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Manufacturing Supermarkets

Great question, Gail.  A manufacturing supermarket is intermediary storage on the production floor, aimed at reducing transportation waste by placing the bulk storage of parts as close…

Ask A Pickologist: Keg-Flow Edition

Dear Pickologists

From Custom to Common: Keg-Flow Solutions

At UNEX Manufacturing, we often use the phrase "Engineered to order." This means that the solutions we provide are built from the ground up to meet the specific needs of the operation…

Solution Spotlight: 100 Series

For most operations, load capacity is no issue for our Span-Track Standard Series. At 50 pounds per linear foot, our 99 Series can take pretty much whatever is thrown at it. There are,…

Engineering the Future

Here at UNEX Manufacturing, we believe that giving back to the community is our duty. We do this in many ways, including participation in charity events, donations to local schools and…

Making the Beer Flow

Having just celebrated Labor Day weekend, I figured now was as good a time as any to discuss beer. Specifically, kegs of beer. Do I have your attention? For UNEX, the craft beer…

Carton Flow (That Actually Works!)

Everybody has heard the saying “Time is money.” At UNEX, this is a phrase that our Pickologists take to heart. Our products are not only made with the best materials, they universally…

Ask a Pickologist: Storage Mediums

Dear Pickologists,

Think Outside the Big Box

This month we’ve spent a lot of time discussing the many uses and advantages of carton flow. One of the biggest power users of carton flow are big box stores. In distribution centers,…

Spotlight on Shelf Track

Let's face it- plastic wheel rails are a pain in the neck. The wheels pop out and crack. The rails slide and bunch up in one section of your rack and bow under the weight of your…