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.
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.
Embedded Systems Engineering: Analytics to Answer the Next Question and the One After That
Sat Jun 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Hatch Stamping demonstrates a long-standing culture of using business intelligence to drive smart decisions, most recently applying production analytic application from shop floor to top floor leadership, which has contributed to 25 percent sales growth in the last two years alone. Plex leaders also discuss analytics’ role in IIoT and the product innovation process.
Industry Today: IL-Based Manufacturer Increases Profit Margin, On-Time Performance, Lead Time
Wed May 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017
ASK Power, a manufacturer of electrical power connectors for the transportation, military, telecommunications, and OEM markets improves business processes using sales & operations planning and capacity planning.
Diginomica: The State of Manufacturing ERP – part 5 – The Plex update
Thu May 18 00:00:00 EDT 2017
As part of an ongoing series profiling manufacturing ERP vendors, industry analyst Brian Sommer shares an update on Plex, noting that “Plex is the grand master of the cloud ERP space.”
Enterprise Irregulars: PowerPlex celebrating the American Mittelstand
Wed May 17 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Analyst Vinnie Mirchandani of Deal Architect reflects on his recent experience at PowerPlex 2017 and expresses approval for Plex’s celebration of manufacturers.
aftermarketNews: Accuride Receives Plex Systems 2017 Impact Award for Leadership
Sat May 13 00:00:00 EDT 2017
The 2017 Plex Impact Award recognizes leading manufacturers, including Accuride Corp., a growing global supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries.
IndustryWeek: The Tech Column—A Cleveland Postcard from the #mfgTechShow
Sat May 13 00:00:00 EDT 2017
PowerPlex 2017 keynote Mike Rowe speaks with IndustryWeek about the influence of automation on the future manufacturing and why he thinks “dirty” jobs will never go away.
Diginomica: PowerPlex ’17 – CEO Jason Blessing on Plex’s Numbers as Cloud Manufacturing Hits a Tipping Point
Fri May 12 00:00:00 EDT 2017
At PowerPlex 2017, industry analyst Jon Reed sat down with Plex CEO Jason Blessing to hear more about Plex’s growth as a company and discuss the cloud manufacturing tipping point.
Enterprise Times: Plex Plunders Mathematics for Supply Chain and HCM Improvements
Thu May 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Plex is further connecting people, processes, systems and products in manufacturing enterprises with two new advancements in its analytics and supply chain suites, enabling greater enterprise-wide visibility, control and management with a forward-looking approach to data, forecasting, and machine-learning.
Automation World: Manufacturers’ Slow, but Steady Migration to the Cloud
Thu May 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Sanders Candy realizes significant ROI with Plex in part due to fast-track deployment, and being able to rely on experts for hardware infrastructure buildouts and software maintenance. The company has seen significant overall growth in the last three years, with equipment and production lines contributing to the company tripling its output.
Diginomica: PowerPlex 2017 – Trojan Battery Puts Industry Analysts Through the Lead Acid Battery Test
Thu May 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Industry analyst Jon Reed shares highlights from the Trojan Battery facility tour that was part of the analyst experience at PowerPlex 2017. Cloud-Based Analytics for Supply Chain and Workforce Performance
Wed May 10 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Plex has introduced two new analytic applications designed to provide manufacturers insight into supply chain performance and their workforce. Part of the IntelliPlex Analytic Application Suite, these new apps not only to streamline and automates operations, but also enable greater access to company wide data.
Automation Alley: Manufacturers—Make Data Work for You
Thu May 04 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Industry 4.0 is here, and is comprehensively reinventing how we imagine, design, make, deliver, and service products. Plex shares how connected manufacturers can take the incredible spectrum of data that comes from new platforms associated with Industry 4.0 and leverage it for practical business tools today.