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Branch Out: Making the Most of Your Downtime on a Business Trip


When you book a room with La Quinta Inns & Suites, your next business trip won't have to be all work and no play. Take advantage of your downtime by doing something you enjoy. Our infographic will help you find the perfect way to make the most out of your time away.

Industry 4.0


Accumulates, analyzes, and generates actionable insights from relevant sensors. This helps you identify faults before they occur and decrease downtime with predictive maintenance. ADAPT was conceived after detailed interactions with industrialists and operators to understand the requirements for a lightweight, user-friendly solution to boost productivity. ADAPT helps your industry undergo digital transformation to ensure the right person has access to the right data and insights at the right time. All secure and Access controlled.

Maximize Safety, Sustainability and Productivity by Turning Unplanned Downtime Into Planned Downtime


Unplanned downtime has wide-ranging impacts that affect more than just a plant's productivity and profitability. Forced shutdowns also have a major impact on plant and personnel safety, as well as greenhouse gas emissions and environmental compliance. But what if you could actually plan for downtime? In this paper, learn how advances in machine learning and predictive analytics are eliminating the surprise of unplanned downtime--enabling companies to minimize the most dangerous conditions, reduce the amount of gases released into the environment, and improve productivity and profitability.

Some Indiana Businesses Used Shutdown's Downtime to Remodel

U.S. News

"We've been fortunate to have been awarded some grant money to allow us to do this work during the shutdown," said Kevin Burkett, CEO and president of the nonprofit State Theatre Preservation Society (STPS). "The change is pretty dramatic. Everything is so clean and polished. We even added video monitors for a digital menu display and to show previews of upcoming shows."