Five Plex Systems Customers Win Managing Automation

Press Release

Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced that five of its customers have been selected by Managing Automation to receive Progressive Manufacturing (PM) 100 awards. Recipients of this prestigious recognition include Cuisine Solutions, Inteva Products, Phoenix Logistics, Ralco Industries, and GR Spring & Stamping.

The PM100 awards are presented annually by Managing Automation to recognize best-in-class manufacturers from around the world who are using advanced technologies to achieve business transformations. The five Plex Online customers noted below identified the system's contributions to their business success in their award nominations.

  • Cuisine Solutions has been honored due to its improvements in quality and traceability achieved since its launch of Plex Online.
  • Inteva Products received the PM100 award for its launch of Plex Online in 14 locations in just 12 months with almost immediate business improvements.
  • Phoenix Logistics received the PM100 in recognition of the added value it has achieved with its fully integrated manufacturing system (Plex Online).
  • Ralco Industries is recognized with the PM100 award for its success in improving quality, delivery and cost following its Plex Online launch.
  • GR Spring & Stamping has been honored for its suggestion program which has driven $1.2 million in savings. Plex Online is the system that supports this stellar employee-driven program.

The PM100 awards will be presented on May 5 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. During this event, Managing Automation will also announce which of the 100 companies being honored also receive High Achiever awards, Best of Mastery awards, and the Editor's Choice award. Two companies will also be named 2010 Progressive Manufacturers of the Year.

"Congratulations to these five outstanding companies," said Plex Systems President and CEO Mark Symonds.  "They have set and met ambitious performance, productivity and profitability goals, and they provide shining examples of what can be achieved in manufacturing today.

"These PM100 winners represent food processing, aerospace/defense, and automotive industries, and they are involved in everything from stamping to packaging, to design and testing," continued Symonds. "We are pleased that Plex Online is helping companies that cover this wide range of industries."

To view a list of all PM100 winners, go to

About Plex Systems, Inc. Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a software as a service (SaaS) solution for the manufacturing enterprise and the only solution to achieve the prestigious Champion ranking in Aberdeen Group's 2009 "ERP in Manufacturing" AXIS report. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for sales and marketing, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's fully integrated model delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run their business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe.