Food & Beverage

Innovative Solutions for Food & Beverage Operations, Performance, and Quality

Keeping up with the ever-changing technology, regulatory, and safety regulations in the food and beverage business is a tough challenge. All these obstacles can stifle your productivity unless you have a technology partner in place. With our industry expertise in best practices and regulatory FDA/USDA compliance needs such as sanitation, product validation, and food safety, your manufacturing processes will benefit from a wide range of integration solutions to keep your business running smoothly.

Flexware Innovation is a market-leading manufacturing technology integrator that works with the food and beverage processing and packaging industries to provide innovative and reliable solutions. Whether you’re looking to automate and streamline your operations or boost productivity through the integration of PLCS, HMI/SCADA, ERP, or digital transformation initiatives, we can assist.

Our in-depth understanding of technology and partnerships with industry giants such as Rockwell Automation, Wonderware by AVEVA, and Inductive Automation has enabled us to develop innovative and dependable solutions for Fortune 500 food and beverage companies globally.

Are You Ready for Enhanced Traceability?

The Food & Drug Administration’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint” is relevant to manufacturers in these ways:

  • Tech-enabled Traceability
  • Smarter Tools and Approaches for Prevention and Outbreak Response
  • Food Safety Culture

Flexware Innovation has helped countless global manufacturers with their traceability needs and is ready to help you meet these upcoming FDA Regulations.

MES Selection

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Increase productivity with OEE, downtime tracking, automatic changeover, track & trace, and SPC

Automation Engineering

Automation

Increase efficiency, assure compliance, and improve operations with real-time process monitoring and control with ISA-88-compliant systems

ERP Integration

ERP Integration

Improve inventory management, productivity, and efficiency by integrating ERP, MRP, and other production management software

HMI/ SCADA Development

HMI / SCADA

Monitor and control processes to enhance operations, quality, efficiency, and safety, and maintain regulatory compliance with ISA-101 standards

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Business Intelligence

Utilize predictive analytics to make data-driven decisions, improve operations, and comply with FDA and USDA regulations

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Emerging Technologies

Maintain a competitive edge with the help of AI and machine learning, real-time location systems, and smart edge devices

Our food & beverage expertise

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Process Control & Automation
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Business Process Management
  • Recipe & Batch Management
  • Process Historians
  • Tracking & Traceability
  • Downtime Tracking & OEE
  • CIP/SIP Systems
  • Vision Systems – Detect & Reject
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • RFID & Bar Code Systems
  • ISA88 Batch Control Systems
  • Industrial Network Modernization & Planning
  • Electrical Design & Layout
  • Packaging

Spirits & Brewing

Enhance the quality and consistency of your spirits or brewing manufacturing process with our automation, OEE, and ISA-88 batch management solutions. Our data-driven approach allows for easy monitoring and control of the production process while providing the necessary data for TTB compliance reporting. With our solutions, you can focus on innovation and creativity in your products, knowing that your production process is reliable and consistent every time.

Confectionery

Flexware’s automation and MES solutions help confectionery manufacturers manage the entire production process, from raw material processing to distribution, while ensuring compliance with FDA/USDA regulations and improving process efficiency and product quality.

Dairy & Cheese

With Flexware’s batch management, OEE, and automation solutions, dairy and cheese manufacturers can optimize critical processes such as blending, batching, filtration, packaging, and labeling. Our solutions are designed to ensure compliance with key FDA/USDA regulations including pasteurization and labeling requirements while improving product quality and overall production efficiency.

Pet Food

Whether it’s improving efficiency, reducing waste, or achieving compliance with strict FDA/AAFCO regulations, pet food manufacturers turn to Flexware for expertise that delivers tangible results, minimizes the risk of product recalls, and helps them achieve their business goals.

Enterprise-Wide Food & Beverage 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.

With digital transformation across the whole value chain, you can:

  • Achieve regulatory compliance in a cost-effective manner
  • Maintain repeatable and consistent product quality
  • Mitigate security risks and production costs
  • Enhance asset utilization
  • Get products to market in record time

Gabrielle Stewart


Transforming F&B: Where Efficiency Meets Quality

Hello, I’m Gabrielle Stewart, your point of contact at Flexware Innovation, specializing in assisting Food & Beverage Manufacturers. With a rich legacy of aiding the globe’s largest, meticulously regulated manufacturers, Flexware comprehends the distinctive hurdles encountered by food and beverage companies. Our expertise lies in tailored technology and automation solutions crafted to surmount these challenges. Connect with us today and explore how we can collaborate to redefine and enhance your production environment.

-Gabrielle | Director of Business Development

Customer Case Studies

Ignition
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Innovative SCADA Solution

Find out how Flexware worked with The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBC) to create a new SCADA system using Inductive Automation’s Ignition platform to help them improve their distillery’s efficiency and output.

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Ignition OEE – Track & Trace

Discover how an OEE solution from Flexware Innovation helped a large popcorn manufacturer in pinpointing the root causes of downtime and gaining insight into production efficiency.

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Real-time Monitoring

Learn how Flexware designed an Ignition application for a consumer food manufacturer to view machine operations, track crucial alarm values, utilize OEE and downtime data, and evaluate machine groupings.

Food & Beverage

“Flexware Innovation has been a technical ally, and trusted advisor on our automation, supervisory, and MES solutions. Even without prior knowledge of the product set we chose, they have executed very well. Their guidance in designing and implementing manufacturing systems has been invaluable to our team.”

– Senior Automation Consultant | Food & Beverage Manufacturer

Technologies to Boost Food and Beverage Operations

Flexware is well-versed in a wide range of technologies that are commonly used in the food and beverage 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.

Gabrielle Stewart

Flexware Innovation's Food & Beverage Expert