Aerospace and Defense
Sharpen your competitive advantage through industry-leading quality, compliance and traceability along with superior manufacturing and supply chain execution.
Plex for Aerospace and Defense
Exceed expectations and drive revenue with world-class quality, end-to-end traceability and streamlined business processes. The Plex Manufacturing Cloud for A&D manufacturers delivers a secure, reliable and flexible solution for agile multi-mode production and lean supply chain operations.
Eight Must-Have ERP Features for A&D
Meeting Aerospace and Defense Industry Challenges
Aerospace & defense manufacturers strive to reduce costs while maintaining quality and accelerating time to market in a compliance-driven industry. With Plex ERP, you can bring your engineering, production, pricing and accounting together at a level of accuracy and transparency not possible with traditional, pieced-together systems. Manage complex global supply chains, meet aggressive delivery cycles, adhere to strict industry compliance requirements and conquer a lengthy sales process in the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.
Features and Benefits
Master Your Plans and Schedules
- Plan, schedule and dispatch production operations for more agile, efficient, repeatable and custom execution.
- Make faster and more efficient scheduling trade-off decisions to better manage production schedules through built in, fully integrated Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Communicate issues immediately — resulting in leaner operations.
Get Closer to Your Partners
- Bring partners closer to your businesses through supply chain management visibility, self-service capabilities and bi-directional electronic communication
- Provide accurate, detailed bids and estimates to your prospective customers.
- Make quality management integral to your ERP processes while reducing the cost of poor quality (CoPQ)
- Maintain thorough and complete audit trails and manage partner certifications. Support analysis and verification with upstream and downstream genealogy down to very specific information about inventory (including lot and heat data).
Minimize supply chain risks through compliance with ITAR and by relying on industry-leading security and disaster recovery with the Plex Manufacturing Cloud. Operate in the safety, security and flexibility of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud for a cost-effective, high-performance and reliable enterprise.
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The Plex Manufacturing Cloud
The Plex Manufacturing Cloud is a single unified platform that helps you manage your manufacturing operations with unmatched agility and superior performance. Plex delivers a competitive edge to your business through its built-in broad and deep set of functionalities.
Keep your accounting and finance system in sync with accurate, real-time data
Improve your customer service and save time and effort
Expand your business with enhanced controls and real-time data access
Treat your employees well and increase job satisfaction
Improve inventory accuracy and optimize material availability
Plan for an optimized capacity utilization of your shop floor resources
Track all program activities to ensure compliance and timely reporting
Keep your plant efficient and productive with a central production hub
Improve product quality and comply with specifications