UNEX President Named to Board of Directors for MHEFI

Elected as Vice President of the Board Focused on Supporting the Growth of the Material Handling Industry With Academic Scholarships

LAKEWOOD, N.J., Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in providing innovative order picking solutions, announces that company president, Brian Neuwirth, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI). Brian has been elected to serve as Vice President of the Board.

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“UNEX has been very active in workforce development because there is a growing need for talent in the material handling industry,” said Brian Neuwirth, President of UNEX Manufacturing. “We have been supporting MHEFI, the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) and other organizations with academic scholarships and equipment donations for years. I am honored to take this position on the Board to help promote this beneficial organization and to continue promoting the material handling industry to the leaders of tomorrow.”

The Material Handling Education Foundation offers scholarship award opportunities to students committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics during the 2017/2018 academic year. Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $9,000. 

Brian Neuwirth and the others elected with start their term on January 1, 2018. UNEX Manufacturing is a family owned business and trusted industry leader in innovative order picking solutions that maximize space usage, increase pick rates and improve ergonomics at the point of pick.

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (www.mhefi.net) is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to promote the study of material handling, logistics and supply chains by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. Since 1976, more than $2.5 million in scholarships and grants have been awarded to students at colleges and universities located in the United States and Canada.

About UNEX Manufacturing, Inc.

Founded in 1964, UNEX is the trusted industry leader in order picking solutions that maximize space usage, increase pick rates and improve ergonomics. UNEX offers a full range of order picking solutions, including their patented carton flow solution Span-Track, a full line of gravity conveyor products tailored to the order picking process and UNEX Flow Cells for durable, modular and portable storage for the manufacturing floor. Using an extensive distribution channel, the company ensures local support is available for every customer, no matter the location, exceeding customer expectations through continuous improvement, customer service and empowered employees. UNEX is an ISO-certified company committed to quality and bringing value to customers in the wine & spirits distribution, food & beverage, retail and manufacturing industries. For more information, visit: www.unex.com.  

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