Enhancing Business Growth with Expert Engineering Solutions

In a market increasingly driven by candidates, our client faced the dual challenge of unexpected staff attrition and a rising demand due to acquiring new customers. The departure of key skilled professionals highlighted a critical gap in their knowledge management system, impeding their potential for growth. This client, a specialist in manufacturing high-pressure tanks and vessels, recognized the urgent need to standardize and document their manufacturing processes.

To address this need, a skilled engineer from FlexTrades was brought on board. Their primary mission involved a thorough analysis of existing manufacturing processes to establish or revise comprehensive work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This strategic initiative allowed the client’s engineering team to redirect their focus towards capital improvement projects, a crucial factor in driving the company’s growth and success.

By entrusting FlexTrades with this pivotal task, the client not only streamlined their manufacturing processes but also fortified their foundation for sustainable expansion. This partnership underscored the value of specialized engineering expertise in adapting to market changes and securing a competitive edge.

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Proficient Skillsets Lead to Monthly Output Increase

An esteemed client in the aerospace sector was grappling with an extensive backlog amidst a constrained local market. The urgent requirement was for 50 specialized technicians, encompassing A&P Mechanics, Aircraft Assemblers and Aircraft Inspectors. In response to this critical demand, we deployed 50 of our highly qualified tradespeople. The proficiency and exceptional caliber of these technicians significantly enhanced the client’s operational capacity, resulting in a 10% increase in monthly output. This surge in productivity substantially expedited the backlog clearance, surpassing the client’s initial expectations.

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One of our esteemed clients in American Aerospace manufacturing, renowned for their cutting-edge rockets and spacecrafts, faced a backlog due to a shortage of skilled Machinists in the local market. In response, they engaged FlexTrades, initially anticipating the need for two technicians for their critical 8-week project. Remarkably, upon the arrival of the first Machinist from FlexTrades, the client was astounded by the exceptional productivity, expertise, and skill level demonstrated. This proficiency allowed them to achieve their production targets with just one specialist from FlexTrades, effectively streamlining their process.

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FlexTrades is renowned for exceeding expectations, and our tradespeople embody this ethos in every project!

Our commitment to addressing complex production challenges was recently showcased when we collaborated with a top agricultural equipment manufacturer. They had been facing significant difficulties for six months in recruiting onsite trainers with the necessary expertise, adversely affecting their production quality and leading to severe backlogs. Within just 10 days, FlexTrades was able to make a pivotal difference. We deployed Dustin, our exceptionally skilled CNC Trainer, who swiftly addressed their critical need for a proficient trainer.

The impact of Dustin’s involvement was significant, as articulated by our client: “Dustin went above and beyond, not only providing comprehensive wiring instructions for our machinery but also optimizing the work cell setup. He collaborated with our vendors to source superior tools for our operators and significantly improved the work area. This has greatly facilitated the training of new employees and enhanced overall productivity.” This feedback exemplifies the high standard of service and expertise that FlexTrades brings to every partnership. 

Vehicle Manufacturing

Our manufacturing client requested that we supply 21 Welders and 7 Painters in response to a significant surge in demand for concrete mixers and garbage trucks. FlexTrades received a letter of commendation from them, highlighting that many of our welders not only met but exceeded the performance of their regular employees, achieving 120% of their weekly production targets.

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Our team recently concluded an extensive 18-month engagement with a client company specializing in manufacturing components for the medical and aerospace sectors. This client was grappling with a challenging local labor market and an expanding backlog of orders. In response, we deployed 50 of our skilled Machinists, CMM Operators, and Assemblers to assist in their clean room operations, ensuring that production targets were achieved. This support played a crucial role in bridging their workforce gap as they focused on recruiting and training permanent staff.

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FlexTrades recently assigned one of our skilled Tool/Mold Repair Technicians, Kelly, to assist a steel processing client. At the beginning of the assignment, the client was facing a significant issue with a 39% downtime in their production due to mold repair inefficiencies. Over a span of 4 months, Kelly made remarkable progress by reducing this downtime to 19%. During the remainder of his 8-month tenure, Kelly continued to make impressive improvements, ultimately achieving a remarkable reduction in downtime to just 13%. This substantial enhancement in productivity can be attributed to Kelly’s multi-faceted abilities, including efficient mold repair, as well as his capacity to train and oversee eight less-experienced mold technicians within the client’s workforce.

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Our client faced a significant backlog due to a shortage of local talent, and that’s where FlexTrades came to the rescue. Within just three weeks, we deployed a team of skilled Assemblers, Welders, Fabricators, and Maintenance Technicians. The client’s management was not only satisfied but thrilled with our ability to swiftly provide them with the workforce they needed.

Our dedicated technicians went above and beyond, working diligently every weekend for months. Their tireless efforts paid off, as the backlog that had been causing concerns was completely cleared within just two months. This success story is a testament to our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions for our clients.

It’s no surprise that this client has now become one of our most substantial partners, consistently utilizing our talented workforce across multiple worksites nationwide.

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The surge in demand and the implementation of a new system prompted the need for FlexTrades’ skilled workforce.

One of our clients in the plastic manufacturing sector, serving the food and packaging industry, was grappling with delayed shipments. This was primarily due to the introduction of a new warehouse management system at all their facilities nationwide. Their in-house staff couldn’t keep up with the increased workload, causing difficulties in meeting delivery deadlines. In response, we swiftly dispatched over 60 FlexTrades forklift and material handlers to several of their facilities across the country. Our adept technicians seamlessly integrated into the workflow, surpassing our client’s expectations by achieving warehouse goals more efficiently than anticipated. Notably, our technicians demonstrated flexibility by relocating to different facilities as the need arose, even if it required traveling to another state.

The positive outcome led to ongoing collaboration, with our client consistently redeploying our technicians. To date, we’ve deployed over 200 technicians to 15 of their sites nationwide, effectively addressing production gaps.

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One of our clients in the Plastic Packaging industry faced a substantial surge in demand, causing a significant backlog in their production. To address this challenge swiftly, we mobilized a skilled workforce consisting of technicians, a forklift operator, hot press operator, machine operator, maintenance technician, manufacturing technician, and packer.

These adept technicians played a pivotal role in rapidly enhancing our client’s production capacity. As a result of our successful intervention, we extended our support to multiple client locations across the United States, further reinforcing our commitment to boosting productivity and meeting their evolving needs.

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