Automotive & Transportation

Driving Compliance & Efficiency: Solutions for Automotive & Transportation

Manufacturers today face numerous challenges, from compliance hurdles and IT/OT convergence to optimizing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and part tracking. Our solutions cover MES, ERP integration, business intelligence / data analytics, custom HMI/SCADA applications, and automation systems, extending from “the top floor to the shop floor”.

Our expertise includes seamlessly integrating supply chain tiers, which is a key advantage for manufacturers in this industry. By providing real-time visibility into raw materials, components, and finished products, we prevent delays and maintain efficiency. More than just a technology partner, we streamline operations, strive for sustainability, and deliver excellence. From part genealogy and traceability to scheduling, inventory management, and quality control, we equip manufacturers with the tools to streamline their operations.

Whether you’re a Tier 1 automotive supplier, a heavy truck manufacturer, or an EV battery innovator, Flexware stands ready to support you. Our collaborations with industry giants like Rockwell Automation, Inductive Automation, and Wonderware by AVEVA allow us to create cutting-edge automotive and transportation solutions that transform manufacturing and boost efficiency and excellence.

MES Selection

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Maximize OEE, track downtime, manage changeovers, ensure traceability for compliance, and monitor production in real-time

HMI/ SCADA Development

HMI / SCADA

Optimize operations, quality, and safety with precise process monitoring and control, ensuring regulatory compliance per ISA-101 standards

ERP Integration

ERP Integration

Seamlessly integrate ERP systems to streamline operations, improve data accuracy, and enhance decision-making across your enterprise

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Track & Trace

Ensure compliance and traceability throughout your supply chain, safeguarding product integrity and meeting regulatory requirements

Production Dispatching Scheduling

Scheduling

Efficiently manage production schedules to optimize resource utilization, minimize downtime, and meet customer demands on time, every time

Inventory Management ERP

Inventory Management

Gain control and visibility over your inventory, ensuring optimal stock levels and minimizing wastage

Our automotive & transportation expertise

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Scheduling
  • Serialization
  • Tracking & Traceability
  • Quality Management
  • ERP Integration
  • Inventory Management
  • Process Control & Automation
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Downtime Tracking & OEE
  • Vision Systems – Detect & Reject
  • RFID & Bar Code Systems
  • Electrical Design & Layout

Automotive & Suppliers

We specialize in supporting Automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, leveraging ISA-95 principles to streamline production processes and ensure seamless system integration. From quality and inventory management, our tailored solutions reduce costs and uphold quality standards, enhancing competitiveness.

Commercial Truck & Trailer

Flexware assists heavy truck manufacturers in optimizing production workflows and implementing real-time monitoring systems. Leveraging our proficiency in PLC programming and execution systems, manufacturers achieve operational efficiency, minimize downtime, and uphold consistent product quality, strengthening their competitive edge.

Battery

We help battery manufacturers meet industry-specific needs by ensuring regulatory compliance and enhancing efficiency. Our tailored solutions in serialization, traceability, and ERP integration address critical challenges, supporting scalability, quality, and sustainability in this rapidly evolving sector.

Agriculture

Agricultural equipment producers benefit from our expertise in inventory management and supply chain optimization. Through advanced tracking and traceability systems, we streamline operations, reduce costs, and boost productivity while upholding the highest standards of quality and compliance.

Sports & Recreational

Flexware Innovation supports sports and recreational vehicle manufacturers by optimizing assembly lines and ensuring regulatory compliance. Our tailored solutions enhance production efficiency, quality control, and streamline processes, resulting in accelerated time-to-market and heightened customer satisfaction.

Enterprise-Wide Automotive & Transportation Technology Solutions

Time is too valuable to waste on slow, frustrating tasks that keep you from getting the information you need to make everyday decisions.

By optimizing the full performance of your operations, you can:

  • Manage capacity & reduce downtime
  • Make data-informed production decisions
  • Ensure accurate tracking for regulations/tracing
  • Track and improve OEE
  • Increase efficiency

Ashley Hooley


Meet Our Automotive & Transportation Consultant

Hello, I’m Ashley, your dedicated consultant at Flexware Innovation, passionate about supporting transportation and automotive manufacturers. With a focus on driving efficiency in this dynamic industry, we understand the unique challenges you face. Let’s work together to overcome these obstacles and optimize your production processes, so that you and your team can focus on what is next. Connect with me today to explore how we can collaborate and drive success in your business!

-Ashley | Business Development Manager

Customer Case Studies

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Legacy Equipment Automation Upgrades

Discover how Flexware Innovation rescued a major automotive parts distributor from a production disaster! When their outdated hardware hit a critical point, facility efficiency plummeted by 50%. But with our expert engineering, the client gained total system control, drastically reducing downtime and boosting productivity.

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Accelerating Customizable MES Solutions

In 2019, Flexware Innovation teamed up with a leading automotive tech company to solve major pain points caused by outdated Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Our custom SparkMES™ solution, powered by Ignition, drastically improved overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) for their brake assembly solutions across nine manufacturing sites. Read the case study!

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“Our company has had a long history with Flexware. Flexware delivered many successful HMI/SCADA solutions in our facility in the late 1990’s. Most recently, Flexware is delivering a full MES solution to our facility and is instrumental in the start-up of 2 brand new manufacturing lines. Their technical expertise, vision, and work ethic are second to none.”

– MES Program Manager | Automotive Manufacturer

Technologies We Use To Boost Automotive & Transportation Operations

Flexware is well-versed in a wide range of technologies that are commonly used in the automotive and transportation industry to drive efficiency and improve operations. As a technology-agnostic company, we work closely with each client to understand their unique needs and challenges, and then recommend technology solutions that are best suited to those needs. Below is a list of some of these technologies.

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Contact Us

We are a solutions-oriented culture that embraces challenges; we will not walk away from a problem. Our team of experts will work with you to identify opportunities for improvement and provide innovative solutions tailored to your unique needs. Let’s chat to see how we can help improve sustainability, efficiency, and traceability for your manufacturing operations.

Ashley Hooley

Flexware Innovation's Automotive & Transportation Consultant