Custom Design

Our design department has a team of seasoned engineers with many years of design knowledge. Flexible Automation’s 35 years of experience allows us to capitalize on many best practices and proven designs of the past. All our components are designed in 3D using Solid Edge and SolidWorks. Customer component file information is stored in a PDM Vault. Assuring reliable, secure file transfer. Cloud base back-up is also used to protect your order.

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Project Management

Whether your project is large or small, it will be managed in the same professional manner.  Upon receipt of a purchase order, a dedicated project manager will allocate the estimated hours to the Master Schedule.  The key dates will be established and then communicated to the customer. Our Project Managers are the customer’s single point of contact to ensure a clear line of communication between you and your project.


Flexible Automation also offers in house panel build and a skilled Mechatronic Assembly Department for complete turn-key system integration. In addition, our Rapid Response Division services contact robots, vision systems, PLC programing, replacement part installation and machine upgrades.

Machining and Fabrication

Flexible Automation Inc. has provided machining and fabrication services since 1983. We operate two shifts manufacturing custom details, precision tooling, fixtures and low-volume production using the latest 2D and 3D Mastercam software. FAI's climate controlled 6700 sq. ft. facility is centrally located near I75 in Flint MI. Our Flexible Automation fabrication department provides fabricated weldments, custom work- stations and small to large bases. Whether it requires MIG, TIG or Gas welding of steel or aluminum, our staff of season craftsmen can help with your needs.

Need structural aluminum assemblies for bases and guarding? We can help. Our Shopbot 3D router can custom cut Polycarbonate sheets for your structural aluminum to complete your guarding needs.

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