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Lean Manufacturing 101

At UNEX, we believe in the benefits of Lean Manufacturing, and we use several lean principles in our manufacturing process.   The core idea of lean manufacturing is to maximize…

5 Ways to Reduce Work in Progress (WIP) in Manufacturing

What is WIP in Manufacturing? Work in Progress (WIP) is any inventory that has entered the manufacturing process but is not yet a finished product. Reducing WIP is one of the most…

Order Fulfillment: Competing with Amazon’s One-Day Shipping

Amazon has done it again. When we just got used to two-day shipping, now they have introduced one-day shipping for Prime members. Amazon’s new one-day delivery window is putting…

Lessons Learned from ProMat 2019

ProMat 2019 has come to an end. Our feet are tired from standing in our booth for four days of exhibition to the thousands of ProMat attendees. Our ProMat booth was jammed with new…

Remember the Toy, Stretch Armstrong? Reaching Objects at Heights

Do you remember the toy Stretch Armstrong? It was very popular in the 70’s. It’s arms, legs and body were filled with gel and you could stretch it to all kinds of lengths. The toy was…

Span-Track : The Original Carton Flow Track

UNEX Span-Track carton flow rollers are the most reliable and durable carton flow solutions in the industry. Our Span-Track is a patented solution for storage and order picking.…

Running Out of Space in Your Warehouse?

As the e-commerce market continues to boom, distribution centers are being stretched to carry more and more SKUs. Warehouse space is expensive, so building a new one is often out of…

Hippity-Hoppity: The Easter Bunny is on his way!

  The Easter Bunny will be here very soon. He’s making sure every gift shop, supermarket and convenience store has all the candy and gifts needed to fill Easter baskets. That is a lot…

PROMAT 2019 : IN REVIEW

Space Saving Solutions from UNEX ProMat 2019 has come and gone with a lot of excitement over new solutions for order picking, conveying, AGV, storage & retrieval, automation and more.…

SpeedCell Speeds E-Commerce Fulfillment

According to Statista, retail e-commerce sales in the US will grow to $561B in 2019 with grow in 2023 reaching $735B. Of these numbers, apparel and accessories retail e-commerce in the…

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