Preparing for the Holiday Rush

We here at UNEX hope that you and your family had a safe, happy, and wonderful Thanksgiving last week. Now that the holiday has passed and we’re back to reality this week, it’s officially shopping season. Over the years, we’ve seen “Black Friday” extended from one door-busting day to a full weekend of chaos. Now “Black […]

LEARN MORE →

Get More Out of Your Sales Meetings

How can you take a sales meeting from a dog and pony show to a training session? In material handling, distributors have many options. That is why it is vitally important that you be able to succinctly and effectively differentiate your product and your company from the competitors. To do this, manufacturers must reconsider and […]

LEARN MORE →

Carton Flow Helps You Grow

What do you do when you run out of space? For many order picking operations, how this question is answered can make or break their business. For Pine State Trading Company, a supplier of convenience stores throughout New England, their answer to this question brought them to UNEX Manufacturing. The answer is carton flow. Pine […]

LEARN MORE →

New Culture. New Building. New UNEX.

JACKSON, NJ- UNEX Manufacturing has announced that they will move their offices and production to the Lakewood Industrial Park at 691 New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood, New Jersey in January 2015. “2014 has been a year of transition for UNEX,” says Brian Neuwirth, Vice President of Sales and Operations at UNEX Manufacturing. “Everything we’ve done […]

LEARN MORE →

Don’t Buy Space- Make It

In today’s world, space comes at a premium. This simple fact presents a huge challenge for warehouses and distribution centers everywhere. As more and more SKUs are added to order picking operations, finding the space to place these SKUs for picking becomes a monumental task for operations managers. For some companies, the answer is to purchase […]

LEARN MORE →

Movember is Back!

It’s that time of year again! The time when UNEX employees grow creepy mustaches to benefit men’s health programs through the event known as Movember. The Movember Foundation’s mission is simple: to improve the lives of men affected by prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health issues. Through funds raised during Movember, the Movember Foundation […]

LEARN MORE →

You do WHAT for a living?

When people ask me about my job, I choose my words carefully. If I tell them I’m Vice President of Operations, their eyes usually glaze over or dart around the room to find an escape route. Even my mom doesn’t quite understand what I do for a living. She still thinks I make the conveyor […]

LEARN MORE →

Subassembly Solutions

Subassembly processes are integral to an efficient assembly line. Subassembly items are typically composed of small parts that are incorporated with other parts into a larger manufactured product. Picture, if you will, an assembly line for an automobile. The engine block may be dropped right on the chassis, but that engine block consists of hundreds […]

LEARN MORE →

How To: Implement 5S

Lean manufacturing is one of the most prominent trends in our industry. A key component of any successful lean operation is the implementation of 5S. 5S is a workplace organizational philosophy that makes operations cleaner, safer and, most importantly, more efficient. 5S is a Japanese term that stands for Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, and Shitsuke. […]

LEARN MORE →

Manufacturing Supermarkets

Dear Pickologists, What the heck is a manufacturing supermarket? – Gail S. Great question, Gail.  A manufacturing supermarket is comprised of intermediary storage on the production floor, and is aimed at reducing transportation waste by placing bulk storage of parts as close to the lineside as possible, without being lineside. I know that’s quite the mouthful, so […]

LEARN MORE →
Page 10 of 20« First...6789101112131415...Last »