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Increase Productivity and Reduce Waste with Tugger Machines

The ethos behind lean manufacturing is to create eco-friendly working environments that produce high-quality equipment and products while using less energy. This strategy, which helps reduce waste pollution, has been adopted by many industries over the years. With more manufacturers embracing the lean manufacturing philosophy, it has led lean thinkers to devise alternative ways to…
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The Advantages of Aluminum Framing Over Steel Framing

Whether you’re building a single custom work cell or a safety guard at your facility, having a well-built structural frame is crucial. And when it comes to frames, aluminum framing is one of the most popular and cost-effective materials to consider. But what are the advantages of using aluminum extrusion systems over alternatives like steel?…
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The Numerous Benefits of Quality Machine Guarding

  In the world of industrial manufacturing, one simple truth holds true: safety is crucial. That’s because moving machine parts can potentially cause severe workplace injuries like burns, crushed fingers, broken hands, blindness, and even amputations. In 2020, 196,140 injuries due to contact with objects and equipment were so severe that workers had to take…
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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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