Flextronics Lab IX is here to democratize manufacturing by giving you access to the same tools and expertise used by major hardware companies. Imagine a facility with experienced designers and engineers who know hardware, and can move products from prototype to full-scale manufacturing.
Flextronics Lab IX gives you access to a network with connections in the heart of the Silicon Valley and around the world, that can deliver you the right channels for manufacturing and distribution with the fastest time to market.
Lab IX has the scale, scope and speed to accelerate your product from concept to market. We can build anything and deliver it anywhere. And we're looking for innovations that will change the world.
At Flextronics Lab IX , you'll get access to our global end-to-end supply chain solutions and industry leading expertise in hardware design, manufacturing and logistics. You'll also benefit from our specialized partners on an unprecedented scale.
Lab IX impacts nearly every industry and help the world's best brands take their products to market all over the world with incredible speed.
Flextronics Lab IX can help you, too!
Flextronics Lab IX onboards promising companies year-round, speeding your time to market once you're accepted. What type of Game Changer are you?
Lab IX invests in seed stage startups that have beta or functional prototypes, and a well-developed business plan.
Lab IX invests in startups that have raised a round of funding and have products in development and are looking for help with commercialization, design for manufacturing, scaling to volume, or business development.
As a member of the Flextronics Lab IX portfolio, click or scroll to view nine essential resources available to you:
We offer a customized investment package based on your needs that may include funding and engineering services.
Flextronics Lab IX provides a world class level of service and knowledge. We take the extra effort to understand your customer and your brand. Our team brings together Flextronics experts in multiple industries with the technical know-how as well as leaders from Lab IX's network of partners to create a comprehensive ecosystem to assure you're prepared for success.
An innovative team needs a work environment to match.
Our lab enables rapid product prototyping and provides close proximity to both your office space and technical experts at the Flextronics Product Innovation Center (PIC).
Your team will have private areas, self-contained workshops, prototyping tables and easy access to the tools and capabilities you need. You'll also have community spaces to relax, refuel, and connect with other startups to share ideas and solve problems.
Draw from 44 years of Flextronics expertise in Design for Manufacturing.
Flextronics has produced thousands of products for the world's most valuable brands, with a wide range of complexity in nearly every industry.
Lab IX maximizes the economies of scale of Flextronics’ centralized core services, such as manufacturing, procurement, logistics and IT and customized, market-specific capabilities offered through industry-specific design, engineering and original design and manufacturing (ODM) services. We have over 3,000 design engineers focused on assembly and microelectronics packaging, automation, DfX services, reliability testing and failure analysis, test development, and value engineering to deliver an unparalleled product design and manufacturing experience.
Our design partners provide you access to industrial design services. Coupled with the Lab IX advanced engineering team, we can help you through the entire product lifecycle - from prototype to a cost-competitive manufactured product.
Disruptive, cutting-edge products require the most advanced technology available.
LabIX is headquartered in the Flextronics Silicon Valley Customer Innovation Center.
Flextronics invests millions in manufacturing, prototyping and test equipment. Our Innovation Center provides you access to the most advanced 3D plastic and metal printers, Surface Mount Technology (SMT), X-ray and test equipment, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining, anodizing, advanced automation, microelectronics packaging, RF technologies, and completely confidential work spaces to support rapid innovation-to-market.
The Innovation Center also has extensive capabilities beyond the traditional new product introduction services, from advanced engineering, design for manufacturing and supply chain optimization, prototyping, failure analysis, testing, to production and transfer.
Disruptive products draw ideas from more than one industry.
Flextronics is a global leader with vast experience in nearly every market. We understand product convergence. Our smart eco-system of shared design components, platforms and global operations harness the power of intelligence across industries to optimize product design, lower supply chain and manufacturing costs, increase flexibility to change directions on a dime and reduce time-to-market.
Flextronics markets include data networking, telecom, enterprise computing and storage, industrial, capital equipment, appliances, automation, medical, automotive, aerospace and defense, energy, mobile, computing and other electronic product categories.
With over 100 design, manufacturing and services operations in 30 countries, you can count on our global scale and reach.
You'll benefit from our ability to scale up rapidly and transition your product to any of our facilities around the world to achieve optimal costs, results, and speed to market.
Our global physical infrastructure and simulation process are designed to extend beyond the design and product into actually looking at how the factory line layout will come together for mass production. This enables Lab IX to take your product rapidly into new regions and markets.
Flextronics knows how to optimize supply chains and build quality vendor relationships.
Your startup will benefit from our industry leading supply chain management and manufacturing expertise as you grow from a small team to a global company.
Our complete suite of planning, optimization, execution, visibility and risk management services provide end-to-end visibility into inventories, order progress and real time information for speed of decision making.
Once your product is ready, we'll help you get it to customers.
Flextronics' broad customer base which spans many markets has the potential to become yours. Flextronics customers range from early adopters to large corporations. Flextronics can provide business development, engineering and commercialization services to "design in" your technology into solutions from our existing or new customers. This removes traditional barriers to entry and provides you routes to multiple markets that are often outside your reach.
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