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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 Bosch Company back in the 1960s. Other…
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[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 how do you know which…
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[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 Framing Catalog The Bosch Rexroth Aluminum Structural Framing Catalog…
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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? A great start is to increase their lifting…
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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 in a manual production area. They’re used by…
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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 they can be clunky, slow, and inefficient. The…
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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 the best people for the job, which should…
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How FlexMation Helped Santa Save Christmas (A Manufacturing Miracle)

Of all the clients we’ve helped over the years, there’s one that may surprise you — Santa Claus. That’s right, Father Christmas himself. Trust us, we were just as shocked as you are right now. Here’s how it came to be… Eons ago, the North Pole was having a hectic season. Thanks to the success…
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A Fun Glimpse of FlexMation’s Booth at MinnPack 2021

FlexMation had a booth at the 2021 MDM/MinnPack show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. While the event was smaller than previous years, it was still a great time. We had fun meeting with people and sharing technology that helps companies optimize assembly areas and manufacturing processes. Snapshots of The Event Our fabulous booth was ready…
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Visit FlexMation at MinnPack 2021

Exciting news—FlexMation will be attending the 2021 MDM/MinnPack show at the Minneapolis Convention Center from November 3rd-4th! We’ll be located in Booth 730 and will be showcasing equipment that helps improve assembly areas and manufacturing processes. Smart Klaus Demonstration John Johnson, Founder of Electronic Assembly Products LTD, will be with us to present demonstrations of…
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