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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Flow Down Showdown: Roller vs. Wheel

When it comes to carton flow options, the choices are nearly limitless- not to mention confusing. How do you choose the option that's best for you and your operation? Although we at…

Out of the Dead Zone: Introducing Wire Pick Shelves

Stop me if this sounds familiar: You're reaching for a box in the back of your pallet rack. You step on a lower level, reach blindly into the rack, cross your fingers, and hope you…

Meet the New Flow Bed

Over the course of the past fifty years, Unex Manufacturing has evolved alongside our customers in order to accommodate their changing needs and practices. As the world of material…

Unex and the Lean Lab

The United States, along with the rest of the industrialized world, is facing a workforce crisis. While our citizens are more educated than they have ever been, multiple industries…

Custom Carton Flow Rack Systems: Racking Up Results With UNEX

Walk down any convenience store candy aisle, and you’ll see a new product or service every other week. All that variety is great for consumers, but it can wreak havoc on the…