South Carolina (20,000 ft²)

Custom solution: Office for major international tire company in South Carolina (20,000 ft²)

A major international tire company that produces high performance tires needed better coverage in one of their office and manufacturing sites in South Carolina. The executives at this plant were referred to Powerful Signal by employees at another company location who had previously worked with Powerful Signal on a separate project. The goal of this project was to cover the first-floor administrative offices in a two-story building. This building was constructed with concrete, and had […]

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Why don’t cell phones work in my building?

Why don’t cell phones work in my building?

Commercial passive DAS systems improve cellular reception indoors. A passive DAS system brings usable cell signal inside a building, often working within a hostile signal environment brought on by many different types of building materials. So why does one building get strong, usable cell signal, while the building next to it is a cell signal disaster? Unfortunately there is no single answer to that question; there can be several major variables involved. There are four mai […]

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How a Florida distribution center solved its cell phone reception problem

How a Florida distribution center solved its cell phone reception problem

A 90-year-old, $1 billion dollar international food distribution company had cell signal coverage issues in one of their newest distribution centers: Staff who were located in the offices of their 345,000-square-foot distribution center had trouble making and receiving cell phone calls due to the type of commercial building materials used in the distribution center. Powerful Signal designed and implemented a 4G cell amplification system to cover the main offices in the building. The […]

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Custom solution: South Carolina welding company (14,000 ft²)

Custom solution: South Carolina welding company (14,000 ft²)

Welding companies, by nature, have a lot of metal in their building materials. One South Carolina welding company has a 14,000-square foot metal building with a metal roof; all this metal was blocking cell signals from coming into the office areas. In addition to that, a transformer station behind the building was also interfering with cellular reception. Powerful Signal designed a cell signal amplification system that overcome the problems caused by the metal building and transforme […]

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