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Visit FlexMation at MinnPack 2022!

Come Visit FlexMation at MinnPack 2022! Exciting news—FlexMation will be attending the 2022 MDM/MinnPack show at the Minneapolis Convention Center from November 2nd-3rd! We’ll be located in Booth #1809 and will be showcasing showing Bosch’s new functional profile system. We’ll also be showcasing workstations along with products from Movvex, Orgatex, and Hovmannd. About FlexMation We aim to…
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Thoughts About “That 8020 Stuff”

“That 8020 stuff” is something I hear a lot when people are referring to t-slotted aluminum extrusions. T-slotted aluminum extrusions are a popular means to make almost anything industrial duty ranging from fixtures and frames to guards to workstations. Flip through pretty much any trade magazine and you will likely come across a picture showing…
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Improve Your Workplace Efficiency With Custom Workstations

How Custom Workstations Can Improve Your Business It’s essential to consider the work environment you’re providing at your company. Do you want an open ecosystem that fosters flow and collaboration? A place where employees have enough separation to privately focus on their work? Something completely different than both of these? Ultimately, it all comes down…
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Here’s Why FlexMation Is Better Than 80/20 Aluminum

Why Choose FlexMation Aluminum Over 80/20 Aluminum? We hear people say “that 80/20 stuff” a lot. People use it as a synonym for modular aluminum extrusions or T-slot aluminum framing. But really, 80/20 aluminum is a brand and not the only option available. A Quick Backstory The modular aluminum extrusion system was developed by the…
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Learn More About Industrial Racks

[Free Resources] Industrial Rack Brochures Maximizing space is important for any manufacturing environment. One of the best ways to do it is by using flow racks to organize important components. As an authorized distributor of UNEX products, we can confidently say that industrial racks can help companies be more efficient and reduce wasted space. But…
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Learn More About Bosch Aluminum Products

[Free Resources] Bosch Rexroth Aluminum Extrusions & Framing Systems Need aluminum extrusions or framing systems but want to know more about your options? Our free product catalogs are a terrific place to start! Check out the following resources if you’re searching for aluminum structural framing, workstation accessories, lean visual tools, and more. Bosch Aluminum Structural…
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What Can A Trolley Lift? 5 Different Things

5 Things Lifting Trolleys Can Help You Move Lifting trolleys (or lifting carts) are extremely valuable in a variety of work environments. They combine powerful lifting ability (starting at 150 lbs.) with easy movement to help manage a variety of different loads. You want to make sure you keep your crew happy, healthy, and productive?…
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Here Are 5 Creative Ways To Use Aluminum Extrusions

5 Things You Can Build With Aluminum Extrusions   Tubular aluminum and T-slot aluminum extrusions are durable and reliable and can be used to create a variety of structures and equipment. Here are a few examples we’ve seen over the years: 1) Industrial Workstations: Custom industrial workstations and workbenches can be the most essential equipment…
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The Benefits of Having Tugger Carts in The Manufacturing Workspace

4 Reasons Your Manufacturing Area Needs Tugger Carts Improving productivity and flow is important in any workplace. Whether your company is in manufacturing, construction, medical products, or any other industry, there’s always room to progress. Manufacturing areas specifically can benefit from upgrading their material movement process. Push-carts and forklifts have been used for decades, but…
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3 Tips for Improving Productivity in Manufacturing

How to Improve Productivity at Your Manufacturing Company To have a productive business, you need your employees to be efficient and effective. This may seem obvious, but it’s not as common as you’d expect. Many offices, warehouses, and other workplaces struggle to give their employees an environment that empowers them to be productive. You’ve hired…
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