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The Fabricator: Making Sense of Manufacturing Acronyms
Tue Nov 08 09:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Plex’s Stu Johnson helps readers make sense of the most popular three-letter acronyms that crowd the enterprise software space and provides a back-to-the-basics look at how these acronyms help make managing business processes easier.
Assembly Magazine: Industry 4.0 – Myth vs. Reality
Thu Nov 03 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Industry 4.0 promises to transform the way that engineers design and build products over the next two decades. How will the manufacturing industry adjust? “Manufacturing is a very pragmatic industry not generally prone to jumping at every new trend,” notes Plex Systems’ Stu Johnson. “The rest of the market will generally fall in line once the return on investment is clear. Smaller companies generally do not have the resources to risk on low rate of return projects.”
Plex Study: Innovation Fueled by Connected Manufacturing | Plex
Wed Oct 26 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
The 2016 Plex State of Manufacturing Technology study provides real-world insight from nearly 200 manufacturing organizations that are using technology today to meet the demands of customers, drive product innovation and improve operational efficiency. Learn more here.
ComputerWorld: 2016 Data + Editors’ Choice Award
Thu Sep 01 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
MFC Netform, a leading supplier of powertrain parts for the automotive and agricultural industries, awarded the 2016 ComputerWorld Data + Editors’ Choice Award for leveraging technology, in this case a cloud-based ERP solution from Plex Systems, to grow its business from a start-up to an industry leader in just 10 years. “With Plex, we never have to prepare for customer visits or audits,” says Tim Cripsey, general manager. “Our documentation is always up to date and in order.”
Mint Jutras: Plex Systems Hits the Acquisition Trail
Mon Aug 22 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Industry Analyst Cindy Jutras shares her thoughts on the DemandCaster acquisition. “Plex’s intent here is to add supply chain planning to an already robust ERP and MES offering,” Jutras writes. “But in this case, no M&A pixie dust is required. Plex and DemandCaster have been partnering together for about a year and already 10 out of DemandCaster’s 50 customers are also Plex customers. The integration is complete and bidirectional.”
Shop Metal Tech Magazine: Enterprising Solutions that Click
Mon Aug 15 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
G&W Products, a custom metal fabrication company, started from scratch implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for its shop floor. Now, G&W is reaping the benefits of having real-time access to documents and procedures. “I don’t think anyone understood the accessibility [the Plex Manufacturing Cloud] gave us. Having the ability to access drawings, work instructions…all the things customers require of us is now just a click away,” says Jeff Karan, Director of IT at G&W Products.
Strativa Blog: The Growing Circle of Cloud ERP
Wed Aug 10 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Cloud-based ERP functionality is not only catching up with traditional ERP providers, but now offering extended functionality. Frank Scavo, industry analyst, provides insight on Plex’s offering as a result of the DemandCaster acquisition. “As the first cloud ERP provider focused on manufacturing companies, [Plex] has a functional footprint that is wider and deeper than other ERP providers.”
Diginomica: Plex Acquires DemandCaster for Cloud-based Supply Chain
Tue Aug 09 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Industry Analyst Dennis Howlett shares his insight on the Plex acquisition of DemandCaster. “For the longer term, Plex now has a strong incentive to overlay supply chain analytics to its existing analytics roadmap.”
R “Ray” Wang Blog: Plex Adds Supply Chain Planning with DemandCaster Acquisition
Tue Aug 09 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
R “Ray” Wang, analyst from Constellation, provides an overview of Plex’s acquisition of supply chain planning leader DemandCaster. “The first acquisition by Plex provides a win-win for customers who seek consolidation of capabilities in the cloud. Customers win with end-to-end manufacturing execution, ERP, and supply chain capabilities from one cloud vendor. The OEM partnership paved the way for a smooth transition for customers.”
Plex Acquires Leader in Cloud-based Supply Chain Planning | Plex
Tue Aug 09 08:00:00 GMT-05:00 2016
Plex Systems acquires DemandCaster, the leader in cloud-based supply chain planning, and expands their cloud erp solutions. Learn more here.