Plex Prepares Food Processors For Changes In Quality Certification

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Industry Expert to Explain the Details of Updates in Certification

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 19, 2012 -- Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online FSMS, the leading enterprise food safety management system, today announced a webinar called "Ensure Readiness for SQF Changes," taking place on May 1, 2012, at 1 p.m. ET. Click to register for this informative webinar.

The newly released SQF Edition 7 has several new requirements and changes that apply to all sectors of the food industry. Food processors and manufacturers must move quickly to understand and prepare for upgrades in order to be compliant for audits conducted after July 1, 2012. Jeff Chilton, president of Chilton Consulting Group, is a certified SQF consultant and auditor, and a certified lead instructor for HACCP training. He will discuss the changes in Edition 7 to the SQF certification standards and provide guidance on achieving and maintaining SQF certification.

In this timely webinar, attendees will learn the new requirements in Edition 7 and ways to avoid the consequences of noncompliance. Attendees also will gain insight into changes beyond the new "Code Change Map."

Register for "Ensure Readiness for SQF Changes" on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 1 p.m. ET.

"Food quality and safety are crucial considerations for the food industry and major changes to certifications like the SQF validate their importance," said Plex Systems Vice President Patrick Fetterman. "Jeff's knowledge and expertise of this topic are unparalleled; attendees will benefit from his guidance regarding upgrades and compliance."

About Plex Systems, Inc.

Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a SaaS ERP (software as a service) Cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's comprehensive functional coverage delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc. More information is available at

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