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Flexware Innovation Overview

Fishers, IN
51 to 200 employees
1996
Company - Private
IT Services
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Engineered with Integrity, Humility, and Grit since 1996

Flexware Innovation is a leading technology integrator who helps forward thinkers in manufacturing and related industries build comprehensive and long-lasting solutions with ease. Founded in ... Read more

Mission: Flexware exists to unleash the potential of technology, freeing people to focus on what’s next.

Our promise to our employees is to have a positive and lasting impact on you and your family by creating a healthy and engaging work environment.

Company Updates

  • Honored to be nominated for four of Powderkeg's Breakout Tech Culture Awards! We are thankful for our team and leadership for making Flexware a great place to work!

  • Flexware started in 1996 as Flexware Integration. In 2001 we changed the name to Flexware Innovation and created the tagline “Cultivating Manufacturing Success” and adopted the “wheat” as our logo. This logo served us well for the last 18 years, but it has been retired. In April 2019, we just launched our new brand and new logo. Our newly redefined purpose of “unleashing the potential of technology, freeing people to focus on what’s next” is motivating us in our 3rd decade of service to our customers. Our new logo is meant to convey stability, technology, and trajectory as we help our customers move forward. We hope you enjoy the fun video as we decommissioned the wheat for the last time. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMdNc

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Flexware Innovation – Why Work With Us?


Flexware Innovation, Inc., a 20-year young Midwest engineering firm, focuses on assisting manufacturers nationwide to operate more efficiently with real-time business intelligence and automation solutions. Staffed with well-rounded technical and business system experts, Flexware is a nationwide, go-to resource for life science, food and beverage, industrial and discrete industry clients for software development, automation engineering and business intelligence, including custom manufacturing execution systems (MES) and IoT integration. Whether devices, software, user interfaces, data or analytics, Flexware’s highly-skilled team works side by side with clients to solve the most complex IT and manufacturing engineering obstacles.

Our Life Science, Food & Beverage, Industrial and Discrete industries successes include:

  • Increase productivity
  • Minimized downtime
  • Reduce costs
  • Improved product and process quality
  • Harnessing real-time analytics
  • Accomplished business goals

The Flexware team has been solving real-world IoT issues since our inception. We are in the trenches daily helping customers develop and implement custom and scalable solutions, by first listening and identifying limitations, constraints and concerns.

Flexware’s capabilities in the IoT and Big Data space includes:

  • Consult on strategic IoT direction for the customer
  • Development of custom, electronic IoT devices for remote communications utilizing cellular, satellite, LPWAN, WiFi or other wired and wireless technologies
  • Development of custom device management, cloud or enterprise IoT solutions
  • Program management of electronic assemblies


Flexware's team and collaborative work environment make for a highly coveted place to grow personally and professionally. 

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Flexware’s purpose to unleash the potential of technology, freeing people to focus on what’s next.

Flexware Innovation was founded over 18 years ago with one goal in mind – to help manufacturing businesses operate more efficiently by solving their most complex IT problems. Staffed with well-rounded technical and business experts, Flexware continues to achieve this goal through the utilization of software, automation, data, and business intelligence.

Flexware's team and collaborative work environment make for a highly coveted place to grow personally and professionally.

What exactly is a FlexDog? Let us explain.

A FlexDog is the most unique and rare of all manufacturing engineers. It’s a certain breed of engineer that is highly sought after by OEMs nationwide. It’s an engineer that lives and breathes technology and loves to problem solve, yet has an innate drive to help people. He or she always does their best and humbly serves others.

  • Do you love drawing diagrams and flow charts on whiteboards? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you love to tinker around and build stuff? You might be a FlexDog.
  • In your younger years, did you try to turn your Dad’s riding lawn mower into a golf cart? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you enjoy thinking about the future and how to make technology smarter? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you grab a hold of a project from get-go and guarantee its success? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Are you a rare Myers-Briggs type INTJ? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you enjoy solving technical challenges and putting the “puzzle pieces” together? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you prefer work/life balance, a regular schedule and time for the family? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Do you enjoy helping others and being thoughtful? You might be a FlexDog.
  • Are you looking for a challenge? You might be a FlexDog.

OEMs nationwide in industries such as automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, energy, life sciences and agriculture trust Flexware Innovation Inc.’s engineering contracting and hiring program to identify FlexDog manufacturing engineers for placement in key automation engineering roles within their organizations – engineering positions focused on control systems, information systems, system integrations and software.

Did you answer yes to many of the above FlexDog questions? Then you might just be “FlexDog” material. Our recruiter Matt Heiden would love to chat more! Feel free to email him at matt.heiden@flexwareinnovation.com.

Meet Some of the FlexDogs


What Is It?

No one is focused solely on finding and developing the next generation of manufacturing leadership. Top engineering talent required for next-generation manufacturing operations.

Here’s where the Trailblazer Fellowship steps in…

The Trailblazer Fellowship is a 12-week summer internship experience that pairs top engineering students with top manufacturing companies in the mid-west. The immersion experience includes:

  • professional development training,
  • building a peer network with other talented students,
  • and mentoring by the manufacturing company and Flexware professionals.

How Does It Work?

Past Projects Our Interns Have Worked On

What is it like to work at Flexware?

Flexware’s team members say the company is a fast-paced fun place to work where everyone’s contribution is valued. The company’s growth creates new opportunities for young team members, and personal and professional growth is supported and encouraged. Trust is important at Flexware. It starts at the top with Scott Whitlock’s belief that Flexware’s success depends on everyone’s contribution and personal growth.

Flexware Innovation Reviews

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    Fast moving, innovative, and fun team

    Cons

    Smaller company, not as much room for growth

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Flexware Innovation Photos

Flexware Innovation photo of: The FlexFactory was launched August 2015 in Flexware's Bunker! It's a manufacturing line which automatically builds a LEGO car.
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Flexware Innovation photo of: We strive to provide an exceptional work environment.
Flexware Innovation photo of: We’re passionate about opportunity; therefore growth is intentional.
Flexware Innovation photo of: Integrity is core to our business and is a direct reflection of our employees.
Flexware Innovation photo of: Everyone at Flexware pulls their weight.
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Flexware Innovation Interviews

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Flexware Innovation in January 2019.

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Flexware Innovation Awards & Accolades

  • Gold Business Intelligence, Microsoft Partner Network, 2014
  • Silver Application Development, Microsoft Partner Network, 2014
  • Gold Data Analytics Competency, Microsoft Partner Network, 2015
  • Gold Application Development Competency, Microsoft Partner Network, 2015
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