FAQ

Q:
We want to deal with a company that has a proven track record.  How long has Flexus Electronics been in business?
A: Flexus Electronics was incorporated in 1995 and originally provided wire harnesses, cables and electro-mechanical assemblies to the rail industry. Since then our customer base has expanded and we now service several other industries including aerospace, military and medical, among others.  In addition to our manufacturing capabilities, our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction is fundamental to the success of our organization. Over the years we’ve gained a reputation with our long-standing customers for quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

Q:
I’m trying to narrow my search for a cable manufacturer and want to know what distinguishes Flexus Electronics from the competition?
A: Our difference is demonstrated by our commitment to customer service, speed and flexibility, quality systems and a very experienced management team.

Q:
We are an ISO 9001 registered company and need to ensure our suppliers meet similar requirements.  What quality certifications do Flexus Electronics manufacturing facilities have?
A: Our manufacturing facility and those of our North American partners are ISO9001:2008 certified. Our Mexican facility is also certified to TS16949:2008 standards.

Q:
Is there a particular industry that Flexus Electronics serves?
A: Flexus Electronics serves a diverse group of customers across a wide variety of industrial and commercial industries that includes rail, aerospace, military, medical among others.

Q:
We are looking for a supplier that has a high level of knowledge and expertise in designing, testing and manufacturing our products.  What are Flexus Electronics’ core competencies and areas of expertise?
A: Flexus Electronics’ core competencies include the following:
  • Engineering expertise
  • Design Support and Prototyping
  • Wire harnesses & cable assemblies
  • Electromechanical/panel assemblies
  • Communication and data cable assemblies
  • Industrial and heavy equipment cable assemblies
  • Global component sourcing
  • Robust quality systems and demonstrated product quality

In addition, our strategic alliance with our partners enables us to search for and procure cost effective components around the world.

  • Focus on defect prevention versus defect detection
  • All production staff IPC620 Certified
  • All harnesses 100% electrically tested
  • Intermittency & Hi-Pot Testing
  • Simultaneous Assembly and Testing
  • Process development, System Integration and Testing
  • FAI’s
Q:
Can Flexus Electronics assist us with design and component selection?
A: Yes.  Our experienced team can help to identify design issues and recommend practical, cost effective solutions. They can also assist in the sourcing and selection of components required meeting cost efficiency and quality standards.

Q:
When our products go to market, we need to be absolutely sure they are reliable.  What kind of product testing does Flexus Electronics do? 
A: Flexus Electronics’ quality testing is based on defined and well managed processes, standards and protocols, all overseen by a competent and skilled work force. Our Quality Testing and Verification includes the following:
Q:
We are looking for a supplier that can take care of manufacturing as well as stocking and replenishing our products.  Does Flexus Electronics provide more than manufacturing capabilities?
A: Flexus Electronics can provide customers with stocking, just-in-time and engineering support to meet the needs of today’s reduced time-to-market demands. We pride ourselves on being able to provide quick turnarounds and throughput flexibility.  Some of our services include:

  • Inventory Management (Kan-Ban, automated pull systems, supply chain management, etc.)
  • Engineering support (prototype development, reverse engineering, component sourcing, etc.)
  • Electro-mechanical expertise
  • Bar-Coding
  • Labeling
  • Turnkey manufacturing
Q:
We are looking to outsource the manufacture of our product and ideally are looking for a facility in Mexico. Can Flexus Electronics provide manufacturing facilities and supporting labour and professional services?  
A: Through our Mexican partner, Flexus Electronics offers sheltered services, which allows our customers to manufacture their products in Mexico without incurring start-up costs and delays. The Mexican facility is a modern facility that is ideally suited to providing sheltered manufacturing services.