Flow Cell vs. Creform Pt. 2

Last week, we discussed how UNEX bolt together, square tube Flow Cells stack up against round tube and joint structures like Creform. The discussion revolved around capacity, one of the areas where Flow Cell really shines at 1,000 pounds per level. This week, we’re comparing assembly complexity and time. UNEX Flow Cells are faster and […]

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Flow Cell vs. Creform

Despite our best efforts, UNEX is not the only name in the modular flow rack business. The industry is rife with competition. When UNEX Manufacturing first began its work on a highly customizable modular flow rack product line, our team of engineers sought to develop an alternative to the pipe and joint flow rack structures that dominated […]

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How to Implement FIFO for Lineside Storage

Manufacturing has come a very long way since Henry Ford’s Model T came in black, black or black. Today, there are dozens of different options for nearly every product imaginable, which is outstanding for consumers, but can provide logistical challenges in assembly. Because there are so many different options, stock rotation is paramount in most […]

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Solution Spotlight: Pick Shelving

Last week, we ran a blog called “Span-Track and Wave Order Picking.” That blog discussed the importance of knowing the throughput statistics in your operation. Understanding the throughput statistics of your products sounds simple and obvious in theory, but in practice, there are many companies who don’t have that information and see their productivity and […]

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Improve Efficiency of Split Case Order Picking

Whenever we talk about improving efficiency in a warehouse, we are almost always talking about how to improve the speed and accuracy of your order picking. Companies that are selling products that require split case picking or each picking are especially prone to inefficient storage and therefore slower picking if they don’t have the proper […]

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Span-Track & Wave Order Picking

Since we launched this blog, we’ve talked many times about the importance of efficiency as it relates to saving your company money. It’s easy for companies to overlook an inefficient layout or order picking method in the course of their day-to-day business. It’s easy to see how accidents or damaged products impact your bottom line, […]

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Pareto’s Bay and Order Picking

The Pareto principle states that, for many scenarios, approximately 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. The principle was suggested by management consultant Jospeh Juran and named after Italian economist, Vifredo Pareto. Pareto discovered that 80% of the land in England was owned by 20% of the population. Keep in mind that […]

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Our New Home

Now that the dust has finally settled from our long move to our new home, we felt it was the perfect time to introduce our followers to the new UNEX building, located at 691 New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood, New Jersey. Check out the photos below to see our new digs! The face of our […]

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UNEX at the MHEDA Convention

March and April have been a busy couple of months for us. Last month we had the ProMat show, which was a smashing success, and in the next week, our Pickologists will travel to San Antonio for the annual MHEDA Convention. In the past, ProMat took place in January and MHEDA took place in May, […]

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Most Common Post-tradeshow Mistakes

A couple of weeks ago, UNEX attended ProMat in Chicago. It is arguably the preeminent show in the material handling industry and for one week, Chicago was the capital of the material handling world. Trade shows that big can be pretty surreal. There is so much going on between all of the attendees stopping by […]

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