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Press Release / December 08, 2017

Flexware Innovation Becomes Inductive Automation Premier Integrator

Indiana-Based Integrator Sees Much Success with Ignition Software Platform

FOLSOM, Calif. (December 8, 2017) — Inductive Automation has designated Flexware Innovation as an Inductive Automation Premier Integrator. This is the highest level of integrator certification recognized by Inductive Automation.

Flexware Innovation is a system integrator based in Fishers, Ind. The company specializes in solutions in life science, food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and discrete manufacturing. Flexware has provided numerous benefits for its customers, including productivity increases, reduced downtime, lower costs, and improved quality.

Inductive Automation, based in Folsom, Calif., is a leading industrial automation software company. Its key product — Ignition by Inductive Automation® — is an industrial application platform with tools for building solutions in human-machine interface (HMI), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Ignition is used in virtually every industry, in more than 100 countries.

“With the word ‘innovation’ in our name, we thrive on staying ahead of the curve with trending technologies that can help us solve our customers’ most complex engineering and manufacturing challenges,” said Scott Whitlock, president & CEO of Flexware Innovation. “Having utilized a variety of platforms in our 21 years, we recognize when something is truly different and has the potential for disruption — like Ignition. We are honored to be recognized as a Premier Integrator, and excited to offer this technology, unlimited licensing model, and overall SCADA approach to our customers.”

Flexware solves real-world issues for its customers. The company helps customers develop and implement custom and scalable solutions — by first listening and identifying limitations, constraints, and concerns. Inductive Automation looks forward to working more closely with Flexware, which is becoming a more active member of the Ignition community.

“I congratulate Flexware Innovation on achieving Premier Integrator status with us,” said Don Pearson, chief strategy officer at Inductive Automation. “Flexware is right there with its customers, in the trenches, getting some great work done. The people at Flexware have really grown in their expertise with Ignition, and they’re doing some impressive projects with it. We are very pleased to welcome Flexware as a Premier Integrator.”

Inductive Automation has relationships with more than 1,500 integrators worldwide. The company has deep roots within the integrator community. Inductive Automation President/CEO Steve Hechtman was a control system integrator for 25 years before he founded Inductive Automation. The company’s flexible and dynamic software, low-cost licensing model, free tech support for registered integrators, and other benefits are helping integrators deliver an exceptional experience to their customers.

About Flexware Innovation
Flexware Innovation, Inc., helps manufacturers 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, business intelligence, custom manufacturing execution systems (MES), and IoT integration. For more information, visit

About Inductive Automation
Inductive Automation creates industrial software that empowers organizations to swiftly turn great ideas into reality by removing all technological and economic obstacles. By cross-pollinating IT with SCADA technologies, Inductive Automation created Ignition software, the first universal industrial application platform with unlimited potential. Ignition empowers industrial organizations around the world and in virtually every industry, with an outstanding software platform and top-notch support. For more information, visit

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