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Industrial Workstations

What is an Industrial Workstation?

An industrial workstation is a specialized workbench designed for industrial settings, like manufacturing and assembly. Workstations are made from durable materials, such as steel or aluminum, and they often have features that make them ergonomic and easy to use. There are many variations of industrial workstations, each designed for a specific purpose. Some common types of industrial workstations include assembly workstations, kitting stations, repair workstations, and testing workstations.

Where are Industrial Workstations Utilized?

Workstations can be found in many settings throughout industrial facilities, from the factory floor to shipping and receiving. Many industries utilize industrial workstations, including manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, warehousing, packaging, and shipping. Workers use workstations for various activities, including assembly, kitting, packing, repair, testing, and much more.

Assembly worker utilizing a FlowCell Industrial Workstation

What are the Benefits of a High-Performing Workstation?

  • Increased Productivity: Providing workers with a dedicated workspace reduces time spent looking for tools and supplies and enhances productivity.
  • Reduced Errors: An organized workstation with angled shelves and clearly labeled totes and bins will increase visibility and improve accuracy.
  • Improved Safety:  Tools and supplies that are easy to reach can help to reduce the risk of injury, such as overexertion and repetitive stress injuries, helping improve workers' health and well-being.
  • Enhanced Efficiency: Industrial workstations can be customized to meet a facility's specific needs, ensuring workers are more efficient and effective.

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Our durable, dynamic workstations will maximize space utilization and boost productivity. Create a UNEX FlowCell industrial workstation from scratch or choose from popular configurations. 

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Accelerate Productivity with UNEX FlowCell Workstations

Accelerate productivity, improve ergonomics, eliminate waste, and maximize space with UNEX FlowCell industrial workstations. Our modular flow-through workstations utilize SpanTrack carton flow tracks and are ideal for various assembly, manufacturing, and warehousing applications. Parts can be "mixed and matched" to create your perfect solution. Rugged and durable, FlowCell is constructed of heavy gauge steel. This long-lasting solution also increases space utilization by up to 50% and is proven to boost productivity by up to 30%. Achieving peak organization and space savings in an industrial environment is possible with our fully customizable FlowCell industrial workstations.

Our flexible and durable workstations support Lean principles and can be tailored to the unique needs of your assembly operations. Keep parts organized and within reach for workers. Create FIFO inventory rotation with replenishment from the back of the unit to avoid interference with assembly processes in front. Keep the factory floor organized with totes and boxes stored underneath the workstation in return lanes.

Build an Industrial Workstation with UNEX

UNEX designs customized flow-through industrial workstations to meet the needs of any operation. FlowCell posts and beams are available in a variety of sizes, and carton flow track options are endless, with SpanTrack dedicated lane and wheel bed models to choose from. Galvanized steel workbenches are available in 12″ or 18″ deep. Accessories like add-on trays to present inventory to the picker are available in 12″ or 15″ deep. To attach tools, lighting, and other accessories, UNEX offers overhead toolbars. Make your workstation mobile by adding 4″ casters can be added (rigid or swivel) for extra maneuverability.

In addition to industrial workstations, UNEX FlowCell can also be utilized to create several different flow rack options. From presentation racks and pick trays to lineside storage and single lane configurations, FlowCell units are highly customizable. Add handlebars to mobile units to make maneuvering about the factory floor smoother. FlowCell offers unparalleled durability and versatility to create modular solutions for various manufacturing and industrial applications.

Durable Industrial Workstation Solution in Auto Assembly Plant

Enhance Efficiency in Demanding Environments with Durable Workstations

UNEX builds engineered-to-order industrial workstations that support productivity even the harshest and most demanding industrial environments. With a cell capacity of 1,000 lbs per level at 8' wide and 3,000 lbs total load with casters, plus a track capacity of up to 100 lbs per ft., FlowCell is one of the most rugged and durable solutions on the market. Our ergonomic workbenches allow workers to remain organized and efficient when assembling, kitting, packing, or testing. Accessories like add-on trays and overhead toolbars provide even more options for designing a solution that will meet your facility's needs.

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UNEX FlowCell Industrial Workstations


FlowCell flow racks are modular, dynamic industrial workstations designed for a facility's unique operation. Our durable and portable workstations maximize efficiency and space for lineside storage, sub-assembly stations, supermarket racks, modular mobile carts, and more.

Additional Benefits Of FlowCell Include:

  • Increase space utilization by up to 50%
  • Boost production efficiency by up to 30%
  • Keep the factory floor organized
  • Minimize reaching and improve ergonomics by reducing injury and fatigue
UNEX SpanTrack Lane Roller Carton Flow

SpanTrack Lane

SpanTrack Lane is an innovative carton-flow solution that drops into new or existing pallet rack structures to create an efficient, reliable, and durable flow system. Depend on a robust and sturdy solution for even the most active warehouses and assembly plants.

Key benefits of Spantrack include:

  • Ensure FIFO inventory rotation
  • Reduce worker travel time by up to 75%
  • Optimized for product stacking
  • Industry-leading 7-year warranty
UNEX SpanTrack Wheel Bed Carton Flow

SpanTrack Wheel Bed

SpanTrack Wheel Bed is a flexible carton flow solution that drops into new or existing pallet rack structures to create the ultimate gravity flow rack system for order picking operations, manufacturing facilities, and more. 

Additional Benefits Of Spantrack Wheel Bed Include:

  • Hex hub wheel design for optimal flow
  • Store products with a wide variation in size and weight
  • Increase flexibility for inventory slotting with 90% left to right bay usage
  • Replenish inventory from the back without interrupting the process in front
UNEX Roller Rack Gravity Flow Rack

Roller Rack

Roller Rack is a pre-engineered gravity flow rack designed to optimize efficiency, safety, and FIFO rotation in many settings. They are pre-configured, easy to assemble, and ready when your facility needs them.

Additional Benefits Of Roller Racks Include:

  • Quick and easy to build and install
  • Create bays seven times denser than pallet position storage
  • Reduce picker travel time by up to 75%
  • Improve access and visibility while reducing strain on workers
UNEX Pick Shelves High-Density Storage

Pick Shelves

Tilted pick shelves significantly improve SKU visibility, resulting in faster order picking and more comfortable, precise picks for workers. Our easy-to-mount pick shelves are customizable and fit perfectly in racks and on workstations.

Additional Benefits Of Pick Shelves Include:

  • Integrate slow movers into the pick line to save space and increase efficiency
  • Eliminate the dead zone
  • Accelerate pick rates
  • Provide clear visibility and accessibility at the pick point and improve worker comfort

More Applications

Packing Stations

Manufacturing Supermarkets

Each Picking

Order Picking

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