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Royal Technologies: Bringing cloud applications to the shop floor


Advanced plastics manufacturing company Royal Technologies needed to replace aging Windows systems with tools that would enable cloud adoption from the boardroom to the shop floor. Previous systems burdened the IT department with data storage management, software updates and security across devices and platforms. With ChromeOS, Royal Technologies has broadened frontline manufacturing workers’ access to legacy applications while supporting Google Workspace adoption.

About Royal Technologies

Royal Technologies is an advanced engineering and manufacturing company serving the furniture, automotive, appliance, and consumer product markets. Products range from simple components to highly sophisticated finished goods for customers around the globe.

Industries: Manufacturing
Location: United States

ChromeOS results

$787,000 savings in hardware and software costs over a five-year period

Improved parts quality control with Chromebase devices on shop floors.

Maintained size of four-person IT team even after 4X company growth.

Provided cloud access to legacy Windows apps with Cameyo.

Improved security through ChromeOS automatic updates.

Deployed digital signage, powered by ChromeOS and implemented by Promevo, to improve employee uptime, saving $20,000 in costs within the first year of implementation.

Freedom to choose the best tools for the job

ChromeOS and Chrome devices free Royal Technologies from dependence on Windows. Workers can access legacy applications through Cameyo’s cloud-based platform with just a click in the browser. Cameyo also integrates well with Google Workspace since files created in apps through Cameyo are all saved to Drive. Windows apps are hosted by Cameyo, eliminating the need to manage virtual desktops.

One of the beautiful things about the ChromeOS is that it doesn’t matter which device employees use—they all get the same Chrome experience. That gives them the freedom to choose the right tools for the job, whether that’s Chromebases with big screens for the shop floor, or Pixelbooks for doing business on the road.

French Williams, IT Manager, Royal Technologies

About partners

Cameyo logo

Cameyo cost-effectively and securely delivers Windows applications to users on any device. It’s the only solution that is built for the cloud and runs in any customer environment—public or private cloud, hybrid or on-premises.

Promevo logo

Promevo is one of the largest Google Workspace and Chromebook Premier resellers in North America.