2015 Plex Impact Award Winners
American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) was recognized for leading the automotive industry into cloud ERP. AAM implemented a new cloud ERP system across seven facilities to automate all operations in AAM's metal forming unit. Through access to real-time data and increased efficiency, the division achieved manufacturing output and improvement in inventory turns.
FloraCraft harnessed cloud ERP for innovation. The company revolutionized its business by capturing production data instantly to help guide decision making, meet changing demand and ensure on-time, accurate shipments. As a result, FloraCraft substantially increased revenues without increasing labor costs and earned the distinction of Walmart's 2014 Supplier of the Year.
Accuride transformed its organization by modernizing its information and manufacturing execution systems across six of its nine operations. With Plex, Accuride increased productivity, automated processes, integrated workflows and achieved greater visibility across the organization. These achievements – coupled with existing process upgrades – helped the company win a 2014 AME Manufacturing Excellence Award for its facility in Henderson, Kentucky.