Steels & Metals
New Article: OpenVMS to Windows Server Best Practices
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Revolutionize Your Operations with Advanced Automation and Analytics
Flexware Innovation has helped numerous steel & metals producers to increase control and efficiency with process control & automation, SCADA/HMI, data collection & analytics, and other technology solutions that increase agility, speed compliance, reduce errors, and control costs.
Flexware Innovation helps steel producers to modernize and secure production IT systems, enhancing track & trace, reducing downtime, and improving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
Our in-depth understanding of steel & metal production practices, along with our partnerships with technology leaders such as Microsoft, Rockwell Automation, and Emerson; enable us to develop innovative and dependable solutions for steel and metal producers in North American and around the world.
Modernize steel and metal operations
Hello, I’m Derrick Chambers, your dedicated resource serving the Steel and Metal Industries. With 350 years of collective experience in metal, our team understands your unique challenges. Let us guide you through a transformative journey, identifying improvement opportunities and delivering tailored, cutting-edge solutions. Reach out to us today to access the expertise you need for elevating your business and staying competitive in the digital age.
Our steel & metal expertise
Level 2/Level 3 Automation
Downtime data collection
Control Panel Design & Build
Automation/Control Systems Engineering
System Platform Health Assessments
Innovative Steel & Metal Technology Solutions for Enterprises of Any Size
Whether you’re aiming to improve quality, reduce downtime, enhance data collection, or modernize process controls, Flexware Innovation can help you design and build the technology systems that will serve your business for years to come.
By optimizing the full performance of your operations, you can:
- Manage capacity & reduce downtime
- Make data-informed production decisions
- Ensure accurate tracking/tracing
- Provide a unified view of operations
- Track and improve OEE
- Increase efficiency
Replace legacy systems for better efficiency & less downtime
If outdated technology is holding you back, Flexware Innovation can help you modernize your operations.
At Flexware Innovation, we understand the unique challenges faced by steel and metal operations. That’s why we develop tailored solutions to enhance your efficiency, effectiveness, and value. Our expertise in automation, process control, and monitoring helps us tackle even the most complex challenges. Contact us today to see how our solutions can transform your operations.
Schedule a call with our experts.
We’ll discuss the problem you’re trying to solve and collaborate on the best strategy to solve it.
We develop your solution.
We build and implement your customized solution with your input every step of the way.
Witness the transformation.
Reach new levels of manufacturing excellence through optimized efficiency, productivity, and performance.
Customer Success Story
Legacy Equipment Automation Upgrades
Flexware Innovation supported a large automotive parts distributor for several years when their outdated hardware went down causing a massive bottleneck, and reducing facility efficiency by half. Learn how Flexware engineered a solution allowing the customer to gain complete control over their system resulting in considerably less downtime.
Realtime Data, Alarming, & Reporting
The manufacturer aimed to create a smart factory with real-time data on machine operations, alarm values, OEE, and downtime metrics. Flexware developed an Ignition 8.0 Perspective application for phone, tablet, and desktop use, which allows for future enhancements like predictive maintenance and process monitoring. Learn more about this data solution.
“Overall, just wanted to say thank you to everyone involved. Very professional work and presentation of the topics we discussed. Mike and I really learned a lot from you guys and Worthington is better for it by getting Flexware involved. So, thanks again and I’ll keep you posted.”
– Clayton Yankauskas | Professional Electrical Engineer at Worthington Industries
Technologies to Enhance Steel & Metal Production
Flexware helps clients to apply advanced technology to support efficiency, accuracy and quality in both process and discrete manufacturing. As a technology-agnostic company, we collaborate with our clients to identify their specific needs and issues and suggest the most appropriate technology solutions. Listed below are examples of these technologies.