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UNEX Unmasked

This Halloween, UNEX Manufacturing decided to cut loose a little bit and throw a good old-fashioned Halloween party. We put on our spookiest, silliest outfits, and even had a costume contest! Here's a few shots from the UNEX get-together.

Three Ways to Cultivate Company Culture

For many companies, organizational culture is crucial- it is one of the deciding factors that will make or break your company. Company culture is the standard of values and beliefs within which an organization conducts its business. But why does it...

The Clash of the Stache

October was an exciting month for UNEX Manufacturing. From the Making Strides Walk on October 20th to the one-month-only pink Flow Cell, UNEX has gotten into the charitable spirit, raising over $1800 for breast cancer research, awareness, and support. As...

UNEX, Assemble!

With only a week and a few hours remaining, UNEX Manufacturing is gearing up to attend the inaugural Assembly Show in Rosemont, Illinois from October 28 through October 30. The Assembly Show is a trade show event bringing together suppliers, designers,...

Tips From a Gravity Guru

Whenever someone has a question about UNEX's gravity conveyor, chances are pretty good that the answer is coming from Ed Zurzuski. I like to refer to him as our gravity guru. So when someone approached me and asked, "How many wheels per foot should I...

UNEX Makes Strides

At UNEX Manufacturing, we believe that giving back is an important part of our business. From Open Door to RIT's Lean Lab, we take great pride in supporting several charitable efforts that enrich our communities and our future. That's why UNEX...

The Top Three Reasons to Make in America

Okay, so there are far more than three reasons to promote American manufacturing. If I tried to list them all in this entry, we'd never get to the bottom of the list. American manufacturing is absolutely crucial to the growth and prosperity of our...

Cash Flows, Too: Evaluating Your Carton Flow Investment

Purchasing material handling equipment for your facility is no small task. If you're serious about stepping up efficiency and reducing the operating costs of your facility, outfitting your operation for success is an in-depth process. When it comes to...

99 Problems But Pitch Ain't One

Getting your product to the pick point is crucial to your order picking operation. At UNEX, the rule of thumb is that your pitch should equal one inch per linear foot of depth, or approximately five degrees of pitch. Therefore, if you've got a flow lane...

Watch Your Back- Improving Ergonomics in Your Operation

This past weekend, we celebrated Labor Day. It is a day dedicated to the achievements of America's labor force, and celebrates the contributions our workers have made to the prosperity of this country. At UNEX, celebrating America's laborers doesn't just...