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Plex is revolutionizing the Manufacturing industry. Read our latest news and analyst coverage and see how our customers are transforming their businesses.

Plex Systems Wins Workplace Excellence Award for Ninth Consecutive Year
Thu Aug 17 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, recognized as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in 2017.
TechTarget: Use of Data Analytics Boosts Small Businesses
Tue Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2017
G&W Products, a custom metal fabricator, replaced its legacy technology four years ago. Since the shift, the company has been able to gain access to meaningful company analytics using Plex, helping the organization and its leadership make better business decisions.
Computer Economics: ERP Consolidation Accelerates
Thu Jul 27 00:00:00 EDT 2017
The ERP landscape is changing, with recent activity noting a trend toward industry consolidation. The most recent announcement validates cloud-based solutions are the way forward for business software, says Plex.
Crain’s Detroit Business: Sanders Innovates, Grows for Sweet Success
Mon Jul 24 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Candy and baked goods manufacturer Sanders Candy highlights how innovative technology solutions like Plex is helping the 142-year-old organization transform.
IndustryWeek: Google Glass Returns, This Time with Industrial Tweaks
Fri Jul 21 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Google Glass Enterprise Edition is publicly announced, but manufacturers aren’t as surprised as other industries, says reporter Matt LaWell. In fact, Plex customers like Fisher Dynamics explored the application of Google Glass and other connected technologies years ago, demonstrating just one way manufacturers can take advantage of a growing wearables market.
IndustryWeek: IndustryWeek Best Plants Winner Firstronic Proves That the US Can Manufacture Electronics
Wed Jun 28 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Smart processes and systems help deliver new business opportunities for high tech manufacturer Firstronic. The company shares some of the ways they’ve used the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to achieve a three-year growth rate exceeding 250%, thanks to improvements to workforce management, quality assurance, and IT solutions that challenge traditional methods.
Food Engineering: Mike Rowe Thinks More Kids Should Skip College
Wed Jun 28 00:00:00 EDT 2017
The skills gap is a chief concern for today’s manufacturers, and as Mike Rowe explains at PowerPlex 2017, we all must work together to help close it. Learn exactly how big the challenge is, and some of the ways Mike and Plex are working to resolve it.
From Pepper Mills to Autonomous Robots, Manufacturing Leaders Run Plex Systems
Thu Jun 22 11:00:00 EDT 2017
Leading innovators in manufacturing continue to choose & deploy the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to run their business, from the shop floor to the top floor.
Food Engineering: Successful Allergen Control Requires Close Attention to Detail
Thu Jun 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Plex provides insights for food and beverage manufacturers on managing allergens – a growing concern across the industry. Topping the list of insights are a focus on the process, planning tools, and leveraging software to properly manage materials on the shop floor.
IT Toolbox: Seven Keys for Better ERP Security
Sat Jun 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Plex’s Todd Weeks provides perspective on why 2017 is the year to focus on ERP security, and how business professionals can create a framework for reducing their company’s vulnerability to a cyber-attack.