The UNEX Blog

High Mix Low Volume Assembly

Henry Ford famously said, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black,” a remark that underscored his belief that mass production and fast assembly were necessary in order to build affordable, dependable cars...

UNEX Promotes Collin Russell to Director of Sales

Lakewood, NJ – November 6, 2018UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in providing innovative order picking solutions, announces the promotion of Collin Russell to Director of Sales, where he will lead and manage all sales efforts at...

How UNEX Modular Structures Reduce Maintenance Costs

In today’s market, manufacturing and assembly operations need to be more agile than ever to stay afloat. Operations need more than just efficient systems– they need equipment that minimizes downtime with as little cost to maintain and replace as...

UNEX Introduces New Flow Cell Configurator

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in innovative order picking solutions, will introduce its new Online Configurator for Flow Cell in Booth 1119 at the upcoming Assembly Show, which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 in Rosemont, IL. This...

Getting In Sync: The Importance of Putaways

When it comes to warehouse productivity measures, our industry tends to zero in obsessively on the picking function. Look at the metrics: we calculate and compare pick speeds, track hourly production vs. cost per pick per SKU, map inventory movement,...

10 Ways to Boost Warehouse Productivity

There are many different ways to optimize your warehouse. Choosing the best method ultimately depends on who you serve, what your product mix looks like, and what your specific points of pain are. However, there are fundamental areas that you can...

Lean Manufacturing 101

The core idea of lean manufacturing is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. Simply, lean means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. The term "lean" was coined to describe Toyota's business during the late 1980s by a...

How UNEX Gives You An Engineering Edge

UNEX engineers design material handling systems that will meet the strategic and operational goals of customers’ businesses. From system conception to engineering to final implementation, UNEX is with you every step of the way to guarantee a project’s...

2020 Vision: Growth for US Manufacturers

After a quarter century of decline, the future is looking bright for US manufacturers, according to a collaborative research effort between IndustryWeek Custom Research and Kronos Incorporated titled The Future of Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond. In...

Why Go With Carton Flow?

Streamlining product flow is an ongoing challenge in most fulfillment facilities. It’s more than simply having the right product on hand to fill orders, although that is certainly an overriding goal. Product flow affects inventory availability and...

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