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UNEX Manufacturing Introduces New Accessories for Flow Cells

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in providing innovative order picking solutions, introduces several accessories for its line of modular flow rack systems, Flow Cell.  Demand for these new items was driven by customer or distributor...

How U-Shaped Assembly Cells Can Improve Efficiency

 

Addressing the Manufacturing Labor Shortage

Per IndustryWeek magazine, “the United States still has the largest manufacturing sector in the world, and its market share (around 20%) has held steady for 30 years.

Measuring Success in the Distribution Center

One of the disadvantages of the era of big data and the Industrial Internet of Things is the simple fact that the scope and depth of data available to owners and operators can be overwhelming. With so much data at their fingertips, distribution center...

The Importance of 5S

Many manufacturing facilities have opted to follow the path towards a “5S” workplace organizational methodology as part of a continuous improvement program or lean manufacturing process. The 5S system is part of Toyota’s Lean Manufacturing methodology...

Roller Rack: Frustration Free Solutions from UNEX

Purchasing new carton flow solutions isn't always an easy task. If you're in need of both flow rack and the tracks used within, you face multiple hurdles: finding a supplier or manufacturer that can provide both, getting the solution in a timely fashion,...

How Flow Cell can Shrink Your Assembly Line

Manufacturers face many challenges in their business from overseas competitors to raw material increases. But one of the biggest challenge deals with space – the right facility space and design to fit your unique assembly line. Wasted space is one of the...

How UNEX Solutions Reduce Travel Time

Statistics show order pickers spend about 60 percent of their time walking product or moving product around. As picking operations are very labor intensive, anything you can do to speed the process will help lower the cost of fulfilling orders. However,...

How the "Made in America" Movement can Revitalize Manufacturing

The manufacturing sector is growing once again in the US, after a decade of shedding close to 5.7M manufacturing jobs. In recent years, manufacturing employment has grown due to the rebound of the auto industry and reshoring of other manufacturers....