Flex opened new Design Center in Haifa

29 March, 2017

Flex Design Center Haifa employs about 40 design engineers on site, and is planned to be expanded to 70 people. Flex is the biggest Electronic Manufacturing Services provider (EMS) in Israel and employs approximately 4,000 local employees

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Flex opened this week its new design center in Haifa, offering local and international customers an ISO certified environment to explore and collaborate on new product design. With over 40 design engineers on site, prototypes can be developed, tested and designed for scale production. The center is being managed by Boaz Kalisch. Techtime has learned that flex plans to expand it to about 70 people.

The new design center in Haifa gives Flex Israel the ability to manage the entire lifecycle of a product – from the first sketch, through complete manufacturing and shipping. The design center works closely with Flex’s current manufacturing facilities in Migdal Ha’emek, Ofakim and Yavneh as well as handles design work for customers from around the world.

“Flex is one of the key partners for the State of Israel in helping to build the Israeli economy and we will help in any phase in the process,” said Ziva Enger, Director of Foreign Investments and Industrial Cooperation in the Ministry of Economy and Industry. “The Government of Israel sees many multinationals and we are open for business and working every day to bring more and more companies like flex to Israel and we are planning to bring up to 20 fatcories to Israel by 2020 that combine R&D and production in Israel – just like flex does. We want to see more companies like Flex in Israel.”

Flex Design Center Haifa

The new design center in Haifa serves costumers in the Medical, Industrial and Consumer products. Its Services included: Design & Engineering, New product development, Electronics design, Mechanical engineering, Optical design, Firmware/embedded development and Industrial design. It gained Experience in Medical devices: Laparoscopic tools, optical systems/endoscopy, laser based surgical, ultrasound ablation, cardiac care, wearable, electro mechanical systems, respiratory & anesthesia. The center also involved in Automation assemblies, plastic design and shells, agriculture monitoring tools, optical sensors.

Flex is the biggest Electronic Manufacturing Services provider (EMS) in Israel. Today it employs approximately 4,000 local employees in the main manufacturing center in Migdal Ha’aemek and in two additional manufacturing plants in Ofakim and Yavneh.

Flex production facility in Migdal Ha’emek

With approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, Flex provides design, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. Global sales FY15 totaled approximately $26 billion. Flex gives services to a wide range Industries: automotive, medical, telecom, IoT, industrial, home appliances, smartphones, energy, wearables, connected living, server/storage and datacom

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