Flexware Innovation named GE Fanuc Automation Premier Solution Provider

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., September 16, 2005  Flexware Innovation, a leading provider of automation technology and integration services, has been named to the GE Fanuc Premier Solution Provider Program. GE Fanuc awards the program designation to industry-leading systems integrators who have proven capabilities with GE Fanuc products and solutions. Integrators must meet technical, operational and quality evaluations, and pass a rigorous audit process that includes an assessment of customer references and a thorough knowledge of automation system design and optimization.

"We are proud to have Flexware in our program," said Steve Weller, GE Fanuc's Premier Solution Provider program manager. "Their extensive industry and GE Fanuc product knowledge, combined with a proven focus on providing customer value, make them an excellent addition to our program. Our customers will certainly benefit from this partnership."

Flexware was founded in 1996 and today serves some of the world's largest automotive, assembly, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. The company offers a variety of custom and commercially-available manufacturing IT and automation solutions, including manufacturing execution systems, manufacturing intelligence solutions, and electronic device/batch history record systems.

"After more than eight years of implementing GE Fanuc Automation solutions, we are very excited about being added to their Premier Solution Provider Program," said Scott Whitlock, President of Flexware. "By working closely with GE Fanuc Automation and their channel partner, Industrial Network Systems, our customers will benefit from the collaborative efforts around marketing, sales and product implementation that we are able to provide."

About Flexware Innovation
Flexware Innovation was founded in 1996 to address the needs of modern manufacturing. By connecting the automated plant floor with existing business and accounting systems, the company gave executives real-time visibility of manufacturing operations. Serving medical device, pharmaceutical, automotive, and assembly manufacturers, Flexware's specific solutions include: manufacturing execution / shop floor management systems, electronic device/batch history records, tracking/genealogy, error proofing, manufacturing intelligence, and computer system validation. For more information about Flexware Innovation, visit www.flexwareinnovation.com or call 317-813-5411.

About GE Fanuc Automation
GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between GE and FANUC LTD of Japan, delivers automation hardware and software designed to help users reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhance profitability. With solutions and services catering to virtually every industrial segment, GE Fanuc Automation provides a diverse array of capabilities and products, including controllers, embedded systems, advanced software, motion control, CNCs, operator interfaces, industrial computers, and lasers. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, GE Fanuc Automation is a part of GE Industrial and combines the diverse global strengths of the GE family with the local presence customers need to design, develop and maintain their automation investments.

For more information, visit www.gefanuc.com or contact: GE Fanuc Information Center, P.O. Box 8106, Charlottesville, VA 22906, Phone: (800) GE FANUC (800-433-2682), Fax: 434-978-5205, e-mail: gefanuc@gefanuc.com.

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