Latest Trends in Material Handling

Material handling is an essential part of modern manufacturing and logistics operations. It refers to the movement, storage, protection, and control of materials and products throughout the supply chain. The field of material handling is constantly evolving with new technologies and innovations being introduced all the time. In this post, we will explore some of […]

#1 Way to Increase Productivity

Employee retention is an essential aspect of any business, as it impacts productivity, employee morale, and overall success. In this post, we will explore the benefits of employee retention. Cost Savings: Retaining employees is cost-effective for businesses, as it reduces the costs of recruiting and training new hires. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) […]

A Versatile Lifting Solution – Options/Adapters

As you know, The UniMove is an ergonomic vacuum tube lifter that touts the highest quality, durability, and reliability of any lifter on the market. In addition, it has the highest lifting capacities in the industry for both porous and non-porous loads. But another feature of The UniMove that sets it apart is how versatile […]

Lifting Machinery is Not Replacing Human Jobs

It’s a common misconception that implementing lifting machinery into the workplace is an attempt to replace human workers. However, in reality, a majority of the equipment that is used within warehouses and factories is meant to improve the working environment for human workers. So, why is it that 37% of workers between the ages of […]

Withstanding Warehouse Conditions

Not many people are aware of the warehouse conditions throughout the country. However, with workplace conditions becoming a popular headline in response to the Coronavirus, many people wonder what enhancements can be made to improve working conditions across a spectrum of industries. While there are a wide variety of machines that can reduce physical workload […]

The Many Benefits of Palletizing

Palletizing was once considered to be a break-through technology in the industrial field, but today it is considered a common practice. Palletization refers to the process of goods or materials being stored and/or transported on a pallet. Pallets are strong slats of metal or wood that are used to support stacks, or cubes, of materials. […]

Ergonomic Controls – Give Your Workers a Hand

High-tech advances in the last 20 years have caused many people to rely heavily on technology, and more specifically, on computers and advanced machinery. Often, when utilizing these kinds of equipment, users are working with their hands and wrists – causing strain on parts of the body that historically were not commonly strained. Because of […]

economic lifting, Ergonomics, Vacuum Lifting

The physical benefits for employees, along with the long-term time and cost savings, have made vacuum lifters an important part of factories world-wide. While many people understand the science behind how vacuum lifting works, some  may not understand exactly what is used to power these lifting mechanisms. There are two main kinds of power units […]

Vacuum Lifting is Economic Lifting

Many people worry about the costs associated with vacuum lifting – initial investment of the equipment as well as the continued expenses associated with maintaining the machinery. So, how does vacuum lifting provide an economic advantage to businesses? It turns out, that though vacuum lifting can seem like a huge investment upfront, they are indeed […]

Porous Surfaces and Nonporous Surfaces

It may seem like it would be easy to tell a porous or a nonporous surface from one another. However, there is a common misconception that all hard surfaces are nonporous, and that simply isn’t true. Why does the surface type matter? When considering an industrial lifter, it is important to understand the difference between […]

Increase Productivity with Vacuum Lifters

While many people look to vacuum lifting for the ergonomic and economic benefits, an often-forgotten benefit of utilizing vacuum lifters is increased productivity. Productivity can be defined by a number of measurements that management teams commonly use to monitor the performance of their warehouse operations. Often, leadership is looking to increase productivity with the use […]

How Does Vacuum Lifting Work?

Vacuum lifting has been an ergonomic solution for years, as it reduces lifting-related back injuries and minimizes operator fatigue. The physical benefits for employees, along with the long-term time savings and cost savings, make vacuum lifting an important part of factories world-wide. However, not many people understand how vacuum lifting really works. How can a […]

Ergonomic Lifting – How Much Weight is Too Much?

There is no simple answer to the question of how much weight a person should be lifting in the workplace. However, there is a variety of research to support that there is such a thing as too heavy, and that ergonomic lifting should be a priority. Why does weight matter? If a worker is being […]

National Ergonomics Month – Why Ergonomics?

October is National Ergonomics Month, and here at UNIMOVE, LLC, we know that’s something to celebrate! Ergonomics is the science that coordinates the design of devices, systems and physical working conditions with the capacities and requirements of the human worker. In simplistic terms, ergonomics focuses on creating a safe and efficient workplace environment. Why Ergonomics? […]

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