Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Flexxbotics secures investment and mentorship from SolidWorks and Onshape co-founder

January 22, 2024
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Flexxbotics has received strategic investment and mentorship support from Scott Harris, co-founder of SolidWorks and Onshape. The company shares in a press statement that this strategic investment is an exciting development, propelling the company towards further innovation and growth in smart factory robotic manufacturing.

Scott Harris, a known figure in the world of computer-aided design and manufacturing software, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Flexxbotics. As a co-founder of both SolidWorks, acquired by Dassault Systèmes, and Onshape, acquired by PTC, he reportedly has a distinguished track record in driving technological innovation and transforming industries.

“Flexxbotics is at the forefront of a transformative movement in manufacturing, where robotics and digitalization play a pivotal role in creating smarter, more efficient production environments. Their capability to adapt robot performance on-the-fly in response to feedback is truly unique,” said Harris. “I’m excited to be part of this exciting journey with Flexxbotics and to contribute to their mission of redefining how robots and industrial machines work together in manufacturing processes.”

Harris’ investment and expertise will reportedly enable Flexxbotics to further accelerate its research and development efforts, expand its product offerings and reach a broader customer base. The collaboration will not only strengthen Flexxbotics’ position as an industry leader but also bring fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to the rapidly evolving landscape of manufacturing automation.


“We are eager to have Scott Harris on board as an investor and advisor,” said Tyler Bouchard, co-founder and CEO of Flexxbotics. “His deep industry knowledge and successful track record in manufacturing software solutions will be invaluable as we continue to push the boundaries of robotics and manufacturing technology. Together, we will redefine how manufacturers can benefit from robotic automation in the smart factory.”

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